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! Read more about Insights from the NCURA Region I Spring Meeting: Discussions, Updates, and a Big-Picture Focus
Recently the NSF sent out a Dear Colleagues letter that covered some important information on automated compliance checking of proposals sent to the NSF, including a helpful checklist. Read the full letter and the linked checklist below.
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.