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Salary and Benefit Adjustment Procedure Update

Recent audits have raised serious concerns about how Salary and Benefit Adjustments (SBA) are being used. To ensure financial statements and claims are correctly stated for research projects, the use of SBA's will be restricted to salary expenditure paid within the current fiscal year starting July 31, 2017. Read More...

Canada 150 Research Chairs Internal Process Underway

Internal letters of intent (LOI) for the Canada 150 Research Chairs program are due on July 21, 2017. The program will provide Canadian institutions with a one-time investment to attract top-tier, internationally based scholars and researchers to Canada.

Watch New RAVES Videos to Answer Your Burning Research Administration Questions

RSONeed to learn more about a specific research administration topic? Watch our newest Research Administration Video Educational Series (RAVES) videos. These short training videos were produced to help you understand complex concepts or processes and use the tools related to research administration at the University of Alberta. Delivered by Research Services Office staff, RAVES videos are intended to build knowledge in research administration. Within your area, you can use RAVES as an orientation or training tool to educate research administrators and researchers.

If you can't find a video on the topic you are searching for or have a topic you'd like to suggest, please email your suggestion to for possible inclusion in future videos.

Creating a New Proposal?

Warning! Please ensure you have selected the ID of the Department/Faculty where the activity will take place and that will manage the funds, rather than "ALL DEP". If "ALL DEP" is chosen, RSO will not be able to process your request.

New Research Proposal Lifecycle

Have you ever wondered what occurs from the application process through to the establishment of a speed code for your newly funded project? The Overview of New Research Proposal Lifecycle webpage documents the steps (for the application, decision, documentation, negotiations and award processing) that must occur before your funds will be available to you to begin to spend.

Researcher Home Page

Grants 3.0 is the name of the software upgrade to the University’s PeopleSoft grants management system used to track research grants and contracts and to manage all research funding received by the University of Alberta. LINKS: Using the Researcher Home Page | Download a copy of the Guide to Researcher Home Page booklet (PDF File, 11 MB) | How to request authorization for an over expenditure.

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Funding Opportunities

Check out our main Funding Opportunities page for a detailed listing of national funding and training opportunities.

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