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Learning

ORIS's Learning function provides learning solutions to support users of ORIS programs, currently including instructor-led classes and online eLearning.

Instructor-Led Course Offerings

To view a course description and list of upcoming sessions, click the course you are interested in.

FIDS 101: Disclosing Financial Interests

Offered by the Office of Research Information Services (ORIS)

Audience: All

Prerequisites: All participants must have a UW NetID

This course provides investigators and administrators with a basic overview of the UW's Financial Conflict of Interest Policy (GIM 10) and hands-on experience disclosing significant financial interests (SFI) in the Financial Interest Disclosure System (FIDS). A combination of lecture, guided practice, and open workshop time are used to provide participants with a safe environment to learn how to track investigator compliance in SAGE and submit disclosures in FIDS.

For questions about this course contact ORIS Learning.

Upcoming Sessions

WhenWhereInstructorStatusEnrollment
April 28, 2014 @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm Health Sciences Library, Classroom B [google map | campus map] Jon Anscher Space Available Manage Registration

SAGE 101: Creating and Submitting eGC1s

Offered by the Office of Research Information Services (ORIS)

Audience: All

Prerequisites: All participants must have a UW NetID.

This course provides an introduction to the grants process at the UW, and a safe environment for participants to create their first eGC1 in SAGE. Participants will have an opportunity to create an eGC1, attach documents to an eGC1, and submit an eGC1 for internal UW review and approval.

For questions about this course contact ORIS Learning.

Upcoming Sessions

WhenWhereInstructorStatusEnrollment
May 6, 2014 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm Health Sciences Library, Classroom B [google map | campus map] Jon Anscher Space Available Manage Registration
May 21, 2014 @ 9:00am - 3:00pm Roosevelt Commons, Room 110 [google map | campus map] Jon Anscher Space Available View Offsite

SAGE 102: Grant Runner

Offered by the Office of Research Information Services (ORIS)

Audience: Experienced SAGE users who submit NIH R01, R03, and R21 grant applications

Prerequisites: SAGE 101 or equivalent experience

Grant Runner streamlines the Grants.gov application process by combining the SF424 (R&R) form package with the eGC1 in SAGE. Grant Runner currently supports NIH R01, R03, and R21 applications with modular budgets. This course introduces experienced SAGE users to Grant Runner and the business processes around it.

For questions about this course contact ORIS Learning.

No sessions are currently scheduled - request an email alert for when this class is next scheduled.

SAGE Budget

Offered by the Office of Research Information Services (ORIS)

Audience: Experienced SAGE users

Prerequisites: SAGE 101 or equivalent experience. "How to Prepare a Basic Budget" offered by the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is also highly recommended.

This course provides an overview of how to use SAGE Budget to create grant and contract proposal budgets. A combination of lecture, guided practice, and open workshop time are used to provide participants with experience establishing budget properties, adding object code line item entries, creating sub budgets, and linking the budget to an eGC1. Participants are encouraged to bring current and past examples of budgets for use during open workshop time.

For questions about this course contact ORIS Learning.

Upcoming Sessions

WhenWhereInstructorStatusEnrollment
May 12, 2014 @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm Health Sciences Library, Classroom B [google map | campus map] Jon Anscher Space Available Manage Registration

SPAERC: Read-Only

Audience: UW Central Office staff

Prerequisites: SPÆRC Read-Only access must be approved by OSP prior to attending class. To request access, an email indicating your office, position, and business need for SPÆRC access should be sent to osptech@u.washington.edu.

SPÆRC (Sponsored Projects Administration & Electronic Research Compliance) is a system developed for OSP staff to review and approve proposals, and establish and administer awards. UW Central Office staff may be granted read-only access to SPÆRC when a business need exists that requires visibility to all UW grant applications and awards. Attending this course is a prerequisite to receiving access to the system.

No sessions are currently scheduled - request an email alert for when this class is next scheduled.

Online Courses

To view all online courses for a particular system, click the system you are interested in.

Financial Interest Disclosure System (FIDS)

FIDS is a web-based tool that investigators use to electronically submit their Significant Financial Interest (SFI) disclosures. To learn more about the University's Financial Conflict of Interest Policy (GIM10) go here.

New online FIDS training is coming soon. If you're interested in learning more about FIDS, register for the instructor-led FIDS 101 course above.

System to Administer Grants Electronically (SAGE)

SAGE is a web-based tool used by investigators, administrators, and staff to submit funding applications for UW institutional review and approval.

Reviewing eGC1s in SAGE Approvals

This course provides eGC1 Approvers and Watchers in academic and compliance units with an overview of how to navigate SAGE to find information about a funding proposal and then approve it or return it to its owners.

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Take the course: Flash version HTML version

Successful Grants for Graduate Students

This is a recording of an in-person information session offered in the UW Research Commons on November 28, 2012. The session provides an overview of the research lifecycle and practical tips on submitting grant proposals. While directed toward a graduate student audience, the information presented is relevant to anyone interested in learning more about research processes and systems at the UW.

Presenters:

  • Gretchen Davis Richey, Trainer, Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Chris Carlson, Trainer, Office of Research Information Services

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Onsite Instructor-Led Courses

Onsite classes are available for groups of 5-10 participants at no cost. You will need to have access to a conference room large enough for the class with a projector and Internet access.

NEW: FIDS Overview Demonstration

Would you and your coworkers like to learn more about the new Financial Interest Disclosure System (FIDS)? Free onsite demonstrations of FIDS are now available to groups of 5 or more. Duration can vary depending upon the needs of the group.

Request an onsite class via email.

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