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Agreements-DUA Submission System Coming in Early December 2018!

As part of a larger initiative to improve and increase transparency into research compliance processes, Harvard will soon have a tool for submission and review of your Data Use Agreement (DUA)* requests. Researchers that share data between organizations can use the system as one place to:
  • Request a DUA review; 
  • Correspond with the DUA reviewer;
  • Track the status of review; and 
  • Manage active DUAs (including extension requests).
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GMAS Release 1_47 (outage 9/28 6PM to 10/1 8AM)

Transaction monitoring is coming to GMAS!

A release is scheduled for this weekend. GMAS will be unavailable starting at 6PM Friday, September 28th and will be available by start of business Monday, October 1st. This release includes enhancements for transaction monitoring in GMAS (which replaces FRAP), bug fixes and enhancements to financial deliverables, and more.

For more information about the release, please visit the following:

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NSF Orientation Video: "The Art and Science of Reviewing Proposals"

NSF has developed a short reviewer orientation video that provides helpful tips for writing high quality proposal reviews. 
 
NSF encourages all reviewers to watch the orientation video, “The Art and Science of Reviewing Proposals,” which can be accessed in FastLane through the Panelist Travel and Reimbursement page and the Proposal Review, Ad Hoc Reviewers page. You can also view the video directly at https://tipsforreviewers.nsf.gov.
 
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BILAT USA 4.0 Horizon 2020 Workshops in September and October

Bilat USA 4.0 is hosting an upcoming workshop series about opportunities for U.S. scholars and researchers to participate in Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research program.

In addition to hands-on training in finding and applying for funding opportunities for U.S. institutions, these workshops will provide an overview of how to participate in Horizon 2020, Horizon 2020 agreements and complexities, and additional resources for US-EU research collaboration. The workshop will feature faculty (research administrators) who have successfully applied for and...

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship Proposals Due September 12, 2018

Proposals for the next call for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF) under Horizon 2020 are due at 11am EST on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Please note that this means proposals are due to OSP/SPA/ORA at 11am EST on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Specific information about the call can be found on the...

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Sponsored Awards Program Matrix, effective July 1st, now available

Internal Controls are the core of good stewardship of sponsored funds and of an effective Sponsored Programs Compliance Program. Due to the University’s vast scale as well as its decentralized environment, we recognize the importance of documenting controls, clarifying roles and responsibilities, and monitoring the effectiveness of controls. Effective, July 1, 2018, the Sponsored Awards Program matrix...

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July 10th Webinar: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Release Report on Returning Individual Research Results to Participants

When is it appropriate to return individual research results to participants? What are the risks and benefits of the practice to research participants, the research enterprise, and society as a whole?

On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 11am – 12:00pm ET, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will ...

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