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Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 180

14 March 2017

  • Research Grants User Group Meeting - Tuesday 28 March
  • Symplectic Elements Maintenance Work - Tuesday 28 March
  • Grant Inflation for Wellcome Trust Awards
  • Implementation of the Updated Research Terms and Conditions for US Federal Awards
  • Main Researchfish Submission has closed
  • Support for preparation of large cross-School research funding bids
  • Developments in Open Science in the Netherlands - Tuesday 11 April

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 179

9 March 2017

  • Researchfish Submission Deadline - 16 March 2017
  • Audit for Horizon 2020 Grants
  • Excel Versions of CUFS Reports
  • How to Get the Most Out of Modern Peer Review - Thurs 30 March
  • Increasing Openness and Reproducibility in Research - Monday 10 April 2017

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 178

16 February 2017

  • Researchfish Submission Period 6 Feb - 16 March 2017
  • MRF/SRF Rates for 2017
  • Workshop: Roles and Risks in Research Grant Applications – 8th March 2017
  • Journal Subscriptions Meeting about the RSC - 22nd February 2017
  • RGUG - Tuesday 28th March 2017
  • UIS Data Storage

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 177

2 February 2017

  • Researchfish submission period 6 Feb - 16 March 2017
  • New fEC rates
  • RGUG meeting - 10th February
  • Events from the Office of Scholarly Communication

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 176

24 January 2017

  • Workshop for PIs and Students - how to submit your Researchfish return
  • X5 Training

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 175

5 January 2017

  • Researchfish Workshop - Tuesday 10th January
  • Linking Publications to Grants in Research Symplectic
  • Workshop for PIs and Students - how to submit your Researchfish return
  • X5 Unavailable on Thursday 12th January 7:00am – 9:00am
  • Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Engagement Workshops
  • Research Software Management, Sharing and Sustainability Workshop - Monday 16th January
  • Research Grants User Group Meeting - Friday 10th February

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 174

8 December 2016

  • Application & Expenditure Statement Deadlines during December
  • Wellcome Trust - Population, Environment and Health team visit Cambridge - Tuesday 20th December
  • Researchfish Workshop - Tuesday 10th January 2017
  • Workshop for PIs and Students - how to submit your Researchfish return
  • Research Policy Committee Minutes from 6th October 2016
  • Research Grants User Group Meeting - 10th February 2017 at 10am

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 173

22 November 2016

  • X5 Unavailable on Monday 28th November 7:30am - 9:00am
  • RGUG - Thursday 8th December
  • Application & Expenditure Statement Deadlines during December
  • Researchfish Workshop - Tuesday 10th January 2017
  • Workshop for PIs and Students - how to submit your Researchfish return

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 172

10 November 2016

  • Funders' Collection Period 2017
  • Research Administrators' Programme 2017
  • Publicly Accessible Webpage for Equipment Sharing now live
  • Open Research Pilot Project: Call for Participants
  • Wellcome Open Research Publishing Platform

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 171

25 October 2016

  • Funders' Collection Period 2017
  • RGUG Meeting - 1st November
  • Data Management Plans - All You Need to Know
  • Agreement between the European Commission and the US Government
  • Export Controls and Academia
  • BBSRC Chief Executive Open Meeting: Strategy and Forward Plans

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 170

11 October 2016

  • Research Administrators' Programme 2017
  • Audit of US Federal Funded Grants
  • BBSRC Chief Executive Open Meeting: Strategy and Forward Plans
  • RGUG meeting, Tuesday 1st November, 1:30pm
  • Open Access events

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 169

30 September 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -169
  • RGUG: change of date and feedback needed

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 168

15 September 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -168
  • WORKSHOP: Helping Researchers Publish
  • Call for Data Champions

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 167

8 September 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -167
  • Internally Invoiced Costs on Horizon 2020 project

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 166

19 August 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -166
  • HM Treasury guarantees EU funding beyond date UK leaves the EU
  • Equipment Sharing Project – new Twitter account

