Category Archives: NIH

NIH Boosts Pay for Postdocs and Graduate Students

Author: Katie Langin, Associate Editor, Science Careers Source: Science Journal (AAAS) The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced pay increases today for early-career scientists who are recipients of its Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSAs), after an  NIH advisory group recommended raises in December 2023. Postdocs will now be paid at least […]

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Research Compliance News and Updates (January 2024)

By Deepika Bhatia, Associate Vice President, RCRA Research Compliance News and Updates from Your Research Compliance & Regulatory Affairs Team For ongoing updates on new policies and research regulatory topics, join us on the third Thursday of every month to Ask RCRA! Here’s our quarterly newsletter with news you can use – We are […]

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NIH Workplace Conduct Requirements

NIH supports safe and respectful work environments that are free from harassment, including sexual harassment, discrimination, or other forms of inappropriate conduct that can result in a hostile work environment. Learn who to contact with questions or concerns, and what NIH’s expectations are for institutions and the individuals supported on NIH-funded awards.  In accordance with […]

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NIH Revises Grant Review Process – Focus on Scientific Merit & Reputational Bias Reduction

After gathering significant feedback from the extramural community, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will begin taking steps to simplify its grant review process.  The simplified review framework will focus peer review on the key questions needed to assess the scientific and technical merit of proposed research projects – should and can the proposed research […]

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NIH Application Instruction Updates

Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Budgeting for Data Management and Sharing Plan Costs On NIH proposals due October 5, 2023, and later, costs for Data Management and Sharing (DMS) plans will now be requested in the appropriate cost categories (personnel, supplies, etc.). Total DMS costs will be estimated, and that estimate will be included in the ‘Budget Justification’ […]

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Data Sharing Regulations and NIH Budgeting Guidance

Author: Heather Lennon, Strategic Operations and Training  Overview  Recently, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released new requirements on public access to publications and data resulting from federal funding in a memo known as The Nelson Memo.  The Nelson memo calls for ALL federal agencies to update their public access policies to ensure […]

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NIH Updates (February 2023)

Below is a summary of upcoming changes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). These changes apply to new forms and requirements for data management and data sharing.  Proposal Preparation  Applications for NIH opportunities with receipt deadlines on or after January 25, 2023, must use FORMS-H grant application forms and instructions.  For more details, please […]

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Institutional Biosafety Committee

The Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO) partners with the Emory Community to provide environmental, health, and safety (EHS) practices that enhance and support our world-renowned, cutting edge research. This is accomplished by managing EHS risks to reduce the potential for workplace injury or illness.  A primary focus of EHSO is managing the safe use […]

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NIH Announces Salary Cap for FY2020

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 5, 2020 The Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, restricts the amount of direct salary to Executive Level II of the Federal Executive pay scale.  The Office of Personnel Management has recently released new salary levels for the Executive Pay Scale. Effective January 5, 2020, the salary limitation for Executive Level II is […]

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Important Changes to NSF Biosketches and Current and Pending Support!

If you are planning to submit an NSF grant proposal in the spring or summer of 2020 (or beyond), please read this article in its entirety. It contains important information on how to ensure your proposal will be accepted by NSF. As discussed in the “Important Agency Updates” article posted 12/20/2019, NSF has announced that […]

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