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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 IBC Upgrade Friday 9/17/2021 at 5 PM to Saturday 9/18/2021 at 5 PM

Please note that AURA IBC will be unavailable from Friday 9/17/2021 at 5 PM until Saturday 9/18/2021 at 5 PM for a scheduled upgrade. If you have any questions, please contact the AURA Help Desk at: aura-help@uchicago.edu

What’s New

This upgrade will transition AURA-IBC to the 9.2.2 platform to be in alignment with the other AURA modules.  The system will function the same but have a slightly different look and new features such as

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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.

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AURA IRB scheduled maintenance and testing - September 2nd, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Please note that AURA IRB will be briefly unavailable on Thursday, September 2nd, between 7:00 AM and 7:30 PM for testing and maintenance. If you have any questions, please contact the AURA Help Desk at: aura-help@uchicago.edu.

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New Leadership of University Research Administration

I am pleased to announce that Jennifer A. Ponting has been named Associate Vice President for Research Administration and Director of University Research, effective July 1.

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FY22 Fringe Benefit Rates Approved

Fringe benefit rates for FY 22 (effective 7/1/21) have been approved.

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AURA IRB – Requires Two-Factor Authentication

The Anyconnect application must be open and connected to cVPN prior to logging in. 

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