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‘Inspired choice’: Biden appoints sociologist Alondra Nelson to top science post
During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden pledged that his administration would address inequality and racism. Now that he’s been sworn…
Back Online: ePAWs 1.0/Coeus Lite/Premium
The ePAWs/Coeus Lite/Coeus Premium applications are back online; the issue with Coeus Lite Award has been fixed. Questions can be…
NCURA: Virtual Workshops Are Here
Level I: Fundamentals of Sponsored Project Administration | February 9 - 12, 2021 New to Research Administration or need a…
eRA Will Require the Use of Login.gov to Access eRA Commons, ASSIST, IAR and Commons Mobile in 2021
Users will be required to use two-factor authentication (2FA) through login.gov to access eRA Commons, ASSIST, Internet Assisted Review (IAR),…
PLANNED OUTAGE: ePAWs 1.0/Coeus Lite/Premium 1-21-21 8am
The recent upgrade of the ePAWs/Coeus Lite/Coeus Premium hardware and software environments on Friday, 1-15-21 left one minor task to…
All About Grants Podcast: Human Subjects’ Research Post-Award (NIH Extramural Nexus)
So you have confirmed that you are doing human subjects’ research after listening to the first podcast in our human subject…
Reflections on 2020, Looking Towards 2021
It probably goes without saying, but I’ll say it anyways, what a year 2020 was. Our principal focus throughout the…
New FY21 Policy on the Inclusion of Women and Minorities in Clinical Research
The research community of the recently implemented Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) Policy on the…
Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00)
The NCI will hold a pre-application webinar on Friday, January 8, 2021, from 1:00 - 2:00 PM (ET) for the following Funding…
Clarification on Prohibition on Expending NIH Grant Funds for Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services
Effective August 13, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget revised 2 Code of Federal Regulations Part 200 to align…
NICHD Adverse Event, Unanticipated Problem, and Serious Adverse Event Reporting Guidance
The purpose of this Guide Notice is to notify the extramural community of NICHD's guidance for Adverse Event (AE) and…
University Winter Holiday closing 12/24/20-1/1/21
University administrative offices will close at the end of the business day on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, and will reopen…
Check Out the New eRA Commons! (NIH Extramural News)
The newly redesigned eRA Commons log-in screen and landing screen, providing a cleaner, modern interface that reflects user feedback, will…
Application Process in Workspace
Watch this video to learn more about the application process within Grants.gov Workspace.
RAPID, EAGER, and RAISE Proposal Types Now Available in Research.gov (NSF)
Effective today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) enabled three new proposal types in the Research.gov Proposal Submission System and in…
EERE Program Information Center Upcoming Trainings
Want to learn more about the EERE Program Information Center? We offer several free training classes each month to instruct…
NSF Research.gov changes effective on 11/23/20
NSF continues to invest in expanding auto-compliance checking capabilities to reduce administrative burden levels on both NSF programs and the…
Agency Implementations of Revised Federal-wide Research Terms and Conditions effective November 12, 2020
Research Terms and Conditions The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) mandated awarding agencies adopt recent revisions to 2 CFR…
November Brown Bag – Special Guests: Research Computing – Spencer Pruitt, Raphael Schroter, and Julia Cho
Just a friendly reminder of our November Brown Bag Session pn Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at noon. AGENDA NU-RES Admin…
NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution
Continuing the procedures identified under NOT-OD-20-068 and consistent with NIH practices during the CRs of FY 2006 - 2020 the…
AHRQ Guide Notice on Exception to the Use of the Single IRB Review Requirements During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency
The purpose of this Notice is to provide information to the extramural research community regarding AHRQ's implementation of the Department…
Extended Guidance for Applicants Preparing Applications During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The NIH is committed to supporting the biomedical research enterprise as the nation implements the President's Guidelines for Re-Opening America…
Revision of NSF Award Terms and Conditions
I want to make you aware that the following sets of NSF Award Conditions have been updated for consistency with…
Demo Site for Research.gov Proposal Preparation Now Available
We are pleased to announce that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has launched the Research.gov proposal preparation demonstration site. The…
Departmental Administration Research Intensive November 12 – December 17
The Departmental Administration Research Intensive program was developed for early career individuals who are directly responsible for supporting investigators and…
Supplemental Information to the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing: Selecting a Repository for Data Resulting from NIH-Supported Research
This supplemental information is intended to help researchers choose data repositories suitable for the preservation and sharing of data (i.e.,…
Supplemental Information to the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing: Allowable Costs for Data Management and Sharing
All allowable costs submitted in budget requests must be incurred (e.g., curation fees, data repository fees) during the performance period,…
Supplemental Information to the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing: Elements of an NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan
The final National Institutes of Health (NIH) Policy for Data Management and Sharing requires applicants to submit a Data Management…
Final NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is issuing this final NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing (DMS Policy) to…
NU Biosafety Reminder: SARS-CoV-2 Safety and Compliance Protocols
In our efforts to learn more about SARS-CoV-2, we need to remember to follow safety and compliance protocols in order…
Region I Virtual Annual Meeting – Registration is Open!