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 165

5 August 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -165
  • Advance Notice - Symplectic upgrade w/c 15 August 2016
  • New Income Allocation Policy – ERC PI time income split now extended to all H2020 awards
  • ERC Starting Grant Information session
  • New Concordat on Open Data launched

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 164

21 July 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -164
  • RGUG meeting: date changed to 8 Sept. 2016
  • Reminder: new Income Allocation Policy effective from 1 August 2016
  • EPSRC: Presentation on delivery plan

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 163

21 July 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -163
  • ROO website update following EU referendum result
  • The Data Dialogue - Time to Share: Navigating Boundaries & Benefits
  • The University needs your feedback on research data services

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 162

24 June 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -162
  • Inappropriate use of RCUK funds – future grant reviews
  • New Income Allocation Policy effective from 1st August 2016

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 161

10 June 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -161
  • 1. Changes to Income Allocation Policy- effective from 1st August 2016
  • 2. RGUG meeting on 23 June cancelled
  • 3. Upgrade of electronic grants submission service in 2017
  • 4. European funding for research on global challenges
  • 5. Wellcome Trust: Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 160

26 May 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -160
  • 1. New Requirement for RCUK Funded Equipment to appear on National Portal
  • 2. Improving the research process - discussing an 'open research' position
  • 3. The Data Dialogue. Time to Share: Navigating Boundaries & Benefits
  • 4. Wellcome Trust Grant Tracker

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 159

13 May 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -159
  • 1. Platforms for research data management
  • 2. How to use the University’s repository to promote and publish your research
  • 3. Evaluators needed for Horizon 2020, Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 158

29 April 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -158
  • Reminder – RGUG meeting 5 May 2016
  • Equipment Sharing Update Easter Term 2016
  • Innovate UK – new home for funding opportunities
  • BA/ Leverhulme Small Research Grant applications

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 157

15 April 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -157
  • End of Researchfish submissions
  • “Teaming and Twinning calls” event
  • BA/ Leverhulme Small Research Grant applications
  • UFS Grants Invoices

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 156

1 April 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -156
  • Cancer Research UK Grant Finance Changes
  • New Jisc-funded service for recruiting participants
  • Open Science Framework - platform to manage research data
  • Workshop: Finding and accessing human genomic data for research

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 155

18 March 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -155
  • Date of RGUG meeting changed
  • Researchfish submission deadline for NIHR grants
  • “Teaming and Twinning calls” event
  • Obligation for FP7 Marie Curie fellows to submit questionnaires

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 154

4 March 2016

  • ROO Bulletin- 154
  • DEADLINE: RCUK Researchfish submission period closing 10 March 2016
  • Eligibility of claims related to irrecoverable VAT on Innovate UK grants

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 153

19 February 2016

  • ROO Bulletin- 153
  • X5 Training for Departments
  • X5 Unavailable – Tuesday 1st March between 07: 00 and 09:00
  • Reminder: Researchfish submission periods open
  • Equipment and research data sharing information sessions

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 152

4 February 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -152
  • X5 Update - new fEC and MRF/SRF rates
  • Budget Calculator - PI Incentive removed
  • Researchfish: submission period for RCUK now open
  • Round table discussion about CC BY requirements

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 151

22 January 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -151
  • Researchfish training workshop taking place today (22 Jan.) in Cambridge
  • RCUK Researchfish collection period 2016
  • Reminder: Next RGUG meeting on 9 Feb. 2016
  • DMP support service

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 150

8 January 2016

  • ROO Bulletin -150
  • Reminder- Registration for Researchfish workshop on 22 Jan. 2016, at 1:30pm for PIs and 2:30pm for Departmental Administrators
  • Next RGUG meeting on 9 Feb. 2016
  • Guidance for Researchfish node administrators
  • Node administrators- amendments on Researchfish by mid-January
  • Wellcome Trust’s and CRUK’s requirements for data sharing – meet the funders
  • Strategies for managing social media research data

