NHMRC Post Award (Finance) Workshop
This workshop will consist of two (2) components.
Part 1: NHMRC Post award finance
Part 1 of the workshop will provide an overview of the key principles and expectations of Administering Institution in managing grant funding under the Funding Agreement, the role of the Chief Financial Officer and the Finance Officer and expenditure of grant funds and NHMRC Direct Research Cost Guidelines interpretation.
Part 2: A high level walk through of Sapphire
Part 2 of the workshop will provide an overview of NHMRCs new grants management system Sapphire and post award functionality being deployed.
Date: Monday, 01 November 2021.
Time: 11am – 1pm (AEDT).
Location: Zoom - Link and ID will be provided in confirmation email, after registering.
Cost: Free - ARMS Members, $50 - Non Members
Executive Director, Research Foundations Branch, NHMRC.
Dr Glover’s team manages NHMRC’s largest research funding schemes, coordinates peer review training activities, produces research impact case studies, and manages NHMRC’s grants and funding arrangements with research institutions.
Dr Glover completed a PhD in the Faculty of Science at the Australian National University and held research positions until joining the Bureau of Rural Sciences in 2002. In 2007, Dr Glover moved to the Innovation division of the Australian Government Department of Industry and spent 4 years developing and delivering key innovation policies. Dr Glover joined NHMRC as a Director in 2011.
Director, Research Administration Section, NHMRC.
Ms Freshwater manages the post award administration of NHMRC's grants and grants that NHMRC administer for the Australian Government Department of Health. Ms Freshwater has over 20 years' experience delivering outcomes in government administration, policy frameworks and program management, specialising in grants administration. Prior to joining NHMRC in 2019, Ms Freshwater was an Assistant Director, Grants Policy at the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources implementing whole of government Commonwealth grants policy.
Acting Director, Grants Systems, NHMRC.
Mr Doherty manages the Grants Systems section responsible for the implementation, management and administration of Sapphire (NHMRC’s new grants management system), of NHMRC’s legacy grants management system (RGMS) and the Research Help Centre (RHC), NHMRC’s contact centre. Mr Doherty has over 20 years ICT experience including 15 years with grants management systems, 11 of which have been at NHMRC. His career spans quality assurance, project management, system administration and system management in both the public and private sectors.
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