November 16, 2023
PERA, Purdue’s new research administration system
Purdue Excellence in Research Administration (PERA) is a next-generation system that automates many processes required to apply for research grants, manage research funding, and apply to regulatory committees such as those responsible for the oversight of research with human subjects, vertebrate animals, biohazards, and compliance practices.
PERA will take us to the next level of sophistication and efficiency in research administration by streamlining and integrating how we operate. PERA will also save researchers time on administrative matters, allowing them to focus more attention on their work.
These are just a few of the improvements to expect:
PERA will consist of multiple modules. The first four modules to go live in September 2024 will address the following areas:
The PERA project will continue through October 2025 with the addition of the following modules: