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Today’s NU-RES Satellite Office Hours and eClinic CANCELLED
Due to the delayed campus opening and inclement weather, the NU-RES Satellite Office Hours and eClinic are cancelled today, 12/3/19.…
Fall 2019 Grants Conference Webcast
The NSF Fall Grants Conference Webcast is now available to watch here.
New NIH “FORMS-F” Grant Application Forms and Instructions Coming for Due Dates on or after May 25, 2020
This notice informs the biomedical and health services research communities of changes to grant application form and application guide instructions…
NIH/NSF podcast news
For your listening/learning pleasure over the Thanksgiving Holiday: NIH learning Podcast called “All About Grants” NSF Video Stories by category:
NU-RES Brown Bag, Satellite Office Hours
11/21/19: NU-RES will host the November Brown Bag session in Curry 340 at 12 Noon, followed by the Satellite Office…
Fall 2019 NSF Grants Conference
Experience the Fall 2019 NSF Grants Conference virtually. The National Science Foundation will live stream the plenary sessions of the…
New Closeout Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) starts today
As mentioned in the October Brown Bag meeting, the new Closeout SOP launches today. The SOP has a comprehensive closeout…
NIH’s DRAFT Data Management and Sharing Policy: We Need to Hear From You!
NIH Office of Science Policy has released for public comment in the Federal Register a Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing along…
FastLane and Research.gov Unavailable from Friday, November 8 at 8:00 PM EST until Tuesday, November 12 at 6:00 AM EST
Please be advised that FastLane and Research.gov will be unavailable from Friday, November 8 at 8:00 PM EST until Tuesday,…
Adding and Removing Subawards in the Research.gov Proposal Submission System Just Got Easier!
Effective October 28, 2019, the National Science Foundation (NSF) enhanced the Research.gov proposal submission system to simplify the way proposers…
Satellite Office Hours
We will be hosting satellite office hours on campus. Members of the NU-RES team will be available on Tuesday mornings…
NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), including NIH, operates under the “Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020 and Health Extenders…
New awards aim to improve online learning for today’s workforce
Northeastern University receives roughly $2M award from NSF to create and study open-source learning platforms to train and reskill workers…
Final Report on Reducing Administrative Burdens Associated with Research Involving Laboratory Animals
We are pleased to announce that last month the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Animal and Plant Health Inspection…
Reference Letters vs. Letters of Support: What’s the Difference?
Reference letters and letters of support provide key information for reviewers and NIH staff. Check out the table below for…
What You Need to Know About NIH Grants, Straight from the Source at the NIH Regional Seminar
What better way to learn about NIH grants policy and processes than straight from the source? The NIH Regional Seminar on…
General Updates
Satellite Office Hours: NU-RES will be hosting satellite office hours on campus. Members of the NU-RES team will be available…
FW: Grants.gov Newsletter | September 2019
The official Grants.gov app offers the most convenient way for grant pros to manage their Grants.gov workflow when away from…
NU-RES Faculty
With the new academic year starting up, we would like to remind college administrators to consider any faculty that are…
Don’t Forget to Link Your ORCID iD to Your eRA Commons Profile
We encourage everybody from graduate students to senior scientists to register for an ORCID account and link it to their eRA Commons personal…
Thoughts on How Institutions Can Promote a Culture of Research Integrity
Some thoughts on how institutions can promote a culture of research integrity from Dr. Michael Lauer, NIH's Deputy Director for…
NSF System Update
Effective August 26, 2019, proposers using Research.gov can delete in-progress collaborative proposals with subawards as well as associated in-progress proposal…
Fall 2019 NSF Grants Conference – Save the Date
Fall Grants Conference Save the Date! Join us on November 18-19, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts for the National Science Foundation’s…
Air Force targets drones during latest Pitch Day
The day-long event began with thirteen pitches from businesses, followed by deliberations by Air Force junior officers and civilians, who…
URGENT: On August 20, 2019, NSF will start enforcing the 30-day grace period for NSF accounts
On August 20, 2019, NSF will begin enforcing the grace period for users with multiple NSF accounts. Click here for information to…