The health and safety of our members and speakers is our number one priority. After careful consideration, we’ve made the…
Notice of Clarification: Policy for Managing Conflict of Interest in NIH Peer Review
Through this Notice, the NIH considers the involvement of an individual in the preparation of an NIH grant application or…
NCURA New Webinar on the UG Update- All Additional Logins AT NO COST
In this webinar, we will discuss key changes reflected in the 2020 revision, including updated definitions, new requirements as well…
NSF ERA Forum Webinar on November 5, 2020 at 2:30 – 4:00PM Eastern Time
You are invited to participate in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Electronic Research Administration (ERA) Forum Webinar on November 5,…
T-21 Days Left Until the NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration
As everything has gone virtual these days, so do we. Join us from your favorite chair, at your favorite table,…
NSF Virtual Grants Conference – Save the Date
Save the Date! Join the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the very first NSF Virtual Grants Conference, to be held…
NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices
Required Submission of Financial Conflict of Interest Policy into the eRA Commons Institution Profile (IPF) Module NIH policy (see NIH…
NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices
Requirement for Trainee Diversity Report to be Submitted Electronically for Institutional Research Training, Career Development, and Research Education Awards Beginning…
NSF Updates to the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) – Effective October 5th
Effective October 5, 2020, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will enhance the Project Reporting System in Research.gov to implement the…
Issuance of Important Notice (IN) 147, Research.gov Implementation Update
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has been at the forefront in the development of Federal agency electronic systems designed to…
Changes to the HHS Notice of Award (NoA) Beginning October 1, 2020
This notice is to alert the AHRQ grant recipient community of upcoming changes to the format of the Department of…
NIH Policy on Use of Hypertext in NIH Grant Applications
This notice serves to remind the applicant community about existing guidance that restricts use of hypertext (e.g., hyperlinks and URLs)…
Handling Cases of Suspected Research Misconduct
These are examples of research misconduct. What do you do if you suspect research misconduct? Join us for this next…
Policy for Charging Personal Protective Equipment to NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements as Direct Costs
The purpose of this notice is to provide guidance to the extramural community on the criteria that support direct charges…
Free Registration for the Fall 2020 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration!
No plane tickets, hotel costs, or food budgets to worry about! In fact, no registration fees either! The NIH is…
New “All About Grants” Podcast – Am I Doing Human Subjects’ Research?
You have a promising research idea that may involve human participants to carry out the study. Do you know what…
Guidance Regarding Change in Status, Including Absence of PD/PI and Other Key Personnel Named in the Notice of Award
The purpose of this notice is to clarify NIH expectations regarding change in status, including absence of Program Director /…
All About Grants” Podcast – Am I Doing Human Subjects’ Research? (NIH Extramural News)
The Office of Extramural Research (OER) talks to NIH staff members about the ins and outs of NIH funding. Designed…
Recipient obligations for Public Access to Final Peer-Reviewed Accepted Manuscripts
Following the PAMS Broadcast message that was sent in late January 2020 entitled “Requirements for Submission of Final Peer-Reviewed Accepted…
Issuance of Proposal Preparation & Award Administration FAQs related to the PAPPG (NSF 20-1)
Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to announce the issuance of a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on proposal preparation…

Last Updated on December 22, 2020