Planned changes to policies, forms and instructions for grant applications submitted in 2016.

The planned changes focus on the following areas:

  • Rigor and transparency in research
  • Vertebrate animals
  • Inclusion reporting
  • Data safety monitoring
  • Research training
  • Appendices
  • Font requirements
  • Biosketch clarifications

Complete details can be found here: NOT-OD-16-004

ORAF has developed a quick note sheet and decision chart related to the authentication plan and how to incorporate this information into your proposal if applicable.