News and Notes Archive

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  • Rollout of Phase 1 of PERIS™ Project, MyFunding, Now Underway
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Plan to Issue Clinical Trial-Specific Parent R01 and Parent R21 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs)
  • NIH Issues Revised Grants Policy Statement
  • Additional Guidance for NIH Single IRB Policy
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Issues Revised Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG)
11/10/2017
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  • Upcoming Training Opportunities from the Office of Research
  • Reminder: Internal Deadline Policy for Grant Submissions
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Trial Policy Changes and New FORMS-E
  • NIH Announces New Review Criteria for K and NRSA Training Grants Involving Clinical Trials
  • Changes to NIH Policy for Issuing Certificates of Confidentiality
  • FlashClasses Now Available through the Health Sciences Library System
10/13/2017
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  • New Electronic Subaward Request Form
  • Using Pivot to Search for Funding Opportunities
  • Applying to Internal Competitions in Competition Space
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Webinar on Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs)
  • NIH Updates Appendix Policy to Eliminate Clinical Trial-Related Materials
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Issues New Proposal & Award Policy Newsletter
  • Updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the Uniform Guidance Now Available
8/25/2017
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  • New Constituency Assignments
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Release Final Guidance for FY17 Salary Caps
  • NIH Announces FY17 NRSA Predoctoral Stipend Levels
7/21/2017
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  • Revised Form 0136 Available on June 19
  • Additional Revisions to Form 202
  • New Email to Electronically Accept Internal Forms for Grants Management Team
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Change Implementation of Grant Support Index (GSI)
  • NIH Updates Policy for Post-Submission Materials
  • Reminder to NIH Grant Applicants about Authentication of Key Biological and/or Chemical Resources
  • NIH Extension of the Effective Date for Policy on the Use of a Single IRB for Multi-Site Research
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Schedules System Outage to Accommodate Move
6/16/2017
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  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Announces Plan to Implement Grant Support Index (GSI)
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to Release New Funding Announcement
  • Changes to the Issuance of Contracted Services Agreements (CSAs)
  • Updates to InfoEd
  • Upcoming Changes to Office of Research Processes
5/19/2017
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  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Provide Clarification on the Reporting of Preprints and Interim Research Products
  • NIH Issues Guidance on Procedures to Reflect Postdoctoral Trainee Stipend Increases in xTrain
  • Revised Early Account Request (EAR) Form Now Available to Use
  • Reminder: Upcoming Training Opportunities from the Office of Research
4/21/2017
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  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Operating Under a Continuing Resolution (CR), Affecting Funding Levels and Salary Cap
  • Revised Federal-Wide Research Terms and Conditions Now Published
  • NSF Announces New Proposal & Award Policy Newsletter
  • Training Opportunities from the Office of Research
3/24/2017
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  • Clarification to National Institutes of Health (NIH) Continuous Submission Policy
  • NIH Announces Request for Information (RFI) for Public Comment on Processes for database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP)
  • Vote for Your Favorite Name for the New Electronic Research Management Solution
  • Committee of Research Administrators (CoRA) Kicks Off at Pitt
3/3/2017
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  • National Science Foundation Releasing Updates to FastLane
  • Publication of Final Common Rule
  • National Institutes of Health Implementation of the Interim-RPPR for Renewal Applications
1/20/2017
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  • NRSA Postdoctoral Stipends, Expenses, Institutional Allowance, and Tuition/Fees Effective for FY17
  • Revisions to the NIH SF424 (R&R) Application Guides and Supplemental Instructions
  • Updated Font Guidance for NIH and AHRQ Applications
  • REMINDER: Allowable Appendix Materials in NIH, AHRQ, and NIOSH Applications
  • FY18 Central Research Development Fund Small Grants Program
  • Guidance on Submitting Progress Reports on the Office of Research Website
1/6/2017
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  • Changes to Conflict of Interest and Responsible Conduct of Research Training Requirements
  • University of Pittsburgh and Office of Research Winter Recess
  • NSF Issues Revised Award Terms and Conditions as well as Frequently Asked Questions
  • Webcast of NSF Grants Conference Now Available
  • NIH Perspective of the 21st Century Cures Act
  • NIH Extension of the Effective Date for Policy on the Use of a Single IRB for Multi-Site Research
12/16/2016
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  • Publication of the revised NIH Grants Policy Statement
  • NIH announces its implementation of the new Final Research Performance Progress Reports
12/2/2016
