OSP News

OSP News Flash

 
July 16, 2021
Award Set-up Delay

OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 3 Issue 1

July 7, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Updated NIGMS Guidelines for Funding Investigators with Substantial Other Research Support
2. SAM.gov Registration Renewal
3. OSP Brown Bag Meeting
4. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 2 Issue 7

June 24, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. NIH July 5th R01 Proposal Deadline Activities and Reminders
2. Updated VA MOU Form
3. IRES Record Inactivation Request Form
4. REMINDER – IRES PD, PT, COI – Planned Outage for Application Upgrade
5. Upcoming Changes to the NIH Biographical Sketch and Other Support
6. eRA Reminder: Use of Internet Explorer for eRA Modules to be Phased Out by July 19, 2021
7. NIH Notice of Data Sharing Policy for the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
8. YSM Subaward eLearning Module is now Live on TMS!
9. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 2 Issue 6

June 10, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Workday Effort Certification Enhancements
2. NIH K Award Fundamentals Training
3. OSP Brown Bag Meeting
4. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 2 Issue 5

May 27, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Updated PD Quick Guide: PI Routing and Approval
2. NIH June 5th R01 Proposal Deadline Activities and Reminders
3. IRES PD, PT, COI – Planned Outage for Application Upgrade
4. Special Terms and Conditions: Publications
5. Subrecipient Invoices
6. Government Transitions from DUNS to Unique Entity Identifier
7. Volunteer Needed: Create AHR Presentation
8. April Brown Bag Survey
9. Brown Bag Meetings: Troubleshooting Zoom Issues
10. eRA Information: Reminder to “Flatten” PDFs for Just-In-Time and RPPR Before Uploading to eRA Commons
11. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 2 Issue 4

May 13, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Updated: Find Subawards – Yale Report
2. NCURA Webinar: Audits: What’s Hot
3. NCURA Campus Liaison Program
4. GCAT Mailboxes
5. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 2 Issue 3

April 29, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. NIH Changes to the Biographical Sketch and Other Support
2. Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement (REV. April 2021)
3. New Training Guide – Subaward Reconciliation Dashboard
4. No-Cost Extension Requests Reminder
5. April OSP Brown Bag Meeting
6. May OSP Brown Bag: What’s on Your Mind: Q&A
7. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 2 Issue 2

April 15, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. New Federal Fringe Benefit Rates
2. Update to the European Union Open Skies Agreement
3. NCURA Campus Liaison Program
4. New Feature Added to Brown Bag Announcement Emails
5. K Award Training
6. Training Materials Updated
7. AHA – Carryover and No Cost Extension Updates and Reminders
8. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 2 Issue 1

April 11, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. NSF Transition to Research.gov
2. Upcoming Changes to the Biographical Sketch and Other Support Format Page for Due dates on or after May 25, 2021
3. April OSP Brown Bag: What’s on Your Mind: Q&A
4. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 1 Issue 6

March 18, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. New Award Checklist
2. New Feature for PD Users
3. Reminder - Criteria for PSCA Requiring OSP Prior Approval
4. Revision regarding Other Support Q&A
5. April OSP Brown Bag: What’s on Your Mind?
6. How to Determine when Indirect or Facilities and Administrative Rates are Assessed in Workday
7. New RPPR Webpage and Revised RPPR Checklist
8. NCURA Campus Liaison Program
9. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 1 Issue 5

March 4, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Revisions to Cost Allocation Methodology Guide and Cost Allocation Methodology Form
2. Financial Reporting Group Name Change
3. New Security Measures for OSP Classes and Brown Bags
4. March OSP Brown Bag Agenda
5. March OSP Brown Bag: What’s On Your Mind: Q&A
6. OSP Training
7. OSP Staff Updates

OSP News Flash

February 25, 2021
NIH March 5th R01 Proposal Deadline Activities and Reminders
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OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 1 Issue 4

February 18, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. New Course Offering: NIH K Award Fundamentals
2. March OSP Brown Bag: What’s On Your Mind: Q&A
3. Use GCAT Mailbox for Actionable Items Only
4. How to Look Up Status of Award Setup in IRES PT
5. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 1 Issue 3

February 4, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Policy 1301 Sponsored Projects Financial Reporting and Financial Closeout and Guide 1301 GD.02 Financial Reporting and Closeout
2. Participant Support Costs (PSC)
3. FY2021 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends
4. OSP Training
5. What’s On Your Mind: Q&A

OSP News Flash

January 29, 2021
NIH Salary Cap Increases
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OSP News Flash

January 28, 2021
NIH February 5th R01 Proposal Deadline Activities and Reminders
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OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 1 Issue 2

January 21, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. OSP Training
2. Prior Approval Matrix
3. January Brown Bag Survey
4. What’s on Your Mind?

