RAIN Archives

May 11, 2022
  • Rick Smiley

RAIN Notes – May 2022

NCURA Webinar Free webinar examining ORCID and Digitally Persistent Identifiers  26 May 2022 - Contact CMSI for Free Login  In January, the Government issued guidance on the use of DPIs,...

Mar 25, 2022
  • Rick Smiley

RAIN Meeting Summary – March 2022

The March RAIN meeting reviewed the agenda below – the slides are available for review at this link. Welcome & Introduction​ New Attendees​ Deborah Lundin introduced herself as the Director...

Mar 09, 2022
  • Rick Smiley

RAIN Notes – March 2022

NSF 2-Month Rule NSF policy references a 2-month cap on salary for senior personnel paid from NSF grants. This is general guidance, so at time of submission, salary in excess...

Dec 07, 2021
  • Rick Smiley

RAIN Notes – December 2021

  SAM.gov Renewal ECU has completed our annual SAM.gov renewal. Most federal agencies access SAM.gov directly, but you may see an occasional request for confirmation. Use the link below: See...

Aug 11, 2021
  • Rick Smiley

RAIN Notes – August 2021

NCURA Webinar – Participant Support Costs – This webinar had several great takeaways – some of the key points were: ECU employees cannot be considered participants Participant Support Costs should...

Aug 05, 2021
  • Rick Smiley

RAIN Invite and Feedback

  This note serves two purposes related to RAIN – the Research Administrator’s Information Network – here at ECU. First, if you have been attending RAIN meetings, we wanted to...

Jul 06, 2021
  • Rick Smiley

RAIN Notes – July 2021

NCURA Webinar – Avoiding “Returned Without Review” – Successful proposal submission requires research administrators at both the central and departmental levels to have a solid understanding of sponsor guidelines. Efforts...