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 149

10 December 2015

  • ROO Bulletin -149
  • Researchfish workshop in Cambridge in January 2016
  • Guidance for Resarchfish users
  • Nature’s ‘Scientific Data’ journal event
  • Open Data @ Addenbrokes
  • Open Data @ Mill Lane

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 148

26 November 2015

  • ROO Bulletin -148
  • Researchfish system for collecting Research Outcomes
  • Researchfish submission for Arthritis Research UK – deadline 1 Dec 2015
  • Researchfish submission for Cancer Research UK (CRUK)
  • Changes to grant management arrangements of Wellcome Trust from December 2015
  • Christmas/New Year Closing Dates and Application/Expenditure Statement Deadlines
  • Relocation of the Research Operations Office from Mill Lane to Greenwich House

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 147

12 November 2015

  • ROO Bulletin -147
  • RCUK Funding Assurance Programme (FAP) 2015 – Final update
  • RCUK Researchfish collection period 2016
  • ContentMine Workshop: mining for the life sciences
  • Research Data Management Workshop
  • OpenCon Cambridge
  • New RCUK guidelines on research data sharing policy - feedback welcome
  • Sign up for the Open Access monthly newsletter

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 146

29 October 2015

  • Research Bulletin 146
  • Information Session about Funders’ Requirements for Sharing Research Data

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 145

22 October 2015

  • RCUK Funding Assurance Programme Audit Presentation

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 144

15 October 2015

  • RCUK Funding Assurance Programme Audit
  • Invitation to Discuss New Research Data Sharing Requirements with Funders and Policy Makers
  • ROOTS Tier 2 Research Administrators Programme 2016
  • X5 Training Dates 2016

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 142

2 October 2015

  • ROOTS Tier 2 Research Administrators Programme 2016
  • X5 Training Dates 2016
  • RCUK Funding Assurance Programme Audit

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 141

18 September 2015

  • EPSRC Random Checks on Publications for Research Data Accessibility
  • Export Control and Intrusion Software Tools
  • A Panel Discussion on Open Data – Moving Science Forward Or A Waste Of Time and Money?
  • Eligibility of UCF (University Composition Fee) on Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN, IAAP Grants
  • Streamlining of EC Reporting – stricter rules affecting Financial and Scientific Reporting
  • RGUG - Tuesday 22nd September 2015

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 140

21 August 2015

  • X5 Submission Reports - External Partners and Collaborating Departments
  • Science Funding Opportunities in Poland - Presentation 28 September
  • Funder Requirements for Sharing Research Data – Request a Talk at your Department
  • Budgeting for Open Access Costs in Grant Applications
  • Online Contracts Submission

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 139

7 August 2015

  • New Research Operations Office Website
  • X5 Training Dates
  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy Briefing Session - 19 November
  • Helping you Manage your Research Data – Please Circulate

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 138

4 August 2015

  • Wellcome Trust Grant Applications Require an ORCID
  • Open Data Newsletter and Events in August and September
  • RCUK Assurance Programme Audit, 23 - 25 Nov 2015
  • Guidelines on Authorship

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 137

24 July 2015

  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy briefing session – 13 October 2015
  • X5 Training Dates
  • Guidance on Creating a Cost Extension or Supplement in X5
  • European Research Council 2016 Call Deadlines

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 136

12 June 2015

  • RGUG - Tuesday 16 June

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 135

28 May 2015

  • Euro exchange rates in X5
  • X5 Training
  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy briefing session – 17 July
  • Research Data Management Policy Framework
  • Open Data Events and Blog

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 134

1 May 2015

  • Open Data information sessions
  • New ESRC research data policy
  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy briefing session – 5 June
  • RGUG - Minutes and Presentations

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 133

2 April 2015

  • New funder requirements for sharing research data
  • Changes to ESRC Research Grants funding thresholds
  • Sanctions against Russia
  • UKRO Horizon 2020 Slides

