Category Archives: NIH

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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TRANSITION OF NIH INCLUSION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TO NEW HUMAN SUBJECTS SYSTEM (LIVE 6/8/18)

The National Institutes of Health has recently announced that it will replace the current Inclusion Management System (IMS) which is used to report the sex/gender, race, and ethnicity of participants in human subjects research studies. The new system will be the Human Subjects System (HSS). The HSS will consolidate human subjects and clinical trial information […]

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New Webinars Available in ELMS.

In the table below, you will find the Course Name and the Course Code of the recently added webinars. You may register for any of the following in ELMS.

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Carryover Requests – What is Carryover (Carry-Forward)?

When awards are subject to prior approval (link to prior approval) requirements, recipients must request to carryover / carry-forward unobligated funds from one budget period to the next. When submitting a carryover request, consider the following “Best Practices”: The unobligated balance for the applicable budget year must be determined by the applicable FSR filed Include […]

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NIH Salary Cap for 2018

NIH Salary Cap for 2018 – Increased to $189,600 NIH has now issued notice NOT-OD-18-137 announcing the salary cap for Fiscal Year 2018. The salary cap continues to be aligned with the Executive Level II salary. The Executive Level II salary has been increased to $189,600 for FY18 and is effective January 7, 2018. All […]

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