General Questions

1) Where is Research Administration located?

Research Administration (RA) has a main office at Gables One Tower (GOT).

  • 1320 South Dixie Highway Suite 650, Locator Code 2960 Coral Gables, FL 33146
  • Phone: 305 284-3871 Fax: 305 284-3813
  • POST OFFICE BOX PO Box 248293 Coral Gables, FL 33124

To see RA contact information, vist the Contact Us page.  

 2) What is the Pre-Award Team responsible for?

The Pre Award Team is responsible for assisting with the review, approval and submission of sponsored proposals, as well as the creation, negotiation and execution of Medicare Coverage Analysis (billing grids), clinical budgets and contracts/subcontracts.  Pre Award is responsible for sponsored research agreements, clinical trial agreements, subaward agreements, confidentiality agreements, inbound material transfer agreements, etc. We serve as a liaison with sponsors, Jackson, VA and other entities. We also provide support for other interactions with sponsors.

 3) What is the Post-Award Team responsible for?

The Post-Award Team deals with everything related to AFTER the award is granted such as setting up an award, managing an award and closing out an award.

4) What is Clinical Research?

Clinical research is a branch of healthcare science determining the safety and efficacy of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens intended for human use. This area of research does entail additional entities, forms and policies which faculty and administrators must become familiar with related to contracting, budgeting, billing, etc.

6) Where can I find glossaries of research terms?

Please visit the following links to view additional glossaries of research terms.

7) How do I get news and information about sponsored program policy change, or educational opportunities offered by RA?

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research maintains several e-mail distribution lists (listservs) for the University community. Send to the lists by clicking on the links below. If you would like to join any of the lists, search for them on, or email You can unsubscribe from the lists at any time. To view the educational opportunities you can also click on the link to view the events calendar.