Watch and Learn

Watch and learn without ever leaving your campus!

On-demand viewing and a downloadable MP4 file are available within 5-7 business days of the live webinar.  
Registrants can post the MP4 on their organization's internal training website for continued on-campus training.

Upcoming Webinars

  • Includes a Live Web Event on 07/23/2024 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    Come join our continued conversation on research security. During this webinar, we will discuss recent updates from different agencies, as well as key legislative developments, enforcement activity, and their potential implications for our institutions. Through polling mechanisms, audience members will have an opportunity to share about their experiences managing agency requirements and rolling out or modifying various research security program elements. We will discuss common compliance challenges and explore what steps institutions may consider as they prepare themselves to establish a robust research security program. This session will be facilitated by both institutional leaders from large research institutions as well as outside counsel and higher education consultants.

  • Includes a Live Web Event on 10/21/2024 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    The pandemic temporarily halted travel on sponsored awards, but now researchers are resuming their global journeys for the sake of research! Come and join us for a session on federal travel regulations, where we will cover the rules for Fly America, Open Skies, per diem, combining personal and business travel, and more!

  • Includes a Live Web Event on 11/19/2024 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    Ever wondered what export controls are? Have you seen a grant or contract term referencing EAR, ITAR or OFAC and didn’t know what that meant? We (2 export control professionals) will give you the fundamentals and the tools to recognize export control concerns in the grants life cycle. We’ll explain the basics behind the regulations and walk through red flags that further analysis by a knowledgeable export controls resource is likely warranted. Lastly, the webinar will describe a few hypothetical case studies that we’ll break down.

On Demand Webinars

  • In this webinar, participants will learn how to develop complex budgets for large research center projects. Topics covered will include a presentation on how different costs can be supported through campus-wide policy development and resource planning tools. The presentation will end with a deep dive by building a sponsor budget task-by-task and aligning that budget to schedule milestones and tasks.

  • Cost sharing can be an enigma to many new research administrators, and it can be a headache to many seasoned research administrators. What is it, is it really that daunting, and how can we turn this obligation into an opportunity? This presentation will help participants define cost sharing, identify the types of cost sharing, explain ways we can meet cost sharing requirements (including handling subs!), and touch on best practices and experiences from the presenter's time in research administration - including a discussion of understanding subrecipient cost sharing obligations.

  • Borrowing from this popular phrase with origins in Southeast Asia, this session will explore the similarities and differences between research administration offices of all sizes whether central or departmental. While our research volumes are drastically different, the workloads, per capita funding for staffing, and stressors are quite similar. Join us as we provide our perspectives from our different vantage points. We will discuss staffing challenges, remote/hybrid workforces, and dealing with last minute proposals along with the challenge of being all things to all people.

  • This session will provide a broad overview of the proposed NSPM-33 program requirements. We will discuss which requirements are least likely to change and which have the greatest potential to change before the final guidance is released. We will host a dialogue about what participants are doing at their own institutions to prepare and where they are holding off. Finally, we will offer some ideas for how to start or keep the conversation going at your home institution.

  • This webinar will explore the internal controls framework for subrecipient monitoring based on federal regulations. By close examination of the rules, this session will break down the requirements (must!") vs. the nice to haves ("should!") and how to create a compliant institutional framework.

Life Cycle of the Award Series


Video webinar series with supplementary resources for your institution's training and on-boarding programs.

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Virtual Conference

Can't attend the NCURA Conference? You can still participate in the virtual workshop from your office. Click below to learn more.
  • Includes a Live Web Event on 08/07/2024 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Academic institutions are committed to maintaining openness and inclusivity in research, whether the collaboration is across campus, the region, or the globe. Institutions must uphold their missions while navigating a changing regulatory landscape and foster due diligence in international activities to mitigate risks and promote principled collaborations. This workshop will provide the latest information on NSPM-33 and relevant CHIPS Act research security requirements. It will offer attendees the opportunity to engage with each other on strategies for preparing for and implementing a research security program. University-wide awareness and engagement are critical for developing an effective program. Workshop leads will discuss how they have garnered institutional support for creating or updating university policy and processes in preparation for meeting NSPM-33 standards and elicit successful strategies from participants. Lastly, panelists and attendees will work in small groups and report out key strategic developments, investments, and resources that their respective universities have made.

  • This workshop provides a primary basis of understanding of proposals to and awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The program is perfect for someone new to research administration, as well as for research administrators seeking to expand their knowledge of federal funding agencies. The curriculum provides an overview of the policies and procedures essential to preparing successful proposals to and managing grant awards from NSF.

  • This workshop provides a primary basis of understanding of applications to and awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This workshop will give you the basics and we will walk you through the grants process, and give you an overview of key resources and websites you will need to be successful. The program is perfect for someone new to Research Administration, as well as for Research Administrators seeking to expand their knowledge of NIH. The curriculum provides an overview of the policies and procedures essential to preparing successful applications to and managing grant awards from the NIH.