Presentation on theme: "Resources to assist in the Management of Research Accounts Judy Alexander 24 September 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Resources to assist in the Management of Research Accounts Judy Alexander 24 September 2012
Preparing your application budget When applying for funds think about all required expenses and cost appropriately Both the ARC and NHMRC have stated that researchers must seek approval prior to moving between funds between categories (eg salary and equipment); If you would like assistance with application budgets contact research office early
Planning budget when awarded Typically grants are not funded at 100% Prepare revised budget based on awarded funds ensuring that you will have adequate funds for critical project elements over the life of the project ARC grant recipients will now provide this to RS included in the acceptance form Changes to project as a result of reduced funds should be stated in progress reports
Expenditure guidelines Information on UoN RS websitewebsite ARC DP & ARC LP, NHMRC University Policies – travel, credit card etc Information on Funding Agency website All ARC Funding Agreements on the web NHMRC Guidelines for DRC expenditure These apply even if we are receiving ARC/NHMRC funds via another university.
How to vary your budget Ring/email SGO prior to incurring expense ARC variation form or ARC Progress report/carry forward form NHMRC variation form (RGMS) Other funding agencies RS will find out on your behalf whether formal variation required and assist with submission of paperwork
Information sheets: Guidelines for expenditure of ARC DP funds Guidelines for expenditure of NHMRC Project funds (Guidelines available on web) Key Contacts: Research Accounting Team, UoN regulations Rebecca Palmer, Research Services