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Research Management

Guidance for planning and coordinating research activities and initiatives.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is PennERA?

PennERA (electronic research administration) is a suite of web based applications to manage research administration tasks including proposal development, proposal tracking, human subjects and/or lab animal management, and idenitfying funding opportunities through the SPIN database.

How can Penn support growth in my skills as a researcher?

Nature Masterclasses is an institutional wide resource available to anyone with a Penn Key. Online classes from Nature Journals offer professional development in a range of topics related to research such as identifying funding opportunities, writing a grant proposal, managing data, and presenting your research.

Who can help me with developing a data management plan?

Best practices on developing a data management as well as a list of resources available to help manage data are available on the Penn Libraries website.

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