Society of Research Administrators International Names Tamara Gabrus in ‘Future of the Field’ Recognition

ORLANDO, July 1, 2021 – Tamara Gabrus has been selected by the Society of Research

Administrators International to receive their inaugural Future of the Field recognition.


The honor recognizes up-and-comers who are innovating and influencing the research
administration profession.

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NEW Composite Fringe Benefit Rate is now available

The new composite fringe benefit rates have been approved by DHHS. The rates are effective July 1, 2021. Please apply the appropriate rates when preparing your proposal budgets.

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Understanding Inappropriate Foreign Influence – The Threat is Real

May 24, 2021 – The University of Central Florida (UCF) has launched a new webpage to help faculty, staff and students understand inappropriate foreign influence.

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The Huron Research Suite is Getting an Upgrade and will be Unavailable for a Few Days, Plan Now

May 12, 2021 – The Huron Research Suite (HRS) will be unavailable from 6 p.m. on May 21 through 8 a.m. on May 24 for scheduled upgrades.

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UCF Venture LaunchTM--UCF’s new program for Innovators & Entrepreneurs

May 4, 2021 – The Office of Technology Transfer is proud to announce the roll-out of UCF Venture LaunchTM a program sponsored by Orange County Government.

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Debra Reinhart Announces Retirement, Changes in Office of Research and College of Graduate Studies Leadership

ORLANDO, April 23, 2021 – Pegasus Professor of Engineering and Associate Vice President for Research and Scholarship Debra Reinhart is retiring effective June 4.

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New Office of Research Contracts Director Begins Today

ORLANDO, April 19, 2021 – Jeffrey Warner today joins the UCF Office of Research as our new director of contracts.



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Update to Microsoft Teams means Collaboration Now Open Across Universities

April 14, 2021 – We wanted to make sure you were aware that UCF has made changes to Microsoft Teams which means UCF researchers can now invite non-UCF collaborators to their Teams groups.

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Update on Submitting Pre-Proposals, Letters of Intent and White Papers

April 2, 2021 – The Office of Research has released new and improved instructions for the submission of Pre-Proposals, Letters of Intent, and White Papers.

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IKM releases New Tool to Help with Data Reports

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March 30, 2021 – IKM has just released a new tool that allows you to search for reports across all IKM reporting and analytics applications.

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Sponsored Research Agreements No Longer Require Automatic Legal Review


March 3, 2021 - Beginning March 1 sponsored research agreements with an assigned research contract manager will no longer require legal review unless the manager asks for one.

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Dr. Liz Klonoff on 5-Day Rule


5-Day Rule Policy and FAQs »

UCF Researchers in Top 2% of Their Field

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Regulations Regarding High-Risk Entities


Sept. 21, 2020 – The U.S. Government prohibits U.S. entities from engaging in activities with parties that are identified on the U.S. Denied Parties Lists.

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ORLANDO, April 26, 2021 – The Office of Research has just published the PI (Principal Investigator) Handbook as a resource for researchers at UCF.


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Student Research Week



New Sponsored Awards


A big shout-out to all UCF investigators who received sponsored awards in June! The list includes total expected amount of funding for each listed award.  Congratulations to all!


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