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 132

19 March 2015

  • Wellcome Trust New Grants System

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 131

20 February 2015

  • ERC Advanced Grant information session – Thursday 26 February 2015
  • UKRO visit - Monday 16 March 2015
  • Support for preparation of large cross-School research funding bids

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 130

6 February 2015

  • ERC Advanced Grant information session – Thursday 26 February 2015
  • Expenditure Review on Research Grants
  • X5 Common Values and Funder Form

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 129

30 January 2015

  • X5 fEC Rates Changes

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 128

23 January 2015

  • Twinning Call Presentation – Thursday 29 January 2015
  • X5 Training

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 127

9 January 2015

  • Wellcome Trust Visit - 15 January
  • ERC Consolidator Grant Information Session – Thursday 22 January
  • Twinning Call Presentation – 29 January

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 126

19 December 2014

  • Parkinson's UK - Researchfish deadline 16 Jan 2015
  • Innovate UK (formally Technology Strategy Board)
  • X5 - Overlapping Professorial Spine Points
  • X5 Submission Report - new FAQ
  • RGUG - Minutes and Presentations
  • Updates to Finance Grants Training Material

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 125

12 December 2014

  • Application and Expenditure Statement Deadlines during the Christmas Break
  • Cognos Report "3-2-1 Grants Listing" to be renamed "Grants Ending in a Specified Period"
  • Twinning Call Presentation – Thursday 29 January 2015
  • X5 Training
  • X5 – Award Costing

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 124

27 November 2014

  • X5 Training
  • X5 Updates
  • Research Grants User Group Meeting - 11 December 2014
  • Interim Financial Reporting
  • Missing or Unclear Narratives for Expenditure in CUFS

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 123

21 November 2014

  • BHF and NIHR Submission Periods Using Researchfish
  • ERC Starting Grants Information Event - 27 November
  • Application and Expenditure Statement Deadlines during the Christmas Break
  • Wellcome Trust Unveils New Funding Framework

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 122

7 November 2014

  • Minutes and Presentations from RGUG now available
  • TSB Knowledge Transfer Partnership
  • BBSRC Chief Executive visit to Cambridge – Monday 17th November

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 121

4 November 2014

  • 2014 Open Funder Submission Periods Using Researchfish - reminders

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 120

30 October 2014

  • 2014 Open Funder Submission Periods Using Researchfish

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 119

17 October 2014

  • Research Administrators Programme 2015
  • 2014 Open Funder Submission Periods Using Researchfish

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 118

3 October 2014

  • Research Administrators Programme 2015
  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy briefing sessions
  • Research Grants User Group (RGUG) – 16 October 2014
  • RCUK Sanction Statement & Researchfish Workshops
  • De-Mystifying Audits Workshop – 19 November 2014

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 117

19 September 2014

  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy briefing sessions

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 116

15 August 2014

  • X5 Availability
  • Researchfish Workshops & RCUK Collection Period

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 115

8 August 2014

  • De-Mystifying Audits Workshop – 12 September 2014
  • RGUG

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 114

25 July 2014

  • pFACT Decommissioning - 31st July
  • Presentations from RGUG now available

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 113

18 July 2014

  • Notification from the Open Access Project Team at the University Library

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 112

11 July 2014

  • ERC Advanced Grant Scheme Presentation - Wednesday 16th July
  • X5 Currency Rates
  • Cambridge Equipment Database
  • pFACT Decommissioning - 31st July

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 111

30 June 2014

  • Tour de France, Monday 7 July 2014 – Research Office Closed

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 110

13 June 2014

  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy briefing sessions
  • Research Outcomes Harmonisation Project update
  • New submission report for EC H2020 applications

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 109

30 May 2014

  • Open Meeting on Tuesday 3rd June with Professor Paul Boyle, Chief Executive of the ESRC

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 108

23 May 2014

  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy briefing sessions
  • RGUG

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 107

12 May 2014

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards - Government Taxes
  • X5 - change on default currency of Horizon 2020 funders

