December 2016

How to use OBI Grants Management to identify accounts for the new GMAS budget tool

If you are a grant manager, you may know that a new tool for submitting budgets to the General Ledger is included in the 12/19/2016 GMAS release, but did you also know that you can use a dashboard in OBI Grants Management to help you identify accounts to be updated using this new GMAS tool?

Here’s how: in your OBI Grants Management folder, go to the Sponsored Accounts Dashboard. This dashboard opens to the Award Amounts & Cash Position page Read more about How to use OBI Grants Management to identify accounts for the new GMAS budget tool

Internal OSP FY 2016 Annual Report Now Available

The Harvard Office for Sponsored Programs FY 2016 Annual Report is now available to Harvard staff and affiliates here through HarvardKey login. The report, which is developed for internal purposes, provides a summary of the FY 16 sponsored research results. Please feel free to use the data for internal purposes, and if you want further information for your Harvard school or department please contact osp_webmaster@harvard.edu.

For an overall view of Read more about Internal OSP FY 2016 Annual Report Now Available

Fall 2016 NSF Grants Conference Webcast and Presentations

If you're interested in learning more about NSF (the National Science Foundation), you may be interested in viewing the Fall 2016 NSF Grants Conference Webcast, available here in YouTube video form. The webcast includes an overview of NSF, types of NSF funding opportunities, proposal preparation, award management, and much more. You can also visit the NSF Grants Conferences archive website to view Read more about Fall 2016 NSF Grants Conference Webcast and Presentations

Spring 2017 REACH Foundations Application now available!

Are you a current Harvard employee with up to 3 years' experience in research administration or a related field, and would you like to learn more about sponsored projects administration at Harvard? If so, you may want to apply for our Spring 2017 REACH Foundations Program. The program is designed to help participants gain a comprehensive understanding of the administration of sponsored research projects at Harvard from proposal to closeout and to introduce key resources for the further development of participant Read more about Spring 2017 REACH Foundations Application now available!

Office for Sponsored Programs Winter Recess Schedule

In observance of the University’s winter recess, the Office for Sponsored Programs (OSP) will close at noon on Friday, December 23, 2016 and will resume operations on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.  All proposals with deadlines that fall within these dates should be submitted to OSP no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2016.  As always, earlier submissions are welcome. If meeting this deadline is not possible, please contact your Grants and Contracts Specialist (http://osp.fad. Read more about Office for Sponsored Programs Winter Recess Schedule