The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has taken its place in the top level of the nation’s research institutions
The Office of the Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Economic Development is hosting a Research Onboarding for New Faculty session on Friday, August 25. The session will take place from 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at LITE, 537 Cajundome Blvd.
Attendees will hear from research administrators along with presentations from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, the Office of Research Integrity, the Office of Innovation Management, and the Office of Sponsored Programs Finance Administration and Compliance.
ORSP staff help to facilitate the overall grant process while balancing the need for institutional and sponsor regulatory compliance. Staff assist university investigators in identifying funding opportunities, conceptualizing and preparing grant proposals, securing institutional approval for proposals, and submitting proposals for funding.
ORI maintains the integrity of university research programs and oversees responsible conduct in research. The office also offers available training to researchers on compliance and research integrity issues.
OIM focuses on technology collaboration, innovation, and commercialization. Staff enable potential partnerships between industry and the university’s various research institutes, centers, colleges, and departments. Guidance is also given on intellectual property protection, technology licensing, and/or the creation of start-up companies.
SPFAC provides post award management and financial oversight while ensuring compliance with federal regulations and adherence to state and university policies for all sponsored activities. SPFAC’s responsibilities also include contract review and negotiation, research accounting and financial reporting, time and effort certifications, Subaward management, training and education in the administration of sponsored projects, and audit responsibilities.
For more information about the Research Onboarding for New Faculty event, email Tatum.Moss@louisiana.edu .