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 106

25 April 2014

  • New Research Grant Expenditure application has now been launched!!
  • pFACT Decommissioning

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 105

11 April 2014

  • UKRO Marie Sklodowska-Curie Information and Proposal Writing Event

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 104

4 April 2014

  • RCUK - Research Outcomes Harmonisation Project

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 101

21 March 2014

  • RGUG Tuesday 25 March 2014

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 100

7 March 2014

  • Wellcome Trust Open Meeting - Tuesday 18 March (Limited places still available)
  • Wellcome Trust - Allowable Costs
  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy Briefing Sessions

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 99

21 February 2014

  • Wellcome Trust Open Meeting - Tuesday 18 March (Limited places still available)
  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy Briefing Sessions
  • X5 Upgrade

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 98

7 February 2014

  • Wellcome Trust Open Meeting – Tuesday 18 March
  • X5 Upgrade

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 97

31 January 2014

  • X5 fEC Rates Changes - 3 February 2014

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 96

24 January 2014

  • Technology Strategy Board Eligible Costs
  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy Briefing Sessions
  • Research Grant Users Group - 28 January 2014

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 95

10 January 2014

  • Timesheets
  • Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) Support Letters
  • RCUK PhD stipends

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 94

6 December 2013

  • ROOTS Tier 2 Research Administrators Programme 2014
  • Wellcome Trust – changes to Grant policy
  • Open Innovation Collaboration with GSK

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 93

28 November 2013

  • Research Systems Store

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 92

22 November 2013

  • Research Grants User Group (RGUG) - 26 November 2013

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 91

11 November 2013

  • Horizon 2020 Presentations - Thursday 14 November 2013
  • MRC eVal

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 89

29 October 2013

  • British Heart Foundation Researchfish submission period is open

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 88

25 October 2013

  • pFACT Decommissioning
  • Full Economic Costing Briefing Sessions – 29 October 2013
  • Allocation of Principal Investigator (PI) time on Research Council grants
  • Interdisciplinary Projects within X5
  • Draft Work Programmes for Horizon 2020
  • Horizon 2020 Presentations - Thursday 14 November 2013
  • Horizon 2020 – ‘Health’ Information Event - Tuesday 26 November 2013

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 87

16 October 2013

  • Researchfish (e-val) presentation
  • X5 Unplanned Outage

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 86

11 October 2013

  • Additional Item: Update on the Removal of VAT Exemption for Research
  • Please can you ensure that all Research Council grant holders in your Department are aware of the following:
  • European Commission Guidance on Travel Costs
  • Research Council Grants - Starting Procedures
  • Horizon 2020 Presentations - Thursday 14 November 2013
  • Horizon 2020 – ‘Health’ Information Event - Tuesday 26 November 2013
  • Full Economic Costing Briefing Sessions – 29 October 2013

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 84

2 October 2013

  • US Government Shutdown – further update about the impact on NIH grants

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 83

1 October 2013

  • US Government Shutdown

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 82

23 September 2013

  • Update on the Removal of VAT Exemption for Research

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 81

20 September 2013

  • Research Grants User Group (RGUG) - 24 September
  • Full Economic Costing Briefing Sessions – 2 & 29 October
  • MRC Researchfish (e-Val)
  • Changes to BBSRC Final Reporting
  • Equipment Database

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 80

3 September 2013

  • Research Professional Training Sessions - 16 September 2013
  • Full Economic Costing Briefing Sessions – 2 & 29 October 2013

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 79

19 August 2013

  • New Financial Conflict of Interest policy to meet US regulations

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 78

2 August 2013

  • X5 Salary file update
  • X5 - Generic Funders and Searchable FAQs

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 77

22 July 2013

  • New X5 Tutorials
  • pFACT “Read-Only” from 1 August

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 76

19 July 2013

  • X5 - Videos and Clarification
  • RGUG - Tuesday 23 July 2013
  • X5 downtime

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 75

28 June 2013

  • Wellcome Trust Presentation - Wednesday 3 July 2013
  • X5 –Schemes for Industrial Funders
  • X5 –Videos
  • Open Access publication options: Advice and support for University of Cambridge authors

