|23-Feb-2021||Resources - On February 23rd, information guides, quick sheets and training videos were moved to the USask IT knowledge base. Visit the USask IT knowledge base to find how-to articles for using UnivRS.|
|22-May-2020||Curriculum Vitae - On May 22nd, the UnivRS team migrated additional data stored in CVMS to UnivRS to record projects awarded before 1998. These projects pre-dated the legacy system in the Research Services and Ethics Office and needed to be manually cross-compared with data already stored in UnivRS to avoid duplicate records. From the UnivRS dashboard, this migrated data is accessible under the Projects left-hand menu in the Projects (pre-1998 or before USask employment) list page.|
Curriculum Vitae - On February 28th, the UnivRS team migrated data stored in CVMS to UnivRS. CVMS is the in-house CV system used by the Colleges of Medicine and Nursing for promotion, tenure and accreditation purposes. This data migration was the last stage of the CV Management Module and UnivRS is now the largest system for CV data at the University of Saskatchewan.
Training sessions and instructions on how to review and validate your CV are available on the Curriculum Vitae (CV) resources webpage.
Curriculum Vitae - On February 3rd, changes will be made to the CV software in UnivRS. Highlights include:
Curriculum Vitae - On October 16th, changes will be made to the CV software in UnivRS to make it easier for the campus community to enter, find and maintain information in the system. Highlights include:
|29-Apr-2019||Curriculum Vitae - Take advantage of available CV training sessions to help you make the transition to UnivRS this spring! To attend a scheduled training session, please visit training.usask.ca to register for upcoming course offerings. You can also contact ICT Training Services directly with questions about using UnivRS to update your CV.|
|Dec. 10, 2018||Compliance - On December 10, the UnivRS team will internally release biosafety and radiation safety software to the staff in Safety Resources. This software will: simplify the life cycle for projects involving biological materials and radioisotopes; help monitor the use and storage of biological materials and radioisotopes; and align university strategy with internal and external regulations and guidelines, including those set by Health Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. All faculty and staff will continue to submit their human ethics, animal ethics, biosafety and radiation safety forms to the respective unit via e-mail. More information is available on our Frequently Asked Questions webpage.|
|Nov. 22. 2018||Curriculum Vitae - Faculty and staff can now preview a draft version of their completed CV in UnivRS. Instructions on how to preview your CV can be downloaded from the Curriculum Vitae (CV) resources webpage.|
|Nov. 19, 2018||Curriculum Vitae - A training video on how to import publications into UnivRS is now available. It can be downloaded from the Curriculum Vitae (CV) resources webpage.|
|Nov. 1, 2018|
The university is moving e-mail and calendar services to Office 365 starting in November. More information is available on the ICT Services & Support website, including how to turn off the Focused inbox.
|Oct. 9, 2018||Curriculum Vitae - A quick sheet on how to import publications into UnivRS is now available. It can be downloaded from the Curriculum Vitae (CV) resources webpage.|
|July 13, 2018|
Curriculum Vitae - Registration for UnivRS: Standardized CV training is now open. This in-person training provides an overview of how to enter and maintain CV-related information in UnivRS, including generating the University of Saskatchewan Standardized CV, Forms 1 and 2. Additional sessions may be scheduled with ICT Training Services, if more than 15 people are in attendance.
|May 3, 2018||Compliance - On May 7, the UnivRS team will internally release human ethics software to the staff in the Research Services and Ethics Office. This software will: simplify the life cycle for projects involving human participants; provide a central repository to generate reports and other outputs; and align university strategy with external regulations, such as the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans. All faculty and staff will continue to submit their human ethics, animal ethics, biosafety and radiation safety forms to the respective unit via e-mail. More information is available on our Frequently Asked Questions webpage.|
|Dec. 16, 2017||The filters have been updated in UnivRS to make it easier to find information on a list page. Click|
|Oct. 30, 2017||Curriculum Vitae - The date of birth in section 1 (Personal) of the University of Saskatchewan Standardized CV was replaced with the employee ID. Your employee ID will automatically appear in this section, when a 'University of Saskatchewan Standardized CV' is generated in UnivRS.|
|Oct. 4, 2017||The following changes were made in UnivRS:|
|June 26, 2017||Curriculum Vitae - A new CV output is available in UnivRS to assist with the validation process. It combines the University of Saskatchewan Standardized CV guidelines and your validated CV contents in a PDF or Word format. It is accessible by clicking on ‘Generate CV’ in the UnivRS dashboard and selecting ‘University of Saskatchewan Standardized CV – Guidelines’ as the output template|
|March 24, 2017||Pre-and Post-Award: Changes were made in UnivRS to simplify the approval process for project applications, projects and amendments in the system. Highlights include:|
|March 2, 2017||A UnivRS page is now available under the PAWS - Admin Services tab to make it easier for the campus community to access UnivRS.|
|Oct. 5, 2016||Curriculum Vitae - Changes were made to UnivRS to make it easier for the campus community to enter or import information into the system. Highlights include:|
|March 8, 2016||A research funding opportunities database is now available on the University of Saskatchewan Research website or the UnivRS Public Web. This searchable database allows faculty, staff and students to locate over 600 internal and external funding opportunities to support their research, scholarly and artistic works – totalling over $50M.|
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