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NSF-approved Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support Formats
Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to announce the availability of both NSF-approved formats for the Biographical Sketch and Current and…
Role of Researchers in Protecting Research from Disaster
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine issued a consensus report in August of 2017:  Strengthening the Disaster Resilience…
COVID-19 Updates
In response to COVID-19, the Office of Management and Budget has provided Federal Agencies with authority and flexibility in addressing…
NSF Research.gov Expanded: Separately Submitted Collaborative Proposals from Multiple Organizations Now Available
Dear Colleagues: We are excited to announce that effective March 30, 2020, the research community can prepare and submit separately…
NCURA Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on University Research Environment and Management
RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION IN A TIME OF DISRUPTION The Impact of COVID-19 on University Research Environment and Management Live March 26th,…
eRA Cloud Migration and Downtime April 17-April 20, 2020
With the coming of spring, eRA modules and data will be migrated to the Amazon Web Services cloud.  From 8 a.m.…
Notice on Policy Regarding Minimum Level of Effort for NCI-Funded Awards
This notice describes the NCI’s policy on the minimum level of effort that will be a part of the funding…
NSF Answers Questions about COVID-19 and its Impact on Proposals & Awards
NSF has provided FAQs related to COVID-19 as a service to their proposer and awardee communities in the hope that…
Spring 2020 NSF Grants Conference – Save the Date
Save the Date! Join us on May 18-19, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Grants Conference!…
Learn More Session – (02/25/20)
Learn More: Salary Support on Grants (SSOG) Learn more about proposing commitment and managing effort on research awards; documenting institutional…
Findings of Research Misconduct
SUMMARY: Findings of research misconduct have been made against Ozgur Tataroglu, Ph.D. (Respondent), former postdoctoral fellow, Department of Neurobiology, University…
Issuance of Current and Pending Support FAQs to accompany the revised PAPPG (NSF 20-1)
Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to announce issuance of a set of Current and Pending Support Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)…
NU-RES Brown Bag – Save the Date (02/20/20)
The monthly Brown Bag session will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 340 Curry Student Center. For future…
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2020
This Notice supersedes NOT-OD-19-036 and establishes stipend levels for fiscal year (FY) 2020 Kirschstein-NRSA awards for undergraduate, predoctoral, and postdoctoral trainees and…
Notice of Fiscal Policies in Effect for FY 2020
This Notice provides guidance about the NIH Fiscal Operations for FY 2020 and implements The Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020…
NIH Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements FY 20
Since 1990, Congress has legislatively mandated a limitation on direct salary for individuals under NIH grant and cooperative agreement awards…
PAPPG Update Webinar – February 06, 2020
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is offering an NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) Update Webinar for the research…
NASA Astrophysics Virtual Town Hall on February 27
NASA Astrophysics Virtual Town Hall: Dual-Anonymous Peer Review for Astrophysics General Observer / General Investigator Programs February 27, 2020 1pm-2pm ET…
Requirements for Submission of Final Peer-Reviewed Accepted Manuscripts
In support of the DOE Public Access Plan, this message is to remind recipients of SC funded awards that it…
NSF news from the January Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) meeting
Updated NSF PAPPGuide is likely to be released at the end of January; 90 days post-release (est: May, 2020), researchers…
Salary Limitation on AHRQ FY2020 Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts
This Notice provides information to applicants, grantees, and contractors of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) regarding the…
NIH & You: Join Us at the 2020 NIH Regional Seminars in Baltimore & Nashville
If the year 2020 has you looking for an opportunity to learn more about working with NIH extramural research, then…
Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement for FY 2020
The revised NIH Grants Policy Statement (NIHGPS) has been published, replacing the October 2018 version as a standard term and condition of…
Need Help Determining If Your Research Involves Human Subjects?
NIH has updated its human subjects research decision tool to reflect changes effective in the 2018 Revised Common Rule. Answer…
2020 NCURA Region I Spring Meeting
​NCURA Region I is seeking session proposals for the Spring Meeting being held May 3- May 6, 2020 at the…
FRA and PRA Workshop Day
Enhance your conference experience by registering to attend an intensive workshop or senior forum! These educational resources offer best-practice training…
NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), including NIH, operates under the “Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further…
NSF Revised Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) for use in 2020
Dear Colleagues: The National Science Foundation is currently working to finalize a revised Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide…
NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices for FY 2020
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announces the publication of the revised NIH Grants Policy Statement (NIHGPS, rev. December 2019).…
Top 10ish Things to Know about Uniform Guidance
The Uniform Guidance (UG) details the administrative requirements, cost principles, and audit requirements for federal awards. Implemented in 2014, the…
University Winter Holiday closing 12/24/19-1/1/20
University administrative offices will close at the end of the business day on Monday, December 23, 2019 and will reopen…
NIH to Host Informational Webinar on the Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance
NIH will be hosting an informational public webinar on the Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental draft…
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…
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…
Virtual Satellite Office Hours
We will be hosting virtual satellite office hours. Members of the NU-RES team will be available on Thursday afternoons via…
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…