OSP News Flash

January 12, 2021
Workday Grant Ledger Account Hierarchy Mapping Review in Process - Impacts to Reporting
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OSP News & Updates 2021 Volume 1 Issue 1

January 7, 2021
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In this issue, you will find:
1. OSP Training
2. eRA will require the use of login.gov to access eRA Commons, ASSIST, IAR and Commons Mobile in 2021
3. eRA Reminder: New eRA Commons Login and Landing Screens coming January 12

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 4 Issue 7

December 22, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. OSP Closed for Winter Recess
2. January Brown Bag Meeting
3. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 4 Issue 6

12/10/20
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In this issue, you will find:|
1. Winter Recess Submission Schedule
2. Effort Certification Calendar 2021
3. Reminder of Obligations Associated with External Funding
4. Upcoming eRA Commons Changes
5. Brown Bag Meeting
6. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 4 Issue 5

11/24/20
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Thanksgiving Recess
2. F&A Cost Adjustment for iCloud Expenses
3. NCURA Webinar on Uniform Guidance Revisions
4. Brown Bag Meeting
5. OSP Training
5.1. Instructor-led Training (ILT): Upcoming Classes
5.2. Online Self-paced Learning

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 4 Issue 4

November 11, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. OSP News & Updates – End of Year Distribution Schedule
2. NIH Other Support Follow-up
3. NIH Fellowship Application Requirement Change
4. Brown Bag Meetings
4.1. November Brown Bag Survey
4.2. What’s on Your Mind: Q&A
5. OSP Training
5.1. Instructor-led Training (ILT): Upcoming Classes
5.2. Online Self-paced Learning
6. eRA Enhancement: New Features to Just-in-Time Screen

OSP News Flash

November 6, 2020
PD Regulatory Form Change - Genomic Data
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OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 4 Issue 3

October 29, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. NIH R01 Deadline Announcement
2. Change in Accounting Date Validation
3. Residual Balance Fund Transfers - Procedure Update
4. OSP Training
5. NSF Demo Site for Research.gov Proposal Preparation Now Available
6. INVITATION: NSF ERA Forum Webinar on November 5, 2020
7. NIH Issues New Policy for Data Management and Sharing
8. NIH Automated Trainee Diversity Report

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 4 Issue 2

October 15, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. New Export Controls Training Available
2. October Brown Bag Meeting
3. OSP Training
4. New HHS Standardized Notice of Award Template

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 4 Issue 1

October 1, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. SAM.gov Registration Renewal
2. Disclosure Guidance – Update
3. IRES PT Quick Guide: How to Find Award Setup Status
4. What’s on Your Mind: Q&A
5. OSP Training
6. NSF Updates:
6.1. Issuance of Important Notice (IN) 147, Research.gov Implementation Update
6.2. Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) – Effective October 5
6.3. SciENcv-generated Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support Documents

OSP News Flash

September 29, 2020
NIH October 5th R01 Proposal Deadline Activities and Reminders

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 3 Issue 6

September 17, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:

1. Senior/Key Personnel on Applications and Awards
2. Approval of Internal Documents/Requests to OSP
3. NSF Audit Report
4. OSP Website Update: Attestation Letters
5. October Brown Bag Meeting
6. OSP Training
7. Policy for Charging Personal Protective Equipment to NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements as
Direct Costs
8. Enforcement of NSF-approved Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 3 Issue 5

September 3, 2020
 
In this issue, you will find:
1. REMINDER: NIH RPPRs and Compliance with NIH Public Access Policy
2. NIH Proposal Reminders
3. Issuance of Proposal Preparation & Award Administration FAQs related to the PAPPG (NSF 20-1)
4. September Brown Bag Meeting
5. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 3 Issue 4