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 74

14 June 2013

  • Wellcome Trust Presentation - Wednesday 3 July 2013

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 73

7 June 2013

  • Full Economic Costing Briefing Sessions - 13 & 14 June
  • X5 Training Session - 19 June

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 72

29 May 2013

  • Research Outcomes System (ROS) – Update

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 70

14 May 2013

  • Doctoral impact and careers tracking study

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 69

10 May 2013

  • X5 Briefing Session for Departments

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 68

26 April 2013

  • Full Economic Costing Briefing Sessions
  • Restricted Calls
  • X5 Briefing Sessions for Departments
  • Update on ERC Calls in 2014
  • Removal of VAT exemption for research

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 67

12 April 2013

  • From the Research Strategy Office: Support for preparation of large cross-School research funding bids
  • Wellcome Trust Inflation Update

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 66

5 April 2013

  • 2013 ROS (Research Outcomes System) Collection Period
  • ROOTS: Full Economic Costing Briefing Sessions
  • Guidance on risk assessing grant applications

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 64

26 March 2013

  • Important update about ROS

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 62

8 March 2013

  • ESRC Visit - Wednesday 27 March 2013
  • US FEDERAL FUNDING – SEQUESTRATION IMPACT
  • Wellcome Trust Grant Reviews
  • EC Framework 7 Auditors
  • RCUK Assurance Visit

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 61

28 February 2013

  • X5 Project - User Acceptance Training

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 60

22 February 2013

  • pFACT pay scales change 25th February 2013

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 59

15 February 2013

  • Research Councils UK doctoral stipend levels and indicative fees for 2013
  • Removal of VAT exemption for Research

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 58

11 February 2013

  • Changes to Final Reporting

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 57

1 February 2013

  • RCUK Efficiency 2011-14 Sub-contract top slices
  • The ROOTS Programme: Introduction to the Research Operations Office
  • Research Grants Applications - New Submission Deadlines

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 56

31 January 2013

  • pFACT - fEC Rates Changes - 1 February 2013

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 55

18 January 2013

  • fEC Rates Changes
  • fEC and its Impact on your Grants
  • Changes to BBSRC requirements for grant applications
  • X5 Project – User Acceptance Testing

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 54

28 November 2012

  • AHRC - Planned Future Changes to Start Certificates and FES
  • X5 Project – Core Acceptance reached, Volunteers needed
  • Changes to RCUK Grant Administration

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 53

14 November 2012

  • Updated Wellcome Trust Grant Conditions:

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 52

9 November 2012

  • Announcement from Hughes Hall - Hughes Hall 2012/13 Competition for Research Fellows and Post-Doctoral Research Associates
  • Wellcome Trust eGrants Enhancements

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 51

12 October 2012

  • MRC FINAL REPORTS NO LONGER SUBMITTED VIA JES
  • RCUK ASSURANCE WORKSHOP

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 50

8 October 2012

  • RCUK Assurance Visit

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 49

4 October 2012

  • URGENT - RCUK Assurance 2012

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 48

28 September 2012

  • pFACT Clean-up for migration to X5 - Archiving pFACT proposals

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 47

25 September 2012

  • RCUK Assurance 2012 - Visit dates

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 46

14 September 2012

  • pFACT Clean-up for migration to X5
  • Research Professional

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 45

24 August 2012

  • The Research Facilities and Equipment Database is launched!

