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SPaRC Spotlight

SPaRC Spotlight on Sponsored Research Metrics in Power BI

Join this SPaRC Spotlight to explore the variety of sponsored research data available through Microsoft Power BI.  This Spotlight will present a comprehensive overview of the reports available for departmental research administrators and take a deep dive into several of the most frequently used, with best practices for interpreting and applying insights.  We'll also discuss practical tips for access, navigation, report manipulation, and export so you have the knowledge to effectively utilize this powerful tool. 

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 10:00AM - 11:30AM

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SPaRC Annual Retreat

The SPaRC Annual Retreat provides an opportunity for campus research administrators to come together to network and learn about relevant research administration topics, as well as celebrate their role in the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign research mission. The day includes guest speakers, plenary sessions on new initiatives and policy updates, and afternoon breakout sessions on a variety of sponsored project topics.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Registration for the SPaRC Retreat will open in August 2024.  If you have questions please contact Kamil Tamimie (

SPaRC Retreat Agenda

Breakout Session and Department Roundtable Descriptions

Breakout Session Materials

Friday, October 18, 2024 9AM - 4:00PM Illinois Conference Center

Quarterly Meetings

The SPaRC Quarterly Meetings provide a platform to exchange and disseminate information related to the support of the sponsored portfolio to central and departmental administrative staff.

Thursday, December 5, 2024 1:30PM - 3:30PM

NCSA Auditorium

1205 W Clark St., Urbana


Meeting Materials and Agenda

Contact Us

For questions or more information, please contact Kamil Tamimie, Assistant Director, Training, Outreach, and Data Management.