RATS: Research Administration Training Series Core Courses

FBS recommends at least the following core courses for those involved in research.

The Research Administration Training Series (RATS) is offered through the Office of the Vice-President for Research. For a full list of courses and descriptions, please visit the Research Administration Training Series (RATS) website

Course Titles

Fundamentals of Effort Reporting, Audits and Recharge Centers

Governing Regulations for Grants and Contracts>

Grant Management Essentials

Introduction to Technology Commercialization & Intellectual Property

Introduction to the IRB, the IACUC and the IBC

Introduction to the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP)

Investigator Training Workshop: Post-Award Session

Mandatory Effort Reporting (PAR) Training

Overview of Research Administration

Project Management: Implementing the Award Process

Purchasing and Procurement

Responsible Conduct in Research / Conflict of Interest

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