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Overview of Sponsored Research

September 11, 2017

The Overview of Sponsored Research is the kickoff meeting for the Research Administration Certificate Program, and will be held on Wednesday, September 20, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Merten Hall, Room 1203.

Topics covered in this session include:

  • Research and regulatory environment
  • Sponsored projects policies
  • Life cycle of an award
  • Overview of the Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Schedule and requirements of the certificate program 

Mason’s Research Administration Certification Program, developed by a cross-campus advisory committee and coordinated through the Office of Sponsored Programs, is a professional development opportunity designed to educate staff about sponsored programs administration.

For questions, contact Pat Sperry at or 703-993-8929.