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 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.
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.
Members of the Harvard IRB offices are holding informational sessions in January to share updates on important policy and process changes associated with: Final Revisions to the Common Rule. For the calendar of sessions and to register, please visit your IRB office website: