The 5th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Association of Research Administrators in Africa (ARAA)

Tuesday 2nd ÔÇô Thursday 4th December, 2014
Silver Springs Hotel, Kampala ÔÇô Uganda
(Hosted by Makerere University College of Health Sciences)
ARAA 5th General Conference Workshop Tracks

Workshop Track 1: Research Administration and Management;
Human Resource issues, Personal growth and development, Staff Training, Mentorship and Coaching, Leadership, Staff appraisal and assessment issues, Database management, Students Support, Establishing and managing a Grants and Research Office, Policies and Procedures, Becoming and being a Research administrator in a research setting.

Workshop Track 2: Grants Writing and Award Management;
Funding Sources, Research Writing Teams, Registrations, Grant Review and Award Procedures, Budget and costing, Grant Reporting and Management, Handling Multi-sectral collaborative Grants, Basics of Project Planning and Management in Research Projects, Close-out procedures

Workshop Track 3: Knowledge Transfer and Management;
Patents, copyrights, Intellectual property, Technology transfer, Undue influence and conflict of interest, Anti Kickback rules, Institutional liability assessment and corrective action planning, Emerging regulations and statutes, Local/ regional research rules and laws, Data sharing Monitoring, management, and ownership, Publications  

Workshop Track 4: Institutional Partnerships and Collaborations;
Developing and management of collaborative partnerships, Handling sub-contracts and consortia, Research with government and non-profit sectors, Identifying strategies in developing public-private partnerships, Joining Networks and Associations

Workshop Track 5: Legal, Ethics, Regulatory and Compliance issues;
IRB Issues, Human research, Animal research, scientific misconduct, Responsible conduct of research, Legal issues in Research, Research QA&QC, and Research Teams

Application Details: Fill Form on

Application Deadline:

  • Early Bird: October 31st, 2014
  • Late Bird: At the Registration Desk/ 2nd December, 2014

Registration Fees: $80 for Early and $90 for Late Registrations per a Delegate

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