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NSF Proposal & Award Policy Newsletter - Aug/Sep 2017

The 3rd issue of the NSF Proposal & Award Policy Newsletter is now available on the NSF website. Included in this issue are proposed significant changes to the next iteration of the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedure Guide (PAPPG); the newly revised common rule for the protection of human subjects; faculty salary policy, aka the two-month rule; FAQs on the collaborators and other affiliations pilot; and more.  For Read more about NSF Proposal & Award Policy Newsletter - Aug/Sep 2017

5/30 NIH Notice: Additional Change to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Policy on Post-Submission Materials

On 5/30, NIH issued a new notice (NOT-OD-17-066) on that updates and replaces the prior NIH policy on post-submission materials:

This Notice updates and replaces the NIH, AHRQ, and NIOSH policy for post-submission materials for applications submitted for due dates on or after September 25, 2017. It expands that policy to include citations to issued patents as allowable post

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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

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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

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What should we know about the revised version of NSF’s PAPPG?

As we’ve discussed recently on this blog, NSF has announced a new version of its Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), NSF 17-1, and there are significant changes in this document that will be important for the sponsored research community. NSF has modified the PAPPG in its entirety, eliminating separate recognition of the Grants Proposal Guide (GPG) and the Award & Administration Guide (AAG). With NSF 17-1, the entire document will be referred to as PAPPG, Parts I and II, with chapters sequentially numbered from I-XII. The PAPPG, NSF 17-1, becomes effective

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