The University has successfully negotiated a new Fringe Benefit cost rate agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2022.


Effective 5/24/21, the National Science Foundation (NSF) added functionality to enable Principal Investigators (PIs) to remove publications both from the NSF Public Access Repository (NSF-PAR) and from in-progress project reports in the Project Reporting System without assistance from the NSF Help Desk (and link to the below message.


The latest information regarding disclosure requirements on federal proposals.


This is ORA's annual reminder regarding the University's scheduled Spring Break closing and the need for timely proposal submissions.


This is a memo regarding the requirements for fully routed proposals and proper PI and Co-I routing requirements.


This is ORA’s annual reminder regarding the University’s scheduled holiday closings and the need for timely proposal submissions.


Use SciENcv to create compliantly formatted SciENcv. In addition there are two new tools to assist PIs and departmental personnel with NIH proposals: NIH Proposal Checklist and Biosketch Template.


NSF has announced revisions to Award Terms and Conditions and updated guidance on several policy matters.  The revised terms and conditions will apply to all new NSF awards and funding amendments to existing NSF awards made on or after October 5, 2020, except for the SBIR/STTR-I and SBIR/STTR-II CA-FATC which will become effective July 6, 2020.   The Updated guidance includes clarifications on professional appointments, research endeavors, principal investigators working outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, and reporting on in-kind support and outside consulting activities.


NSF has announced the availability of both NSF-approved formats for the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support sections of National Science Foundation (NSF) proposals that fall under the revised Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1), which are effective for proposals submitted or due on or after June 1, 2020.



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