Category Archives: NIH

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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Important Agency Updates from NIH and NSF

Please note that NIH and NSF have recently issued important updates to their proposal and award policies and procedures. ORA will work to summarize the most pertinent parts of these updates in a future newsletter. However, we wanted to be sure that the Emory Research Community was made aware of these updates as quickly as […]

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NIH Expands Notice of Interest in Diversity

On November 22, 2019, the NIH rescinded its 2018 Notice of Interest in Diversity (NOT-OD-18-210) and replaced it with an expanded Notice of Interest in Diversity (NOT-OD-20-031).  In this expanded notice, the NIH issued the following revised diversity statement: “In spite of tremendous advancements in scientific research, information, educational and research opportunities are not equally […]

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Library ORCID iD Sign-Up Event on October 24, 2019

Please join Emory Libraries & Information Technology for an ORCID iD sign-up event on Thursday, October 24, 2019! Details of the event can be found in the poster below. An ORCID iD is a persistent digital identify which will distinguish you from other researchers. And, as a reminder, ORCID iD’s are now required for all […]

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NIH Issues Reminder on Other Support and Foreign Components

On July 10, 2019, NIH issued NOT-OD-19-114 to provide clarification to the NIH grantee community on what should be reported in Other Support submissions, as well as what would be considered a foreign component on an NIH grant. NIH reminded the grantee community that they consider this a clarification of existing policy rather than an […]

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Required Use of ORCID iDs for NIH Trainees, Fellows, and Career Development Awardees

ORCID iDs, or Open Researcher and Contributor IDs, are unique and persistent individual identification numbers which are used to identify individual scientific contributors and authors, and to distinguish individual scientists from others. Launched in 2012, ORCID iDs can particularly help distinguish individuals who have similar names. ORCIDs iDs are issued free of charge and are […]

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NIMH Announces Data Sharing Policy

The National Institute of Mental Health has recently announced that researchers who are funded by NIMH will be required to deposit all raw and analyzed data (including, but not limited to, clinical, genomic, imaging, and phenotypic data) from experiments involving human subjects into an informatics infrastructure which will enable the sharing and use of this […]

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NIH Announces Requirement to Use xTRACT System for Training Grant RPPR Data Tables

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHRQ) have announced that, as of October 1, 2019 (federal fiscal year 2020), grant recipients must create the data tables that are required for the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPRs) using the xTRACT system. This requirement applies to the T15, T32, […]

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NIH Announces Salary Cap for FY2019

Effective Date: January 6, 2019 The HHS Appropriations Act provides authority for NIH to incur obligations for FY2019. This Act 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 6, […]

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New Webinars and Program Now Available in ELMS

How to register: Register for the webinar/program in ELMS. To locate the webinar/program, please search using class code listed next to the corresponding webinar/program. Questions: Please contact Ashley Myers at aemyers@emory.edu.

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