AURA is the electronic research administrative system developed by URA and IT Services to facilitate research administration activities on campus. AURA is an acronym for automating university-wide research administration.

Overall AURA project objectives:

  • Streamline and automate research administration
  • Proposal Management: System to system submission to (federal grant portal), On-line proposal development, On-line proposal routing on campus, Easier budget development
  • Human Subjects Protocol Management: On-line protocol creation, On-line IRB committee meeting management
  • Robust reporting on research administration activities
  • Reduce the administrative burden on faculty and staff
  • Reduce the regulatory compliance risk for the University

To log-in to AURA and to access their Training Materials, please click here.