Category Archives: NSF

Program Updates from COI: New NSF SBIR Phase 1 Solicitation Requirements

In December 2015, the following terms were identified in the NSF (National Science Foundation)  SBIR (Small Business Invention Research) Program Phase I instructions: “No person who is an equity holder, employee, or officer of the proposing small business may be paid through a subaward budget unless an exception is recommended by the Program Director and […]

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Draft Version of the Proposal & Award Policies Procedures Guide (PAPPG) Available for Comments!

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has completed an updated draft of its Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) and posted it for review.  On May 16, 2016, NSF published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of and giving access to a draft of the updated Proposal & Award Policies & […]

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2 CFR Part 200 – Uniform Guidance Online Training is LIVE!

The Office of Sponsored Programs is pleased to announce that the online training module for Uniform Guidance, 2 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Part 200, is available in Emory’s Learning Management System (ELMS).  The training is designed to explain at a fundamental level the Code of Federal Regulations as they apply to federal awards. The […]

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Need Assistance With Your Data Management/Sharing Plans? Data Archiving? Compliance With NIH Public Access Policy?

Emory libraries provide a number of services to assist researchers in developing proposals.  Emory’s libraries provide access to resources that can aid in pre-award and post-award research administration. Examples of services available include help with data management planning, data archiving, public access compliance, and more. To learn more about how the Emory libraries can help […]

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Uniform Guidance: New Information Brings Some Good News and More Questions…

Uniform Guidance:  New Information Brings Some Good News and More Questions… Over the past month, additional information regarding the implementation of Uniform Guidance has been provided (verbally) by federal representatives at the FDP (Federal Demonstration Partnership) Meeting.  While some information shared was very positive, other information adds complexity to how we will need to administer […]

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National Science Foundation (NSF) Updates the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guides (PAPPG)

The National Science Foundation has recently updated their Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG). Many of the changes made in the PAPPG are related to the issuance of the new Uniform Guidance (2 CFR § 200) and references within the Guide have been updated to reflect the new Uniform Guidance rather than the […]

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Uniform Guidance Now Available

As announced earlier, the interim joint final rule implementing the Uniform Guidance (UG) is now available in Federal Register (Vol. 79, No. 244, Friday, December 19, 2014) and can be accessed at https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/12/26/2013-30465/uniform-administrative-requirements-cost-principles-and-audit-requirements-for-federal-awards#h-10.  It is effective for new awards and for selected funding increments, issued on or after December 26, 2014. The document is long, […]

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Revised Version of the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) is Issued

NSF has provided their revised Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide which can be accessed at http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf15001/index.jsp. The PAPPG continues to include documents that provide guidance for grant proposal preparation and submission as well as for monitoring and managing awards.  These revisions will implement recent policy, procedural, and electronic changes including but not limited […]

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Uniform Guidance, What to Expect: October 2014

What will the Emory Working Groups for Uniform Guidance focus on over the next couple months? The Emory Working Groups who were discussed in the September Emory Research Administration Newsletter are preparing for the implementation of Uniform Guidance at Emory and have begun their regular meetings.  These groups will evaluate the impact of the Guidance […]

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Government Shutdown & Research at Emory

The U.S. government began a partial shutdown on today for the first time since 1996. This shutdown means a lapse in governmental funding and cut backs in services.  In spite of this lapse in governmental funding,  Emory research activities that are under existing federal grants and contracts can continue unless the agency has specifically notified […]

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