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How To Identify Mercury Thermometers in Your Lab

When suitable and effective alternatives are available, we recommend discontinuing the use of mercury thermometers. To aid researchers in this effort, EHSO is exchanging mercury thermometers in your lab for safe, blue alcohol filled thermometers. Participation is easy! Complete the exchange request e-form, available at ehso.emory.edu. The EPA has some questions you can ask to […]

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New ClinicalTrials.gov FDA regulation and NIH policy

Written by: Jennifer Prozonic Office for Clinical Research  Changes and Impact of FDA Final Rule & NIH Policy for ClinicalTrials.gov In September of 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a final rule expanding the scope of ClinicalTrials.gov and requiring additional registration and results reporting requirements to the existing Food and Drug […]

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New Electronic Format for Relinquishment Submissions

Written by: Rashonda Harris Office of Finance Grants & Contracts Effective December 2016, NIH has changed the submission of relinquishments to an electronic format.  The new electronic format will limit revisions because the amounts being deobligated are moved much faster in this electronic format. NIH relinquishments must be reconciled confirming the expenses posted to the […]

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Issuance of Revised NSF Award Terms and Conditions

The Foundation’s entire suite of Award Terms and Conditions (see full listing below) has been revised to align with changes to the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1). All references to the Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) and Award & Administration Guide (AAG) have been replaced with references to the PAPPG.  Each […]

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Effort Reporting Update

Written by: Josh Rosenberg The current “active” period for effort certification is the Mar. 1 – Aug. 31, 2016 period.  The due date for completing these forms was Nov. 30, 2016.  We still have several hundred effort forms pending pre-review and pending certification which must be completed as soon as possible.  If there is an […]

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