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InfoEd Grants Management Software System

Important: Beginning September 1, 2014, all sponsored project proposals and clinical trial projects must be entered into InfoEd and routed for internal approvals via InfoEd.

To manage grant activities at the investigator and sponsored projects levels, the University of Nevada, Reno utilizes electronic grants management system, InfoEd, which supports the following grant-related functions:

  • Finding funding opportunities
  • Proposal development
  • Internal proposal approval routing
  • Proposal tracking
  • Proposal reporting

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Becoming an InfoEd User

University personnel who are interested in using InfoEd must first complete appropriate user training. For further information about training opportunities, please contact InfoEd administrator, Erika Waday.

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InfoEd User Support

Please contact your assigned pre-award administrator for technical support. If you are unsure of who your assigned pre-award administrator is, please refer to the Office of Sponsored Projects Contacts page.

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InfoEd Training

In-person and online training for InfoEd is available. Below are the different types of InfoEd training available.

  • Proposal Development Training: Proposal development training is geared towards faculty and staff members who prepare UNR grant proposals. The training covers the proposal preparation and internal approval routing process in InfoEd. Duration of training: two hours. For training dates, please see schedule below.
  • Proposal Approval Training: Proposal approval training is intended for UNR chairs, directors, deans and vice presidents who only provide internal approvals for their area's grant proposals. The training demonstrates how to approve a proposal in InfoEd. If a chair, director, dean or vice president also prepares their own grant proposals, the proposal development training should be taken in lieu of the proposal approval training. Duration of training: 45 minutes. Please email Erika Waday to arrange for training.
  • Department Administrator Training: Department administrator training is aimed towards those who need to obtain information from InfoEd. The training instructs users on how to locate and access information in InfoEd such as grant proposals, award documents and other grant-related information. Duration of training: 45 minutes. Please email Erika Waday to arrange for training.  
  • Clinical Trial Project Entry Training: Designed for investigators who are active in clinical trials rather than grants, this training demonstrates how to enter a clinical trial project in InfoEd and how to route the project for internal review and approval through InfoEd. Duration of training: one hour. Please email Erika Waday to arrange for training.
  • SPIN and GENIUS Training: SPIN is InfoEd's searchable funding opportunity database, and GENIUS is the InfoEd user profile area where users can store their biographical information. In the training, attendees will learn about SPIN's functionality and how to search for funding opportunities as well as how to populate one's GENIUS profile. Duration of training: one hour. For training dates, please see schedule below.
  • InfoEd Proposal Development Practice Session: If you have taken the initial InfoEd Proposal Development Training class but still find the InfoEd proposal entry process to be a bit puzzling, consider attending the guided, hands-on InfoEd Proposal Development Practice Session. In the practice session, attendees will be provided with a sample proposal which they will then practice entering into InfoEd. Instructor, Erika Waday, will monitor and guide attendees as they enter the sample proposal into InfoEd, and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about the InfoEd functionality. Prerequisite: In order to register for the InfoEd Proposal Development Practice Session, one must have previously attended the InfoEd Proposal Development Training class. Duration of training: one hour. For training dates, please see schedule below.

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InfoEd Proposal Development Training Schedule

Date Time Location
January 13, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ross Hall 207
January 21, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM GoToMeeting
January 29, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Ross Hall 207
February 3, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM GoToMeeting
February 11, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ross Hall 207
February 19, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM GoToMeeting
February 24, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Ross Hall 207
March 4, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM GoToMeeting
March 12, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ross Hall 207
March 17, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM GoToMeeting
April 2, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Ross Hall 207
April 7, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM GoToMeeting
April 15, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ross Hall 207
April 23, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM GoToMeeting
April 28, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Ross Hall 207
May 6, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM GoToMeeting
May 14, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ross Hall 207

To register for any of the above dates, please email Erika Waday. 

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InfoEd SPIN and GENIUS Training Schedule

Date Time Location
January 15, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Ross Hall 207
February 18, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM GoToMeeting
March 25, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ross Hall 207
April 14, 2015 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM GoToMeeting
May 13, 2015 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Ross Hall 207

To register for any of the above dates, please email Erika Waday. 

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How to Prevent InfoEd Notification Emails from Going to One's Junk Mail Folder

InfoEd notifications regarding electronic workflow action items are delivered via email. To prevent InfoEd notification emails from going into one's junk mail folder, please view the instructions for Outlook on how to prevent InfoEd notification emails from going to the junk mail folder.

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