Research Western

Rola Process

The Process for:

  1. Principal Investigator (PI)
  2. Approval/Review Authorities

NOTE: a full signing authority can also be a PI - i.e. they can submit their own Proposals but cannot approve them.

Category What Can They Do?
Principal Investigator (PI) Create and Save a Proposal
Submit a Proposal
Edit their own Saved but not Submitted Proposal
Edit and re-submit a Proposal that was Returned to PI
Full Approval Authority
(e.g. Chair, Associate Dean Research)
View and print a submitted Proposal
Approve or Return a submitted Proposal
Perform all functions as a PI above
Review Authority
(e.g. Departmental AO, or Grants Facilitator)

View and print a submitted Proposal
Review or Return a submitted Proposal
Create and Save a Proposal for a PI
Begin the submit process for a PI - PI needs to complete the process as above

Research Support Access
(e.g. AO, Graduate Student, Research Associate)

View and print a submitted Proposal
Create and Save a Proposal for a PI
Begin the submit process for a PI - PI needs to complete the process as above

 

The Logic used

How is a request approved electronically?

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When is a request considered signed off?

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When is a request considered completed?

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What's on the PI's main menu?

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What's on a full Approval Authority's main menu?

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