Research & Innovation Forum - University of Houston
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The Division of Research is pleased to announce the Research & Innovation Forum as a means of virtual engagement with our research and innovation community. This monthly forum will keep you connected to the research leadership and staff in DOR, to the ongoing implementation of our research strategy and to tactical operational updates. The Forum is also intended to respond to questions from our faculty, and to share information on our successes and challenges.

January 2021


  • Opportunities in Offshore Energy Research  
    Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Chief Energy Officer, UH Energy
  • Secrets of the No-Hassle MTAs (Material Transfer Agreements)
    Laura Gutierrez, Senior Compliance Specialist,
    Research Integrity and Oversight
  • Balancing Your Research Checkbook
    Cris Milligan, Assistant Vice President, Research Administration
  • Can I Charge That? The Ins and Outs of Cost Allocation
    Beverly Rymer, Executive Director, Contracts & Grants
  • Manage Your Data Better
    Reid Boehm, Assistant Librarian, UH Libraries

November 2020


  • Get Involved in HEALTH Equity Science
    Ezemenari Obasi, HEALTH Research Institute

  • New to Internal Awards: Course Cover
    Carla Sharp, CLASS

  • Light Bulb Moment? Let’s Protect It!
    Chris Taylor, Tech Transfer & Innovation

  • Funding for Hot Issues: Social Justice
    Benjamin Mull, Pre-Award, Contracts & Grants

  • F&A: What Goes In Must Come Out
    Cris Milligan, Research Administration

October 2020


  • Internal Awards: Tales from the Trenches
    Jack Fletcher, Research Administration

  • Foreign Influence: Do Ask, Do Tell
    Beverly Rymer, Office of Contracts and Grants

  • Why Do I Have to Pay IDC?
    Cris Milligan, Research Administration

  • My Human Subjects are Closer Than Six Feet
    Kirstin Holzschuh, Research Integrity and Oversight

  • PI Portal: Tips & Tricks
    Beverly Rymer, Office of Contracts and Grants