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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.|
|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. AURA IRB requires a secure connection. Learn more...|
|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
NIH Salary Cap Update
The Executive Order for the 2019 pay schedules was posted on March 28, 2019 to the Office of Personnel Management’s website. NIH has released a corresponding notice regarding the new salary limitation as well: NOT-OD-19-099.
AURA Grants 8 is Live
The AURA Grants 8 system is now live and can be accessed from http://aura.uchicago.edu/. Training materials can also be accessed from the AURA website. If you have not yet attended in-person training, please review the Training Schedule and reach out to URA to register.
DUA & MTA - Transition to ServiceNow
After April 12th, all pending (i.e., not “Active” or “Closed/Complete”) FPs in AURA for incoming MTAs and DUAs will need to be recreated in ServiceNow.
IRB Requires cVPN and Two-Factor Authentication
IRB requires a secure connection to UChicago's Virtual Private Network (cVPN). If you're using IRB while working off-campus, you'll need to visit https://cvpn.uchicago.edu and download the Cisco Anyconnect secure mobility client. The Anyconnect application must be open and connected to cVPN prior to logging in.