• NSF has provided the following update on the PAPPG 19-1: Due to the recent lapse in appropriations, implementation of the revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 19-1) was postponed. We are pleased to announce that the revised PAPPG will now be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after […]

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  • Simons Foundation has changed several policies.  Most importantly they have changed reporting due dates, carryover procedures and No Cost Extension (NCE) procedures.  These changes have been updated in Proposal Central, and take effect April 1st. Each PI has received an individual notification for his or her award, which may contain exceptions to these new general […]

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  • NIH is holding a Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration in Baltimore, MD to give new faculty, researchers and administrators a better understanding of NIH grant policies and processes. See the announcement below for more information Spring Into Action & Register for the 2019 NIH Regional Seminar – May 15-17 in Baltimore, MD […]

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  • The National Science Foundation (NSF) is holding a conference this Spring in Los Angeles to give new faculty, researchers and administrators key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF. NSF program officers representing each NSF directorate will be on hand to provide up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and to answer attendee […]

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  • NSF is open and operating again after the 35 day Federal Government shutdown. The NSF Policy Office has provided information on a Resumption of Operations at NSF webpage. Updates include: Recent identification of new deadline dates for specific solicitations and Dear Colleague Letters 19-1 PAPPG scheduled to be effective 1/28/19 is delayed until practicable The […]

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  • Federal agencies (e.g., NIH) that have received their full FY2019 appropriations are not affected by the current, partial shutdown of the government, however, operations of federal agencies (e.g., NASA, DHS) that have not received their full appropriation may be impacted. Based on past experience, the immediate effect on your grants and contracts funded by the […]

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  • Please join us on Monday, November 26 at 11:00am in the Curry Ballroom for NU-RES Day!  Members of Northeastern University Research Enterprise Services (NU-RES) and partners will be providing short presentations and standing tables for questions about what’s new in NU-RES, along with some related process improvements in partner departments. Each table will have a […]

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  • The research administration, research compliance and research finance offices have successfully begun the implementation of their reorganization plan, which will ultimately align, coordinate and integrate their various regulatory and project management functions. Aligning functional areas of responsibility will provide better support for faculty and will enhance the team’s ability to better support the University’s diverse, […]

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  • The growth and success of the university’s research program requires us to examine and reorganize research services to align processes and capacity with the scale of the enterprise.  Over the summer, we will be reorganizing the offices of Research Administration, Research Compliance, and Research Finance.  The resultant organization will report directly to David Luzzi, the […]

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  • Northeastern’s Fringe Benefits Rates have been updated for FY 2019. The full-time Fringe Benefit Rate has increased to 23.4%. All other rates remain the same. Proposal budgets already in process will not be adjusted, but please note the fringe rate in effect at time of the award expenditure will be applied.

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