RESEARCH PROPOSAL PREPARATION Suggested Suggested timeline timeline with with major major milestones milestones outlined. outlined. Key Key Partners Partners Mentors, Mentors, Collaborators Collaborators Dept DeptChairs Chairs&& Senior SeniorFaculty Faculty PI CCoonntin tinuuoouus fe s feeeddbac backk Review concept and provide feedback to investigator Review draft budget and proposal application and provide feedback to investigator Develop research concept. Discuss and circulate. Monitor funding alerts. Develop proposal based on feedback and discuss project with AA. 6+ 6+ Months Months AA AA // RA RA RA RA // OSP OSP Review funding alerts and announcements for possible support for investigator. NOTE: Planning and communication are key to working with Central Admin Offices Discuss upcoming research project with investigator notify central of intent to submit. Review guidelines and compliance requirements. Develop budget with AA. Complete proposal. 22 Months Months 44 Weeks Weeks Help investigator develop budget and seek commitments, resources and required approvals. Consult with AA and investigator to develop timeline that addresses proposal development, resources, protocols, required approvals, and budget. Complete admin. part of proposal. Review budget Submit proposal to OSP. Complete all protocols and compliance requirements with assistance of RA. 11 Week Week Help investigator complete all protocols and compliance requirements. Reviews proposal, certifies compliance requirements and provides institutional signature Investigator makes submission- Final Final Proposal Proposal Submitted Submitted to to Sponsor Sponsor Sponsor’s Funding Decision Not Not Funded Funded Funded Funded No go decision Investigator decides whether to revise Revise Reviseproposal proposalfor forresubmission resubmission/address /addressreviewers’ reviewers’concerns concerns Investigator Investigator reviews reviews critique critique&& recommenrecommendations dations Investigator Investigator decides decides whether whetherto to resubmit resubmit PI = Principal Investigator; AA = Department/Center/Institute/College Staff; RA = Research Administrator; OSP = Office of Sponsored Program Adapted from ‘The Funding Toolkit’ presented at NCURA 51 by Susan Gramling (UNC) and Natalie Goodwin-Frank (UW) OSP OSP Staff Staff negotiates negotiatesaward award Investigator Investigator manages manages research research project project
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Enhanced Review Criteria • Overall Impact: Assessment of the likelihood for the project to exert a sustained, powerful influence on the research field(s) involved • New Core Criteria Order: Significance Investigator(s) Innovation Approach Environment o Review criteria enhanced and expanded 23
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Review Criteria – Research Grants • Overall Impact: the likelihood for the project to exert a sustained, powerful influence on the research field(s) involved. • Core Review Criteria: – Significance: Does the project address an important problem or a critical barrier to progress in the field? will scientific knowledge, technical capability, and/or clinical practice be improved? – Investigator(s): Are the PD/PIs, collaborators, and other researchers well suited to the project? – Innovation: Does the application challenge and seek to shift current research or clinical practice paradigms by utilizing novel theoretical concepts, approaches or methodologies, instrumentation, or interventions? – Approach: Are the overall strategy, methodology, and analyses well- reasoned and appropriate to accomplish the specific aims of the project? – Environment: Are the institutional support, equipment and other physical resources available to the investigators adequate for the project proposed?
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LinuxONE is designed for large, cacheintensive business workloads Latency introduced by Core Core (1) hop across multiple L3 rings, and (2) CPU-to-L3 frequency differences Core Core Haswell chip E5 2600 V3 (representation) Core Total Shared L3 cache Core Core Core Core Core Core Core Core Per Core Shared L3 cache Core Core Core Core 2 Core 1 Core Core 3 Total Per Core L1 cache 64 KB 224 KB L2 cache 256 KB 4 MB L3 cache 45 MB 2.5 MB http://www.anandtech.com/show/6355/intels-haswell-architecture/10 http://www.anandtech.com/show/8423/intel-xeon-e5-version-3-up-to-18-haswell-ep-cores-/4 5 Core Core 0 64 MB 8 MB Core 4 Shared L3 Cache Core 5 Core 6 Core 7 Latency is minimized – all cores have equal access to L3, no frequency boundaries LinuxONE chip (representation) LinuxONE also has 960 MB per drawer offchip L4 cache
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If a core fails, a spare can be “turned on” without system or program interruption • Each LinuxONE server has two cores designated as spare Core 0 • Core failover (called sparing) is transparent to applications Core 1 • Spares need not be local to the same chip, node or drawer Core 3 • Any core can failover to a spare Core 0 x86 servers do not have core sparing Core 1 Core 3 Core 2 Core 4 Shared L3 Cache Core 5 Core 6 Core 7 Core 2 Core 4 Shared L3 Cache Core 5 Core 6 Core 7
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