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|Grants||AURA Grants allows researchers to create a proposal in response to a funding opportunity announcement (FOA), route it for approvals, and submit it electronically to the sponsor.|
|AGREEMENTS||AURA Agreements allows faculty to submit research related agreements (contracts) for institutional review, and track through the approval process.|
|IRB||AURA IRB (Institutional Review Board) allows researchers to create a protocol for the use of human subjects in research and submit it to the IRB for review.|
|COI-COC||AURA COI-COC (Conflict of Interest-Conflict of Commitment) allows faculty, as well as other academic appointments, to file their annual disclosure.|
|IBC||AURA IBC (Institutional Biosafety Committee) allows researchers to create a protocol for the use of biohazardous materials in research and submit it to the IBC for review.|
Latest News and Announcements
AURA Agreements scheduled maintenance - Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 PM CST to 9:00 PM CST
Please note that the AGREEMENTS application will be briefly unavailable on Wednesday, Oct 21, between 7:00 PM CST and 9:00 PM CST. If you have any questions, please contact the AURA Help Desk at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AURA Grants scheduled maintenance - Wednesday, Sept 29, 7:00 PM CST to 9:00 PM CST
Please note that the GRANTS application will be briefly unavailable on Wednesday, Sept 29, between 7:00 PM CST and 9:00 PM CST. If you have any questions, please contact the AURA Help Desk at: email@example.com.
- Improvements and fixes to the system-to-system (S2S) application and SF424 workspace for federal award submissions.
NSF Pre-Award Updates
NSF-Approved Formats for the Biosketch and Current & Pending Support. Effective October 5, 2020, NSF will begin enforcing the NSF PAPPG 20-1 requirement to use NSF-approved formats for the Biosketch and Current & Pending Support documents...
Agreements Module is Live
URA is pleased to announce the new AURA Agreements module is now live and available for use. Any new research-related contracts should now be routed through the new module.
Please also note that AURA Agreements has now replaced the Research Administration Shared Services Catalog in Service Now, and those existing pages will now link to the new system. However, tickets already existing in Service Now remain active and will be managed and completed there.
New AURA Agreements Module
URA is pleased to announce the new AURA Agreements module which will go live in mid-September. AURA Agreements is a contract management system offered in the same software suite as the other AURA products and will be integrated with the AURA Grants module.
AURA Grants – Training Courses via Canvas
URA is providing AURA Grants e-learning training courses via Canvas. The live, instructor-led AURA Grants trainings have been condensed into three 10 – 30 minute self-paced learning videos.
Completion of these courses will be required for new department staff utilizing AURA Grants, prior to receiving access to the system. The courses can also be used as a resource for existing departmental staff with current access to AURA.