 
August 20, 2020
 
In this issue, you will find:
1. Reminder – IRES Systems Shutdown Today at 5PM for Standard Application Maintenance
2. Reminder – At-Risk Requests and ABS Form
3. September Brown Bag Meeting
4. OSP Training
4.1. Upcoming Classes: Zoom Instructor-Led Training (ILT)
4.2. Online Self-Paced Learning

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 3 Issue 3

August 6, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:

1. Reminder - Include Subrecipient Information on ABS Form
2. Now Available - List of PIs with Authority to Submit NIH SNAP RPPRs
3. August Brown Bag Meeting
4. OSP Training
5. FINAL Reminder - IRES PD, PT, COI - Planned Outage for Application Upgrade
6. Existing Proposal & Award Policy-related Guidance

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 3 Issue 2

July 23, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Reminders for Data Use Agreements
2. Reminder – Subrecipient Supplier Setup in Workday
3. Coming Soon – New List of PIs with Authority to Submit NIH SNAP RPPRs
4. OSP Training
5. Brown Bag Survey Follow-up
6. Reminder – IRES PD, PT, COI – Planned Outage for Application Upgrade

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 3 Issue 1

July 9, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. July Brown Bag Meeting: What’s on Your Mind
2. OSP Training
3. Reminder: IRES PD, PT, COI – Planned Outage for Application Upgrade
4. Highlighted Sponsor Updates
4.1. Changes to Handling of Applications Submitted to Program Announcements with special Receipt,
Referral, and/or Review Considerations (PAR), and Program Announcements with Set-Aside Funds (PAS)

OSP News Flash

July 2, 2020
Expiration of OMB Salary Charging Flexibility During Pandemic
Important Changes to Guidance on Charging Salaries to Federal Awards during COVID-19 Pandemic
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OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 2 Issue 7

June 25, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Reminder regarding Signing Documents on Behalf of the University
2. Reminder regarding Policy 1613 Electronic Signatures…
3. Missing ABS Forms
4. Exiting Faculty Checklist
5. OSP Training
6. Highlighted Sponsor Updates
6.1. Statement on NSF Proposal deadlines
6.2. Special Exception to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Post-Submission Material Policy During COVID-19Pandemic
6.3. eRA Information: Changes in HSS Post-Submission Updates with Forms-F Starting June 13

OSP News Flash

June 17, 2020
Expiration of OMB Salary Charging Flexibility During Pandemic
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OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 2 Issue 6

June 11, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Accounting Adjustment Questionnaire (Cost Transfer Justification form)
2. June Brown Bag Meeting
3. Notice on Changes to Policy regarding Minimum Level of Effort for NCI-Funded Awards
4. OSP Training

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 2 Issue 5

May 28, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Implementation of Revised NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide
2. Departing Faculty Checklist
3. GCAT Mailboxes
4. June Brown Bag Meeting: What’s on Your Mind
5. IRES Technical Support
6. OSP Training 

OSP News Flash

May 22, 2020
Implementation of the revised NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (NSF 20-1): Delay requirement to use NSF-approved formats.

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 2 Issue 4

May 14, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. OSP Brown Bag Meeting
2. OSP Training Update
3. Updated Due Date for Institutional Training Grant (T32) Applications

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 2 Issue 3

April 30, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Requirements
2. New NIH Forms F
2.1 Changes in PD
2.2 Converting PD records from a FORMS-E opportunity to a FORMS-F opportunity
3. OSP Brown Bag Meeting Q&A: COVID-19, non-SNAP carryforward, T32, charging salary, etc.
4. ABS Form Reminder
5. DOJ Grants Financial Guide Revision
6. INVITATION: NSF Forum Webinar on May 14, 2020 from 1:00 to 2:30

OSP News Flash

April 29, 2020
Updated COVID-19 Research Continuity – Sponsored Award FAQs
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OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 2 Issue 2

