Developing the future of research administration

The Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) provides a variety of training events, discussion forums and other professional development focused on research administration and CU Boulder business practices throughout the year. Our staff partners with other individuals, departments and outside entities with topical expertise to ensure that our training program:

  • Provides access to the most current information, knowledge and skills required in research administration
  • Enhances organizational effectiveness
  • Promotes and supports a culture of research compliance and integrity
  • Meets current and future needs of the campus

Research Administrator's Meeting (RAM)

All research administrator's are encouraged to join the Research Administrator's Meeting (RAM), an informal grass roots group of research professionals from CU Boulder departments, institutes, OCG and Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA). 

Agency & External Resources

There are additional training resources and materials related to sponsored projects available from agency sponsors and professional organizations.

NCURA serves its members and advances the field of research administration through education and professional development programs, the sharing of knowledge and experience, and by fostering a professional, collegial, and respected community.


SRA International’s mission is to globally foster and strengthen research management, administration and knowledge transfer.