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Updated Sponsored Expenditures Guidance

The Sponsored Expenditures Guidance has been updated, effective January 27, 2022, and is now posted on the OSP Website.

The changes to the guidance were made based on feedback from across the University, a collaborative effort, and we are grateful for the engagement from the school-based research community. As a result of the feedback, the layout and format of the guidance has changed. We have also removed appendices and included more sections to help provide...

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Implementation of the New SAM UEI to Replace DUNS in NSF Systems

Please see the update below from the NSF

Dear Colleague:

Effective February 28, 2022, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will begin using the new System for Award Management (SAM) issued Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) in Research.gov and FastLane. This update is being made in accordance with the government-wide transition by April 4, 2022, away from the use of the Dun & Bradstreet issued Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and toward the new SAM UEI as the primary means of entity identification...

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NIH Salary Cap Update

This time of year, we expect to see NIH announce its new salary cap. At a recent NIH update at the January 2022 meeting of the Federal Demonstration Project, NIH announced the FY 2021 fiscal policies will continue in effect until a federal budget is passed. The current continuing resolution remains in effect until February 18, 2022. Please continue to use the FY 2021 cap and rates from NOT-OD-21-057 until NIH announces that a... Read more about NIH Salary Cap Update

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Dear Research Administrators,

We wanted to take a moment to remind you about the upcoming training opportunities. Please see below for session details and how to register.

Live webinar -NCURA Webinar: Guidance on the Preparation of NIH Research Performance Progress Report (RPPRs) with COVID-19 Impacts and Other Support

Date/Time/Format: January 27th, 2022 / 2:00pm-3:30pm / Live Virtual Webinar

Description: A 30 minute overview and then 60 minutes of your questions for the NIH team! Don’t miss it!...

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Upcoming Training Opportunities - Live Webinars

Dear Research Administrators,

We wanted to take a moment to remind you about the upcoming training opportunities. Please see below for session details and how to register.

Live webinar -NCURA Webinar: Guidance on the Preparation of NIH Research Performance Progress Report (RPPRs) with COVID-19 Impacts and Other Support

Date/Time/Format: January 27th, 2022 / 2:00pm-3:30pm / Live Virtual Webinar

Description: A 30 minute overview and then 60 minutes of your questions for the NIH team! Don’t miss it!...

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Upcoming Training Opportunities

Dear Research Administrators,

We wanted to take a moment to remind you about the upcoming training opportunities. Please see below for session details and how to register.

Live webinar - Faculty Effort

Date/Time/Format: January 14th, 2022 /10:00am- 12:00pm / Live Virtual Training

Description: This advanced course focuses on the lifecycle of faculty effort and reinforces important policy requirements and definitions. Participants will have the opportunity to apply concepts and perform effort...

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NSF Updates

Please see the message below from the NSF.

Dear Colleague:

Effective November 22, 2021, the National Science Foundation (NSF) enhanced the Research.gov Proposal Submission System, NSF Public Access Repository, and NSF.gov Award Search. Here's what to know. 

Research.gov Proposal Submission System Enhancements

  • Preliminary proposals and full proposals related to a preliminary proposal are...
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Upcoming Training Opportunities

Dear Research Administrators,

We wanted to take a moment to remind you about the upcoming training opportunities. Please see below for session details and how to register.

Live webinar - Financial Award Management

Date/Time/Format: December 1st, 2021 /10:00am- 12:00pm / Live Virtual Training

Description: This course was developed to help research administrators effectively apply cost principles to manage sponsored awards. In this session participants will:

  • Utilize internal financial...
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Upcoming Training Opportunities

Dear Research Administrators,

We wanted to take a moment to remind you about the upcoming training opportunities. Please see below for session details and how to register.

Live Webinar - Audits: Request and Documentation (University-wide)

Date/Time/Format: November 17th, 2021 / 2:00pm-3:00pm / Live Virtual Webinar

Description: This session is for research administrators who would like to gain knowledge of audit requests and what actions are needed when you are audited. We will cover the work flow of...

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Winter Recess: OSP Pre-Award Deadlines

The University and the Office for Sponsored Programs will be closing for Winter Recess on Friday, December 17, 2021, at 5:00pm and reopening on Monday, January 3, 2022, at 9:00am. Please review the information below related to the process and timelines for research administration-related items in advance of and following the Winter Recess.

  • Proposals (Initial Requests and Competing Renewals) due to the sponsor during Winter Recess must be locked and routed by Monday, December 13, 2021, at 9:00am. If a proposal submission deadline falls during the week of January 3...
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