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ePAWs proposal counter reset for the new fiscal year has been completed
The proposal counter reset for the new fiscal year has been completed.  ePAWS 1.0 is back online and available for…
Special Exception to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Post-Submission Material Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The NIH, AHRQ, and NIOSH understand that the emergency declaration related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) will adversely affect the…
ePAWs Brief Planned Outage at 5pm Tomorrow Tuesday, June 30th
There will be a brief planned outage for both the ePaws and Coeus applications to reset the proposal counter for…
NIAID Late Application Policy for NIAID-Specific FOAs with Due Dates in July and August 2020
NIAID will accommodate the late submission of applications submitted to NIAID-specific FOAs with receipt dates in July and August 2020…
Forms F reminder – Inclusion Across Lifespan (NIH) and Recipients using HSS
NIH applicants and recipients submitting post-submission updates using the electronic Research Administration (eRA) Human Subjects System (HSS) are reminded of…
eRA Information: Changes in HSS Post-Submission Updates with FORMS-F Starting June 13
As of Saturday, June 13, 2020, all applicants and recipients submitting post-submission updates in the Human Subjects System (HSS) will…
Accepting Preliminary Data as Post-Submission Material and Other COVID-19-Related Application Flexibilities
The NIH, AHRQ, and NIOSH understand that the emergency declaration related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) will adversely affect the…
Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1)
On June 1, 2020, NSF will implement the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1) for proposals…
Animal Oversight Changes for Institutions Receiving National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Funding
NIH and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced a new agreement to ensure consistent and effective oversight of the…
Late Window Extension for T32 and T35 Applications to Parent Announcements
Training grant applications submitted to parent funding opportunity announcements PA-20-142 (T32) and PA-20-162 (T35) for the May 25th due date…
Working on an NIH Grant Application? Make Sure You Are Using the Right Forms!
NIH is transitioning to an updated set of application forms we refer to as FORMS-F. Use FORMS-F forms for grant…
Updates to NSF-Approved Formats for the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support
Based on feedback from the community, NSF has made a number of improvements to the NSF-approved formats for the biographical…
NIGMS Late Application Policy for NIGMS-Specific FOAs with Application Due Dates in May 2020
NIGMS will accommodate the late submission of applications for due dates in May 2020 for all NIGMS-specific FOAs (see list…
NIAID Late Application Policy for Funding Opportunities RFA-AI-20-001 and RFA-AI-20-009
NIAID will accommodate the late submission of applications submitted to RFA-AI-20-001, Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) Interdisciplinary Research Units (U19 Clinical Trial…
NIH Resource to Analyze COVID-19 Literature: The COVID-19 Portfolio Tool
Can recipients change the originally proposed format of a T35 program by devising an electronic curriculum rather than in-person experiences?…
NIH FAQs re: COVID-19
Can recipients change the originally proposed format of a T35 program by devising an electronic curriculum rather than in-person experiences?…
Security of Our Virtual Peer Review Meetings
Cyber Safety & COVID-19 The current outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has introduced new cybersecurity risks both at NIH…
ORCID Webinar – Connecting the Research Community Live April 30th, 2020
Research continues to be an increasingly global collaboration. ORCID, which stands for Open Researcher & Contributor Identifier, is an international…
NSF ERA Forum Webinar on May 14, 2020 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM Eastern Time
The National Science Foundation (NSF) will host the next Electronic Research Administration (ERA) Forum Webinar on May 14, 2020, from…
NIH Updates
Notice of Eligibility Change for NIDCD Urgent Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements for Research on COVID-19 The purpose of this…
Webinar on NSF-approved formats for the biographical sketch and current & pending support documents
From Jean Feldman, NSF Policy Office: Dear Colleagues: NSF recently recorded a webinar about the requirement to use an NSF-approved…
Introduction to ORCID for Research Administrators | Live Webinar Today at 2:00 pm
Stakeholders in the research and scholarly communication landscape are increasingly recognizing the need for name disambiguation and system interoperability in…
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…