Tools for UNH Researchers

Step by Step Instructions for PIs and Fund Managers

Steps for PIs and Fund Managers certification of their own and their employees' effort online:

  1. Log into the ECG VPN (
    Your AD account and password should work. Contact the UNH IT Help Desk for support in accessing the ECG VPN.

  2. Once the ECG VPN is connected, access WISE (

Step by Step Instructions for Self-Certification

Steps for online self-certification:

  1. Connect to WISE (

  2. Login with your User ID (9#) and PIN (Password) to access WISE

  3. From the WISE menu, select "Employee Services"

  4. From the Employee Services menu, select "Effort Certification for Self Certifiers"

  5. Review the data displayed in the "Certify My Effort" area

  6. Click the "Certify" button if correct or contact the PI to report funding errors

RCI Pre-Proposal Services Available to UNH Researchers

Did you know that RCI offers services that are helpful to researchers engaged in the proposal planning process? 

RCI staff member are on hand to assist with:

Faculty Research Excellence Seminar Series

The Faculty Research Excellence Seminar Series will present research by UNH faculty and selected researchers from outside UNH to foster interdisciplinary discussion and encourage new collaborations.

Join us each month for interesting presentations and group discussions  followed by refreshments and conversation. 

All seminars are free and open to the public.


Effort Certification Policy

Link to full policy:


Exceptions to Policy on 95% Effort Allocations to Sponsored Programs

Request for Exception to Campus Policy on Proposing, Managing, and Certifying Effort on Externally Sponsored Programs

Relevant Policy Excerpt
3.2.3   Maximum Allowed Regular Pay From Externally-Sponsored Programs.

Gaining Experience While Helping to Improve Networks Worldwide: A UNH-IOL Intern’s Perspective

“Nothing is permanent, but change.” ~ Heraclitus

Attending the LES University - Strategic Licensing: Advanced Tools and Practices

I recently attended the Licensing Executives Society (LES) University course on Strategic Licensing: Advanced Tools and Practices. Esteemed peers from the US and Canada, case studies with twists and turns, and an experienced roster of instructors made for a very interesting and informative week – despite 8 hours a day in a windowless room!

Biohazardous Waste Disposal Procedures

Medical Sharps & Contaminated Glass Disposal

  1. Collect in rigid puncture-resistant container labeled with a biohazard symbol or appropriately color-coded (red/orange)
  2. Seal container when ¾ full

UNHCEMS® Traveling Road Show

The UNH Office for Research Partnerships and Commercialization (ORPC) recently traveled to Orlando, Florida for the 60th Annual Meeting of the Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA) to promote our homegrown chemical inventory management system UNHCEMS®. 


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