Braden Named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Integrity and Ethics

Published July 16, 2018 Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce, after a nationwide search, Jeneane Braden has accepted the position of Washington University Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Integrity and Ethics. In her new role, Jeneane will provide leadership and strategic direction with oversight of the following programs: Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, […]

Storch Named Research Integrity Officer

Published June 27, 2018 Dear WashU Research Community, I am delighted to announce that Gregory Storch, MD, has agreed to take on the role of Research Integrity Officer (RIO) for Washington University, effective July 1, 2018. Greg will replace Aubrey Morrison, MBBS, MACP, who has served in this role since 2006. Greg is the Ruth […]

RMS Update and Reminders Week of June 11

Published June 11, 2018 SUBMIT EARLY:  Reduce Stress and Risk We cannot emphasize strongly enough that investigators and administrators need to prepare, finalize and submit proposals prior to the last day of the deadline. There were approximately 60 proposals that still needed to be submitted on the day of the June 5 deadline, creating major […]

RMS Update and Reminders

Published June 1, 2018 Successful grants.gov S2S Submissions Through RMS Since the May 7th RMS go-live, 22 proposals have been successfully submitted to grants.gov through RMS. We encourage the use of RMS for S2S submissions, but we can’t emphasize enough the need to complete your RMS documents and submit your proposals before the application deadline […]

RMS Week 2 Go-Live Update

Published May 16, 2018 Thank you to everyone for your patience over the last week and your efforts toward moving things forward as we experience a few rocky transitions. Get the Latest Updates on RMS – Visit the PAAMCO Project Page! In an effort to reduce the number of Research News notifications, and to provide […]

New CITI Login & Enrollment Process

Published May 16, 2018 As announced on April 30, Washington University has moved the CITI login process to a direct, WUSTL Key-enabled sign on. Users now select courses within the CITI website rather than through AISystem. How does this affect me? ​You now login directly to CITI with your WUSTL Key. The Washington University​ websites in […]

Procurement Under the Uniform Guidance

Published May 11, 2018 Per the discussion at the Research Administrator Forums last week, Purchasing Services and Sponsored Projects Accounting have drafted a set of guidelines for the implementation of Procurement under the Uniform Guidance. The related UG edits in FIS will be implemented on 6/6/18. A more detailed review of this issue will be provided […]

RMS Day 3 Go-Live Status and RPPR Workaround

Published May 10, 2018 We are pleased to see that so many people have accessed the Research Management System (RMS) immediately after go-live, whether you have an impending proposal deadline or not. With this much activity in the system we are quickly seeing which functions are working smoothly and which ones are not. Please review […]

Tracking JROC Agreements in the New Research Management System (RMS)

Published May 8, 2018 Over the next couple of months, the Joint Research Office for Contracts (JROC) will begin tracking its agreements in RMS. The agreement data will be captured in the Proposal Tracking (PT) module under the Agreements tab. Described below are key changes to JROC procedures as we transition to using the new […]