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 44

20 July 2012

  • Research Councils UK Efficiency 2011-15 – final top slice postings onto Research Grants

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 43

6 July 2012

  • Wellcome Trust Visit
  • Wellcome Trust: new initiatives
  • RCUK Assurance (previously FAP Research Grants)
  • X5 User Acceptance Testing

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 42

27 June 2012

  • Procedure for PVC Research Support Letters

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 41

1 June 2012

  • Wellcome Trust Visit Sponsor Visit – July 12

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 40

4 May 2012

  • X5 User Acceptance Testing
  • pFACT pay scales change 8th May 2012
  • Improved flexibility of Wellcome Trust senior biomedical schemes

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 39

5 April 2012

  • Research Outcomes System (ROS) Update
  • Changes to distribution of funding alerts
  • Equipment Costing Workshops
  • Research Professional online broadcast training session on Tuesday 10 April 2012

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 38

19 March 2012

  • RGUG Meeting - 20 March, 9.30am
  • Government Taxes on EC Framework 7 and NIH awards
  • Revised restricted call procedure
  • Change to ESRC grant procedures for new awards

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 37

1 March 2012

  • Audit Update
  • Research Professional Online Training Session

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 36

9 February 2012

  • Research Professional online broadcast training session on Tuesday 14 February
  • Equipment Sharing Project
  • Audit Update

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 35

31 January 2012

  • pFACT - fEC Rates Changes - 1 February 2012

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 34

20 January 2012

  • fEC Rates Changes
  • Knowledge Transfer Secondments (KTS) - Open Call
  • Equipment modification – call for funding

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 33

22 December 2011

  • Research Office closures
  • Equipment modification – call for funding
  • British Heart Foundation Online Grant Applications – Important information
  • ERC Advanced Grants & ERC Synergy Grants presentation now available online
  • Cancelled RGUG meeting papers available online

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 32

1 December 2011

  • Presentation on ERC Advanced Grants & ERC Synergy Grants – Tuesday 13 December 2011
  • Engineering Instrument Pool
  • Research Office closed - Thursday 8 December 2011

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 31

10 November 2011

  • pFACT Data Migration Survey
  • pFACT Tidy Up
  • RGUG Presentations

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 30

12 October 2011

  • BA Small Grants Scheme workshop: Wednesday 26 October, 10:00am
  • Research Grants User Group (RGUG) meeting: Tuesday 1 November, 9:30am
  • Research Data Management Workshops: 9-11 November

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 29

16 September 2011

  • RCUK Final Reports, Notifications and Sanctions
  • RCUK Equipment Funding – email award confirmation to PI
  • ERC Synergy Grants Announcement
  • Research Grants User Group (RGUG) - 20 Sept 2011
  • Cambridge University Hospital R&D patient panel

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 28

18 August 2011

  • RCUK Efficiency 2011-2015
  • Scam e-mail disguised as from the Gates Foundation

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 27

28 July 2011

  • Marie Curie update
  • News from Finance: Cognos PI Report now available
  • Research Grant User Group presentations

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 26

18 July 2011

  • Research Grants User Group (RGUG) - Tuesday 19 July 2011
  • Wellcome Trust Update
  • Researchers - your reagents are valuable

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 25

30 June 2011

  • Efficiency 2011-15: Ensuring Excellence with Impact - update
  • Research Grants User Group (RGUG) - Tuesday 19 July 2011

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 24

2 June 2011

  • pFACT - Research Council funders change on 6 June 2011

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 23

20 May 2011

  • Directorship of the Research Office
  • RCUK efficiency changes
  • Research Grants User Meeting (RGUG) - Tuesday 24 May 2011
  • Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards to include Medical Humanities and Bioethics

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 22

13 May 2011

  • Research Councils UK - changes to requests for equipment from 1 May 2011

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 21

5 May 2011

  • pFACT pay scales change 9 May 2011
  • Changes to the Department Budget Calculator
  • FP7 ERC Proof of Concept Call
  • Research Professional training session
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society update

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 20

7 April 2011

  • RGUG meeting on Tuesday 12 April is cancelled
  • Changes to pFACT: New pay scale - Clinical Lecturer (StR)
  • EC Funding presentation - slides available

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 19

29 March 2011

  • EC Funding Presentations - Thursday 31 March 2011
  • Research Grants User Group (RGUG) minutes and presentations

