OSP News & Updates

OSP News & Updates 2017 Vol. 3, Iss. 1

August 29, 2017
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In this issue, you will find:

1.1  Monitoring financial and non-financial reports due to OSP
1.2. Reminder - FDP expanded clearinghouse pilot
1.3. Clearing overdrafts on sponsored awards
1.4. New Workday report (BUG 203a replacement)
2.1. OSP executive director
2.2. OSP clinical agreements team
3.1. NIH cautions grantees about non-compliant biosketches
3.2. Changing policies impact NIH-funded studies involving human subjects
3.3. NIH update:  clarification regarding salary supplementation on K awards
3.4. NIH provides additional guidance on “full-time training” for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Service Awards
3.5. August 30:  NIH webinar on Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs)
3.6. Important Notice No. 140, training in responsible conduct of research - a reminder of the NSF requirement
3.7. UG FAQS available
3.8. Federal RePORTER


OSP News & Updates 2017 Vol. 2, Iss. 4

July 3, 2017
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In this issue, you will find:

  1. New Workday Award Setup Webform
  2. USDA/NIFA Implementation of the Research Terms and Conditions
  3. OSP Staff Updates

OSP News & Updates 2017 Vol. 2, Iss. 3

June 22, 2017
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In this issue, you will find:

  1. FY18 University non-federal fringe rates
  2. NSF.gov, FastLane, and Research.gov Unavailable beginning 8pm June 30th through 6pm July 4th
  3. Issued patent citations will be accepted as post-submission application materials
  4. eRA enhancements:  prior approval includes carryover option effective June 8th
  5. NIH offers new tutorials on preparing and submitting NIH grant applications
  6. AHA awardees must now have ORCID
  7. OSP staff updates

OSP News & Updates 2017 Vol. 2, Iss. 2

May 25, 2017
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In this issue, you will find:

  1. NIH guidance regarding adjustments to appointment records in x-Train to reflect stipend level increases for postdoctoral trainees on Kirschstein-NRSA institutional training grants
  2. Postdoctoral NRSA stipend adjustments
  3. xTrain’s Statement of Appointment pdf form will no longer display Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
  4. NIH created two new “All About Grants” podcasts
  5. NIH issued notice of form correction for PA-16-286 “Successor-in-Interest” (Type 6 Parent)
  6. NIH prepares for new “Forms-E” update
  7. NIH released two important updates:  the final NIH-FDA clinical trial template for phase 2 and 3 IND/IDE studies and the electronic protocol writing tool
  8. Department of Justice made a revision to its Grants Financial Guide
  9. Updates from the American Heart Association
  10. July 2017 Introduction to Sponsored Projects Administration (Intro to SPA) training canceled
  11. Reminder: Reduce cost transfers with at-risk accounts
  12. OSP staff updates

OSP News & Updates 2017 Vol. 2, Iss. 1

April 11, 2017
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In this issue, you will find:

  1. New Federal-Wide Research Terms and Conditions Available
  2. NSF Announces a New Pilot Requiring the Use of a Spreadsheet Template for Identifying Collaborators and Other Affiliations Information
  3. NSF Prospective New Awardee Guide (January 2017)
  4. HRSA Updates Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) to Improve Navigation
  5. NIH Markets New LRP Ambassador Program
  6. eRA Enhancements:  xTRACT Enhancements

OSP News & Updates 2017 Vol. 1, Iss. 4

March 20, 2017
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In this issue, you will find:

  1. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Salary Cap Increases

OSP News & Updates 2017 Vol. 1, Iss. 3

March 9, 2017
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In this issue, you will find:

  1. New Federal Fringe Benefit Rates
  2. Update and Clarification: NIH Continuous Submission Policy
  3. NSF Proposal & Award Policy Newsletter
  4. OSP Contracting Portfolio Matrix

OSP News & Updates 2017 Vol. 1, Iss. 2

March 1, 2017
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In this issue, you will find:

  1. NIH:  Additional Prior Approval Requests Made in eRA Commons
  2. SAMHSA 2017 Grantee Webinars
  3. Additional Information from NIH Regarding the Interim-RPPR
  4. February 2017 RAG Meetings Well Attended
  5. What is CCTC?

OSP News & Updates 2017 Vol. 1, Iss. 1

February 1, 2017
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In this issue, you will find:

  1. Requesting Sponsor Prior Approval for Effort Reduction
  2. Implementation of the Interim-RPPR while a Renewal is Under Consideration
  3. eRA Enhancements: eRA Commons Release
  4. Changes Made to NSF PAPPG (17-1) and Automated Compliance Checks in Effect January 30th
  5. Quarterly RAG Meetings - Back on the Horizon for 2017!
  6. Use OSP GCAT Mailbox to Send Actionable Requests Only
  7. OSP Staff Updates

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