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Insights from the NCURA Region I Spring Meeting: Discussions, Updates, and a Big-Picture Focus

Author: Brian Cody

The recent spring meeting of NCURA Region I offered a number of interesting discussions and updates. Session topics ranged from improving communication between different offices within a university to data analytics and post-award best practices. Much of the format was discussion-based and centered on the interests of the attending group. Of course, the presentation on social media in sponsored research stole the show, with our very own Eric Dorman and Naomi Handler earning an exclusive (and well-deserved) five-star rating on the NCURA Region I app!

NIH Software Upgrades May Delay Issuing Awards in May and June

Last week the NIH released a notice (NOT-OD-15-88) warning NIH applicants and grantees that software updates may delay issuing awards from May 19 through June 3. The NIH notes that the potential delays will not affect the terms and conditions of future or existing awards.

For details, see the whole notice here.