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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NIH to Host Informational Webinar on the Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance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…
Fall 2019 Grants Conference Webcast
The NSF Fall Grants Conference Webcast is now available to watch here.
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)…