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Recommendation Details
Text of Recommendation
Direct UCSF to strengthen its administrative and management controls and processes for supporting the allocation of expenses to sponsored projects. Updated processes could include: Requiring Principal Investigators or other designated staff to both document and justify the allocation methodologies used when charging expenses to sponsored projects; Implementing a standard documentation and retention process to support the allocation applied to costs which benefit multiple awards; and Providing training on how to assess and document the methodology used to allocate publication costs across each sponsored award acknowledged in the publication.
Recommendation Number
1.3
Recommendation Status
Open
Significant Recommendation
Yes
Recommendation Questioned Costs
$0
Recommendation Funds for Better Use
$0