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Research Administration

Department Research Administrators (DRAs) provide budget development and comprehensive support for all administrative requirements related to proposal submission to both federal and non-federal sponsors. DRAs also provide award management via financial analysis, reporting and spending projections for faculty and principal investigators (PIs).

Our office fosters a climate of research compliance through monthly audits of all transactions on both research and discretionary accounts as well as management of labor verification reports per the policies of the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP). Contact your DRA with any questions.

Research Activity by Program Area

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Biological / Chemical

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Biomedical

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Electrical / Computer

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Energy

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Materials Science

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Mechanical / Operations / Systems

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Services

Proposal Preparation

  • Budget development
  • Proposal administrative requirements
  • Sponsor guidelines for submission
  • Internal deadlines for OSP review:
    - Seven business days prior to sponsor deadline: OSP Review of abstract/SOW, budget, budget justification, subcontract financial package, and compliance questions
    - Two business days prior to sponsor deadline: Final proposal due

Award Management

  • Federal terms and conditions
  • Sponsor terms and conditions
  • Financial analysis
  • Projections

Compliance

Labor Verification

  • Labor schedules for PI and research staff compensation
  • Graduate student stipends

Staff

Tracy E. Ballou, Director of Research Administration
+1 (603) 646-0616
tracy.e.ballou@dartmouth.edu

Angela Beaupre, Financial & Research Analyst
+1 (603) 646-9074
angela.m.beaupre@dartmouth.edu

Kelly Blue, Junior Financial & Research Analyst
+1 (603) 646-2633
kelly.j.blue@dartmouth.edu

Cathleen Duffy, Financial & Research Analyst
+1 (603) 646-9956
cathleen.d.duffy@dartmouth.edu

Jodi Harrington, Senior Financial & Research Analyst
+1 (603) 646-2455
jodi.l.harrington@dartmouth.edu