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 18

10 March 2011

  • EC Funding Presentations - Thursday 31 March 2011
  • Wellcome Trust - updated instructions on costing salaries
  • MRC Transfer to JeS
  • Changes to pFACT: Clarification of Revised Banded Rates

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 17

4 March 2011

  • Changes to pFACT: Revised Banded Rates

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 16

25 February 2011

  • Research Grants User Group (RGUG) Meeting - Tuesday 1 March 2011
  • BBSRC: Changes in procedures and processes
  • Wellcome Trust Schemes Update
  • ARMA Membership 2011/2012
  • RCUK - Reporting Overspends on Grants

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 15

31 January 2011

  • pFACT - fEC Rates Change on 1 February 2011
  • pFACT - Research Council Student Maintenance Rate for 2011/12
  • pFACT - Terms and Conditions Screen
  • MRC e-Val presentation

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 14

12 January 2011

  • Research Grants User Group (RGUG) Meeting - Tuesday 18 January 2011
  • MRC Visit to Cambridge: e-Val and impact – Wednesday 26 January 2011
  • Timesheets requirement
  • Isaac Newton Trust
  • fEC Rates Change

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 13

8 December 2010

  • Research Office closed - Thursday 9 December 2010
  • MRC Visit to Cambridge: e-Val and impact – Wednesday 26 January 2011
  • Patient and Public Involvement drop-in sessions

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 12

26 November 2010

  • Research Grants User Group (RGUG) Meeting - Tuesday 30 November 2010
  • EC Audit Fees
  • Timesheets for Research Councils UK (RCUK)
  • DHL charges for EC grants
  • Delegated Authority Letters
  • Research Office closed - Thursday 9 December 2010

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 11

10 November 2010

  • Research Grants Users Group (RGUG) Meeting – 30 Nov 2010
  • Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards - reminder of deadlines
  • Cancer Research UK- Electronic Grants Management System (eGMS)

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 10

27 October 2010

  • Reminder: CLEER programme – changes in applications procedures
  • Changes to pFACT: New BHF Student Maintenance Rates
  • EC Guidance following recent audit
  • Eligibility of Tuition Fees on EC grants
  • Presentations from BBSRC and NERC visits on the Research Office site

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 9

12 October 2010

  • NERC Presentation - 13 Oct 2010
  • CLEER programme – changes in applications procedures
  • CLEER programme – changes of procedure in unsuccessful applications
  • RGUG Minutes from 28 September 2010
  • Addgene plasmid depository

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 8

30 September 2010

  • Launch of Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards
  • Changes to pFACT: Inflation on Overseas Funders
  • BBSRC Presentation - 7 Oct 2010
  • NERC Presentation - 13 Oct 2010
  • MRC Research Board and Panel Recruitment round

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 7

23 September 2010

  • Changes to pFACT: VAT Rate Increase

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 6

16 September 2010

  • Research Grants Users Group (RGUG) Meeting – 28 Sept 2010
  • BBSRC Presentation - 7 Oct 2010
  • Changes to pFACT - 20 Sept 2010

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 5

7 September 2010

  • Research Grants Users Group (RGUG) Meeting – 28 Sept 2010
  • Research Professional - funding calls database

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 4

13 August 2010

  • Report on Wellcome Trust Visit
  • Royal Society Research Fellowships - Salary Update
  • Inflation on Overseas Funders
  • MRC e-Val 2010 Question Set

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 3

11 August 2010

  • pFACT upgrade August 2010 - cancelled

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 2

23 July 2010

  • Upgrade to pFACT: 19 - 25 August 2010
  • Reminder: Wellcome Trust Presentation 28 July 2010
  • Reminder: Research Professional - demonstration sessions

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue: 1

8 July 2010

  • Upgrade to pFACT - August 2010
  • Research Office Bulletin – available on the website and searchable
  • Intellectual Property Policy in practice - new guidance note
  • Reminder: Wellcome Trust Presentation 28 July 2010
  • Research Professional - new features and demonstration sessions