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February 2013

February 12, 2013 - 09.00- 12.30

EU PROJECT TIMESHEETS

During this meeting we will discuss EU research project timesheets and working towards a new, University-wide, online tool for improving this process.

We will explore a better approach to producing timesheets so that they fulfil the funder's requirements yet are also useable and manageable for the academics and administrators who have to complete them. We will first feed in the group’s views on how to build better timesheets in theory and then work with a member of IT services to start exploring a new, practical electronic timesheet system. In this way we can begin to build something that works for projects and is sustainable for staff.

Agenda

09:00 – 09:30 Registration and networking
09:30 – 09:50 Discuss EC time sheet guidelines and interpretations in small groups
09:50 – 10:20 Feedback session to discuss timesheet guidelines alongside the current RSS information
10:20 – 10:35 Tea/Coffee break
10:35 – 11:00 Draft University of Warwick ‘statement’ concerning timesheets
11:15 – 11:35 Brainstorm current ideas on what timesheet software would ideally capture
11:35 – 12:00 Introduce Nikki Lindsell, Business Analyst from I/T services and her role in the group going forwards

12:00 – 12:30 Wrap up, website feedback and plan the following session