• Based on feedback and user comments, we have created new, more interactive formatted QuickCards for NIH and NSF. They are fillable PDFs, and can be used as a side-by-side guide as you create your proposal in Coeus. In addition to fillable information on due date, Coeus proposal number, and PI name, there are ‘checkboxes’ on […]

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  • Northeastern University is focused on an effort to stimulate and support interdisciplinary research to increase the competitiveness of external proposals.  The Provost and the research community relies upon timely and accurate data regarding ongoing research so as to identify possible collaborative opportunities, and to help illustrate the return on investment for the long range plan […]

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  • The “SubAward Upload” QuickCard has been clarified to include instructions on how to extract a Subaward Budget Form from a Grants.gov opportunity. As soon as you are aware that your proposal will contain a subaward, download an application package and extract the Subaward Budget form; send the Subaward Budget form to the subawardee with instructions […]

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  • Coeus will experience a brief planned outage on Friday, March 7, 2014 shortly after 5pm. The outage is required to apply necessary Java updates to the Coeus server, and to apply a CoeusLite improvement to the “All Proposals” and “Proposals in Progress” pages. The pages will now include a “Deadline Date” column.  This improvement was […]

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  • Questions have arisen regarding the cost share business process that was already in place with the paper PPF, and how the business process translates into Coeus. For all mandatory cost share, and cost share agreed to by the Provost, there should be a letter of commitment attached as an “Other Institutional Attachment.” On the Cost […]

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  • The Coeus upgrade to a new application version 4.5.1 P2 was completed in our Production (Live) environment on Thursday, February 6 2014.  This new version of Coeus addresses, among other things, the returning functionality of submitting NIH proposals that include Human Subjects System-to-System, a function that was lost when Grants.gov changed the format of opportunities […]

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  • A new procedure has been developed for use in Coeus when a Sponsor requires that salary must not inflate.  Application of this procedure involves the Grant Officer, as a part of it must be completed in Coeus Premium. This method will only be used in the case where the sponsor requires salary not inflate, and […]

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  • A revision has been made to the process for uploading SubAward budgets using the Coeus SubAward upload tool. Previously, instructions were that the periods of the SubAward budget form “must be compatible with” the periods of the proposal.  This was understood to mean they must match the proposal.  A clarification has been made regarding this […]

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  • Based on user feedback, the Office of Research Administration and Finance (ORAF) is changing the monthly Coeus training offerings to a model we believe will provide more value to our users. The monthly offering of basic “Coeus 101” training has run its course, and users have requested more in depth training on particular parts of […]

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  • Since the Form C patch was applied to Coeus, there have been several attachment name changes for NIH proposals.  We have adjusted the “NIH Standard Opportunities” QuickCard to reflect these changes.   While they are all important, attention is called to the new name of the attachment type for budget justifications. As you know, while Coeus […]

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