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Glossary Term: Indirect Costs (relating to Research and Service Contracts)


are therefore defined as those expenditures incurred in the conduct of research that are not readily or effectively traceable to specific expenses and can include, but are not limited to, the provision of space, the use of maintenance of equipment, staff resources as provided by such offices as Research Services, Financial Services or Human Resources, and a proportionate share of other costs, such as insurance and legal fees.
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