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  • Browser Compatibility with National Institutes of Health (NIH) eRA Modules
  • Deciding on Whether to Resubmit NIH Applications
  • Live Webcast of NSF Grants Conference
  • Reminder: November 11th is Veterans Day
11/4/2016
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  • Office of Research Kicks Off New Electronic Research Management Project
  • New Process for Corporate-Funded Research Agreements
  • Streamlined Prior Approval Process for NIH Proposals Exceeding $500,000 in Direct Costs
  • Requesting Additional Funds for Active NIH Awards
10/14/2016
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  • Technical Problems with the Office of Research Website
  • National Science Foundation Automated Proposal Compliance Checks
  • New HHS and NIH Initiatives to Enhance Availability of Clinical Trial Information
9/23/2016
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  • Addressing Rigor and Reproducibility in NIH Applications
  • Two Policy Updates affecting NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Applications Due On or After January 25, 2017
  • Food and Drug Administration Now Requires the Use of the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR)
  • xTRACT: An Easier Way to Complete Training Tables for Your Grant Application or Progress Report
  • Don’t Panic Over Expiration of Federal-wide Forms
8/18/2016
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  • Processing Documents for National Science Foundation (NSF) Projects (Excluding Proposals
  • SAM Registration
  • Selected Communications from the National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research
  • National Science Foundation’s Implementation of the Department of Labor’s Fair Labor Standards Act
8/1/2016
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  • Laura Kingsley, MPH, CRA, hired as Senior Associate Director in the Office of Research
  • DocuSign
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Animal Care and Use Oversight between Collaborating Institutions
  • New Process for Resetting Fastlane/Research.gov Passwords
7/22/2016
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  • Final NIH Policy on the Use of a Single Institutional Review Board for Multi-Site Research
  • NSF Award Terms and Conditions revision
  • NSF automated compliance checks of proposals
7/1/2016
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  • Routing of Confidentiality Agreements (CDAs) and Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)
  • Reminder of significant changes to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG)
  • Revised National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules
  • PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute) Email Alerts
5/4/2016
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  • Emails Concerning Outgoing Subawards for Grants and Contracts Services Agreements (CSAs) for Grants
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Updates
    • NIH & AHRQ Grant Application Changes
    • Upcoming Changes to Post-Award Forms and Instructions
    • NIH has Redesigned Grants & Funding Website Pages
3/31/2016
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  • Status Update for Outgoing Subawards/Contract Services Agreements live on website
2/29/2016
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  • Status Update for Outgoing Subawards/Contract Services Agreements
  • MyRA (My Research Agreements) System Enhancements
  • Reminder - Grant Proposal Submissions to the Office of Research
  • Important National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Changes
2/26/2016
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  • NSF Announcement - Revisions to the NSF Proposal and Award Policies Guide
  • NIH Announcement - Simplification of the Vertebrate Animals Section of NIH Grant Applications and Contract Proposals
10/16/2015
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  • Recertification of CITI Modules
  • The Federal Demonstration Partnership
  • Monitoring of Internal Documents
  • Training Session - Basics of Federal Contract Administration
  • NIH and NSF Contingency Plans for Operation during a Government Shutdown
10/7/2015
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  • Subrecipient Monitoring
  • FY2016-2019 Facilities & Administrative Rates
7/13/2015
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  • Office of Research Reduced Operations – June 19th
  • An Update from Burroughs Wellcome Fund Regarding Award Eligibility
  • An Announcement from the Simons Foundation
6/18/2015
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  • Potential Delays to NIH Awards in May 2015
  • Office of Research Suggestion Box
5/15/2015
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  • MyRA GOES LIVE!
  • TIMELY OFFRES EMAILS FROM THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH
  • “MEET AND GREET” AT THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH – SAVE THE DATE
  • NSF RETURNING PROPOSALS AS NON-COMPLIANT WHEN NOT MEETING NEW GUIDELINES
  • NEW NIH BIOSKETCH FORMAT
3/24/2015
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  • NIH eSubmission Items of Interest – February 26, 2015
  • Withdrawing Successfully Submitted Grant Applications to Make Last Minute Changes
2/27/2015
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  • Important Information for Research Administrators and Faculty regarding Federal Contracts
  • MyRA Training
  • Office of Research Suggestion Box
  • Tip of the Week Suggestions
2/10/2015
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  • eRA Enhancements
  • Applying for NIOSH Funding
  • MyRA Update
  • Resubmission of Electronic Grant Proposals That Have No Errors or Warnings
1/28/2015