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Federal Agency Updates – NIH and NSF

Agency updates are provided to keep you apprised of what’s happening with some of our major federal sponsors. Many of these updates impact investigators directly. National Institutes of Health (NIH) NIH is rolling out new forms and data management and sharing policies effective January 25, 2023. Look for specific I/Cs to issue guidance on data […]

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New Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) Now Available

A new Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) is now available, see the notice below. There are many significant changes this year they will be effective for any proposals being submitted on or after January 30, 2023. Please see the following resources for additional information: NCURA YouTube Tuesdays with Jean Feldman on PAPPG […]

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Preparing Supplemental Funding Requests in Research.gov and Upcoming FastLane Proposal Decommissioning Deadlines

*The below message was shared on behalf of the National Science Foundation (NSF)* Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to announce that supplemental funding requests including Career-Life Balance requests can now be prepared in Research.gov. Supplemental funding requests can be submitted in Research.gov regardless of the system used (Research.gov, FastLane, or Grants.gov) for proposal submission. FastLane […]

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Requirements for Disclosure of Other Support, Foreign Relationships and Activities, as well as Conflicts of Interest

In recent weeks, numerous reports and presentations have been published by NIH and the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy on principled international collaborations, protecting research against foreign influence, and ensuring the security and objectivity of research.  NIH has a website specifically addressing these issues entitled Protecting U.S. Biomedical Intellectual Innovation.  NSF […]

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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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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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NSF Updates on Foreign Influence and Appropriate Disclosure of Financial Support

Dr. France Cordova, Director of the National Science Foundation, issued a “Dear Colleague” letter on July 11, 2019. In it, Dr. Cordova reaffirmed NSF’s commitment to maintaining a “vibrant and diverse research community that thrives on the values of openness, transparency, and merit-based competition,” along with NSF’s belief that “international collaboration is essential to pursuing […]

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NSF Mandates Use of Approved Systems for Biographical Sketches

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced that after the next version of their Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) takes effect (anticipated January 2020), all biographical sketch PDFs must be generated using an NSF-approved format.  This requirement is intended to reduce administrative burden by providing a compliant way to maintain and update […]

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Expanded Use of Research.gov – Collaborative Proposals with Subawards and Other Enhancements

Since April of 2018, users have been able to prepare and submit non-collaborative proposals in Research.gov.  As of June 24, 2019, Research.gov has been expanded to support preparation and submission of collaborative proposals with subawards.  Future expansions will allow preparation and submission of collaborative proposals submitted separately by multiple organizations. In June, NSF enabled automatic […]

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Foreign Components and Foreign Affiliations

Foreign Components and Foreign Affiliations Over the past several months, Congress and federal funding agencies have voiced their concerns about the potential for improper foreign influence in U.S. academic research. On April 18, 2019, Dr. Bruner sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to the Emory research community. Highlights and Reminders To ensure complete disclosure, faculty should: […]

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