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Clinical Trials: Sites, Medicines and Devices new Tue 3 Nov 2020   13:00 Finished

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Cost and Price in Research Contracts new Wed 14 Oct 2020   16:00 Finished
  • What is a full economic cost (fEC)?
  • Expenses to consider
  • Overheads
  • Calculating costs for industry
  • Presenting price
  • Questions
Dimensions Plus: An Introduction new Fri 12 Jul 2019   12:00 Finished

The session will cover:

  • Using dimensions to learn about researchers’ interests.
  • Using interests to map to the many various themes/calls, etc.
  • Working out who to approach on specific projects.
  • Working out what happens elsewhere and how to make the most of that knowledge.

Please make sure you spend some time to look at the available resources below to get an idea of the system:

  • Putting projects into context
  • How & Why to see the bigger picture when helping to initiate external collaborations
  • Key concepts that impact on the nature of interactions with collaborators
  • Points to address and consequences if not
  • Case studies

You will gain an understanding of:

  • Risks associated with your research project and how to manage them;
  • How your research project impacts the University finances;
  • Key lessons and where you can go to for support.
Framework Agreements and Clinical Research new Wed 21 Oct 2020   10:00 Finished
  • Research Governance Agreement
  • Technology Transfer Agreement
  • Medical Research Council - Cancer Unit
  • Medical Research Council - Epidemiology

This introductory session is designed to give you an overview of the grant life cycle and the systems used in Research Operations Office to administer research grants. It will cover:

  • Definition of a research grant
  • ROO acronyms relevant to the subject
  • Overview of Research Administration systems
  • Research Grant Life Cycle timeline with an emphasis on ownership and risks of specific areas
  • Useful resources for reference
HTA MTAs new Tue 15 Dec 2020   10:00 [Places]

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Introduction to Cambridge Research Office new Wed 7 Oct 2020   10:00 Finished

The training will cover the following key points:

  • University Governance
  • The Cambridge Research Office structure
  • Grant Management
  • University’s communication channels
  • University’s key messages
Introduction to CDAs and MTAs at ROO new Thu 29 Oct 2020   11:00 Finished
  • CDAs: Confidential Disclosure Agreements
  • MTAs: Material Transfer Agreements
    • What they are used for
    • How we process them at ROO
      • Due diligence questionnaires
      • ROO templates
      • Key points to consider
Introduction to Due Dilligence at Cambridge new Tue 20 Oct 2020   13:00 Finished
  • What is the University’s due diligence process?
  • What services does the ROO due diligence team support?
  • How do we assess risk?
  • Where does it fit in workflow for new funders and collaborators?
  • Our next steps for embedding the new process
Justification of Resources: Best Practice new Thu 19 Sep 2019   14:00 Finished
  • Overview and background
  • Funder variations
  • How to structure and write a justification
  • Good / bad practice
  • Examples (UKRI / EC)
Managing Risk in University Research Collaborations new Wed 21 Oct 2020   12:00 Finished
  • High level view of risk
    • Why bother taking the risk? (Advantages and Disadvantages)
    • Contingencies
    • Grading risk
  • Review of specific risks
    • Review processes
    • Types of risks
    • Context and risk management
  • Case studies
Pathways to Impact new Tue 15 Oct 2019   09:30 Finished
  • United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) requirements for impact in a grant application
  • Do’s and Don’ts in writing a pathways to impact
  • Impact support initiatives at Cambridge
  • Pathways to mpact assessment exercise
  • Research Contracts / Agreements
  • Contracts at the University
  • Grants & Contracts
    • Real examples
  • Our approach to Collaborations
  • Putting Collaborations into Context
  • Risk Assessment
  • Types of Contracts
  • Anatomy of Contract
    • Case study

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  • Research Contracts / Agreements
  • Contracts at the University
  • Grants & Contracts
    • Real examples
  • Our approach to Collaborations
  • Putting Collaborations into Context
  • Risk Assessment
  • Types of Contracts
  • Anatomy of Contract
Research Funding Team: An Introduction new Wed 20 Nov 2019   09:00 Finished

The key points are as follows:

  • Research Professional (RP) and funding opportunities (how to use RP, how RF Team use it and annotate it)
  • Restricted calls policy and process
  • PVC and VC support letters policy
  • Brief intro to other areas of responsibility and activity (institutional funding grants, funder relations, etc.).
Stress, Resilience and Self Care new Tue 11 Feb 2020   09:30 Finished

A half day workshop providing core knowledge around stress, mental health, resilience and self-care, and tips and activities to embed these skills.

Symplectic Elements: An Introduction new Wed 16 Oct 2019   09:30 Finished
  • Introduction to the data Research Information Team hold on research outputs and their provenance
  • Introduction to the tools that can be used with them
  • Outlining the types of insight/intelligence that can be gathered from this activity
  • Opportunity to explore with the trainer what sort of data/insight/intelligence would help you in your work to help inform future direction of travel
  • What kind of Activity?
    • Who is involved?
  • Identifying Correct Interactions
    • Who is involved?
    • Consequences?
  • Case Exercises
Writing Grant Applications new Thu 26 Sep 2019   10:00 Finished
  • The UK academic funding system
  • Current funding landscape
  • Research project design
  • Grant writing tips
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