Continuing to Work with the Community on Registration and Results Reporting for Basic Experimental Studies involving Humans
Basic research involving humans that seeks to understand the fundamental aspects of phenomena also may meet the NIH-definition of a…
Linking ORCID Identifiers to eRA Profiles to Streamline Application Processes and to Enhance Tracking of Career Outcomes
Enter once, reuse often. That’s the mantra of Open Researcher and Contributor Identification (ORCID), a non-profit organization that promotes the…
NSF will start enforcing the 30-day grace period for NSF accounts
On August 20, 2019, NSF will begin enforcing the grace period for users with multiple NSF accounts. Click here for information to…
NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices for 08-02-2019 (The NIH Guide TOC)
Notice of NIAAA Data-Sharing Policy for Human Subjects Grants Research Funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism…
Continuing to Work with the Community on Registration and Results Reporting for Basic Experimental Studies Involving Humans
The research that NIH funds doesn’t always fall neatly into a single category.  Basic research involving humans that seeks to…
National Science and Technology Council Meeting
The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), with management guidance from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy…
NIH and NSF Updates
NIH: Breaches of Peer Review Integrity It is a priority to us to continue to engage with the community about…
NCURA Region I Announcements
Announcements Election Results CONGRATULATIONS to our newly elected officials for the term beginning January 1, 2020! The Region I Election…
2FA changes will affect ePAWS/Coeus
Gentle reminder: Access to NU-RES web applications (ePAWS 1.0, Coeus, eCD, eCLAWS) use the University’s single-sign-on. Beginning July 16, 2019, the…
Explore xTRACT Before Its Required Use in FY 2020
Gain experience with xTRACT before it is required with helpful resources such as the user guide, instructional videos, and FAQs,…
Now Available in Research.gov: Support for Collaborative Proposals with Subawards
We are very pleased to announce that as of June 24, 2019, the research community can prepare and submit full,…
RESOLVED 7-1-19: ePAWS 1.0 technical issue
The web server connection issue has been identified and solved. Login to ePAWS 1.0 is now available. Thank you for…
NSF has changed their email security protocols per the recommendations of DHS
This new program prevents NSF emails from being auto-forwarded from a Northeastern account to a personal account, such as gmail. …
Notice of Data Sharing Policy for the National Institute of Mental Health
Widespread data sharing by research communities adds significant value to research and accelerates the pace of discovery. The National Institute…
NSF-approved Biographical Sketch Format
Please be advised that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has designated the National Institutes of Health’s SciENcv (Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae)…
NIH Updates
Notice to Allow Requests for Budget Increases for NINDS Research Program Award (R35), the purpose of this Notice is to…
REMINDER: Expiration of NIH FY2014 Grant Funds
All Federal agencies are required by 31 U.S.C. §1552(a) to close fixed year appropriation accounts and cancel any remaining balances…
Training Grant Research Performance Progress Reports in FY 2020
NIH and AHRQ announce that training grant recipients will be required to use the xTRACT system in the eRA Commons…
May 2019 FDP meeting highlights
NU-RES attended the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) meeting 5/20-5/21 in Washington D.C. Here are some highlights: NSF The ‘funding hiatus’…
Demographic Information Site Has Moved from FastLane to Research.gov
As you know, last year the National Science Foundation (NSF) made important changes to the way the research community registers…
Duplicate eCD notifications sent 5-13-19
On Monday, 5/13/19, duplicate eCD notifications were sent to full time benefits eligible employees. We apologize for the duplicate emails…
Redesigned eRA Website Provides New Resources
A newly revamped eRA website that serves as an informational gateway to applicants, grantees and reviewers was launched April 30.  The…
Reminder: NRSA Stipend Levels
As a reminder of the announcement from the December 2018 Brown Bag meeting, the stipend levels for fiscal year (Government FY) 2019…
NSF PAPPG 19-1: Improvements, and automatic compliance checks
NSF PAPPG 19-1 was effective February 25, 2019.  This version included significant changes; for example, “Chapter II.B.2, Proposal Font, Spacing and Margin Requirements, has…
eCD has launched!
Each year, the university requires that all benefits-eligible employees complete the Annual Conflict of Interest and Commitment Disclosure form. If…