URSA News and Announcements

Lab Assessments Go Online

The Office of Research and Environmental Safety (RES) is moving from a paper system to an all-electronic method of performing laboratory assessments. Beginning this summer (2017) the assessments will be integrated into the GSU Research Portal system for ease of tracking and assessment completion. From the Research Portal, PIs will receive notices of scheduled walkthroughs… more »

United States Announces New Security Protocols on Certain Inbound International Flights

The Department of Homeland Security recently announced new security protocols that impact the transport and use of personal and Georgia State University issued electronics that may be taken abroad for research, collaborative, or conference attendance purposes. Direct travel from, or a transfer through, these 10 airports to the United States are impacted by these protocols:

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Research Solutions Technology Showcase Event on Wednesday March 15th

Research Solutions and the Office of Vice President for Research & Economic Development would like to invite you to the 2nd annual Research Solutions Technology Showcase event. You can join us for the morning session, afternoon session, or the entire day. Doors open at 8:30 at 100 Auburn Avenue (Centennial Hall). We will have guest… more »

Bridge funds available for FLSA-affected salaries on sponsored awards

Effective December 1, 2016, all postdoctoral associates that are paid from sponsored project (grant) funds and are classified as exempt employees must be paid a minimum annual salary of $47,476 as required by the federal regulation recently issued from the Department of Labor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

President Becker, Vice President Rackliffe, and… more »