April 16, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Reminder to use GCAT Mailbox for Actionable Items
2. Sponsor Communications Regarding COVID-19
3. OSP Brown Bag Meeting
4. OSP Training
4.1 New Online Course: IRES Proposal Tracking (PT) Overview
4.2 OSP Instructor-led Training (ILT) Postponed
5. REMINDER - NIH Systems will be Down April 17 - April 20
6. Updated NIH Other Support Format Page
7. NIH Notices for Institutional Training (T) Applications Regarding Harassment and Discrimination Protections
8. Webinar on NSF-approved Formats for the Biographical Sketch and Current & Pending Support Documents
9. NSF’s Implementation of OMB Memorandum M-20-20
10. COVID-19: DOE’s Implementation of OMB Memorandum M-20-17

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 2 Issue 1

April 2, 2020
 
In this issue, you will find:
1. Reminder – GCAT Mailboxes
2. OSP Contacts Website
3. New Landing Page for Research Enterprise Reporting
4. OSP Staff Updates
5. Messages from the National Science Foundation
5.1. Now Available: NSF-approved Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support Formats
5.2. Research.gov Expanded: Separately Submitted Collaborative Proposals from MultipleOrganizations Now Available
6. Important COVID-19 Update from ACF
7. OSP Training

OSP News Flash

March 27, 2020
UPDATED Information, COVID-19 FAQs for Research, and Recently Released FOAs
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OSP News Flash

March 25, 2020
Updated COVID-19 Research Continuity – Sponsored Award FAQs
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OSP News Flash

March 20, 2020
Information on COVID-19 and Research
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OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 1 Issue 6

March 19, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. OSP News & Updates / OSP Newsflash
2. OSP Training
3. Notice on Policy Regarding Minimum Level of Effort for NCE-Funded Awards
4. Subrecipient Basics and Monitoring
5. NIH Late Application Policy and COVID-19

OSP News Flash

March 18, 2020
COVID-19 FAQs for Research
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OSP News Flash

March 13, 2020
Information on COVID-19 and Research continued…
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OSP News Flash

March 09, 2020
Information on COVID-19 and Research
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OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 1 Issue 5

March 5, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. REMINDER – New Workday Dashboard – Award Closeout Review
2. Responsibility for Sponsored Projects
3. TranSum Attachments 1304 FR.03 B-E Suite Discontinued
4. Fly America Act and Open Skies Agreement Training
5. Upcoming Brown Bag Meeting
6. NIH Extramural Nexus
6.1. FY 2020 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees, and
Other Budgetary Levels
6.2. New Certificates of Confidentiality System for Non-NIH Funded Research

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 1 Issue 4

February 20, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Other Support
1.1. National Institutes of Health
1.2. National Science Foundation
2. ABS Form Resources
3. Simons Foundation Implements Grant Code of Conduct
4. Great Feedback from February’s Clinical Trial Budgeting Class Attendees
5. OSP Staff Updates
5.1. Financial Management
6. OSP Training
6.1. Brown Bag Meeting
6.2. Brown Bag Survey Follow-up
6.3. Zoom Update
6.4. Upcoming OSP Classes

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 1 Issue 3

February 06, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Yale Policy 7000, International Research, Programs, and Activities
2. NIH Salary Cap Increases
3. NIH Continuous Submission Policy Update
4. AHA’s Grants@Heart System is Retiring in Late April 2020
5. PT Access to Upload ABS Form Reminder
6. OSP Staff Updates
6.1. Financial Management
7. OSP Training
7.1. Brown Bag Meeting
7.2. Upcoming OSP Classes

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 1 Issue 2

January 23, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. AHRQ Salary Cap Increases
2. OSP Training
2.1. Brown Bag Meeting
2.2. Upcoming OSP Classes

OSP News & Updates 2020 Volume 1 Issue 1

January 9, 2020
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In this issue, you will find:
1. Announcement - Frank Kinney
2. It’s Official - We’re Retiring the Workday Webform and PPG Spreadsheet
3. Award Budget Setup (ABS) Form Revised
4. IRES PT - Agreements Spine Fix
5. OSP Staff Updates
6. OSP Training  
     6.1 Upcoming Brown Bag Meeting
     6.2 Brown Bag Survey Follow-up
     6.3  Clinical Trial Budgeting Training - No Prerequisites
     6.4  Upcoming Classes