GMAS

Research Administration & Compliance Systems - COVID-19 and Other Updates (March 2020)

March 26, 2020

Questions about COVID-19 and your research? 

As the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak continues to change rapidly, please refer to the guidance provided for information related to human subjects research, research operations, and travel on sponsored awards by the following offices.... Read more about Research Administration & Compliance Systems - COVID-19 and Other Updates (March 2020)

Research Administration & Compliance Systems

October 17, 2019

GMAS

The next GMAS release is scheduled for November 18, 2019, featuring direct integration with the ESTR system (IRB protocols).

  • IRB approvals will no longer be directly edited in GMAS.
  • In ESTR, IRB studies can be linked to GMAS projects.
  • In GMAS, the IRB approval will show the latest status and high level details from ESTR, including a link directly to the study in ESTR.

Full release...

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Research Administration & Compliance Systems

September 19, 2019

GMAS

GMAS was updated on September 9, 2019 with the following changes:

  • Convert additional pages for requests:
    • Approval yes/no questions
    • Add new accounts
    • Request submission
  • Simplification of the internal logic used to generate approvals, making it consistent across the entire application.
  • Convert foreign/overseas approval and add additional status options.
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Research Administration & Compliance Systems

June 13, 2019

New Publication Format!

The Harvard University Information Technology Research Administration and Compliance Systems team supports a number of University-wide systems. Historically, we shared system updates via separate eNews articles. However, to simplify information sharing with our community, we will now publish updates across our applications under this one eNews article heading.

GMAS

GMAS had a release May 31st which included:

  • Changes to comments
  • Changes to the current and pending support download
  • Updates to financial deliverables
  • Addition of the edit dates button on the proposal homepage
  • A new funding instrument type
  • Bug fixes, and so much more

For the detailed list of enhancements and bug fixes, please visit the GMAS Release page.

For questions about this release email contactgmas@harvard.edu

ecrt

The FY19 Q3 Certification period concluded on June 4th, 2019 with a 100% certification rate!

FY19 Q4 project statements and FY19 Annual statements important dates:

  • Review period: 9/3/19 to 9/23/19
  • Certification period: 9/24/19 to 10/23/19

The next ecrt Basics training sessions will be offered in early September on both the Cambridge and Longwood Medical Area campuses.

All Request for Proxy of Authority for Annual Effort Certifications forms must be submitted to OSP by Friday, September 13th. Tub deadlines may be earlier.

Year-end reminder: Please have any employee changes for FY20 in PeopleSoft by EOB July 1st, 2019. In any case, ecrt will use the data that is present on July 1st in PeopleSoft to determine quarterly vs. annual employee type status for FY20. This status will be locked in for FY20 and cannot be changed until FY21.

Please reach out to ecrt@harvard.edu with any questions.

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