• All Federal agencies are required by 31 U.S.C. §1552(a) to close fixed year appropriation accounts and cancel any remaining balances by September 30 of the fifth fiscal year after the year of availability. This Notice reminds all NIH recipients who received grant funding from NIH in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 (10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014) that the […]

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  • On Monday, 5/13/19, duplicate eCD notifications were sent to full time benefits eligible employees. We apologize for the duplicate emails you received. It’s a new system, and we’re working through the new procedures and addressing any issues that come up. If you have completed your disclosure, no further action is required.  Thanks to all who […]

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  • NSF PAPPG 19-1 was effective February 25, 2019.  This version included significant changes; for example, “Chapter II.B.2, Proposal Font, Spacing and Margin Requirements, has been updated to specify that fonts not listed in the PAPPG may be used for mathematical formulas, equations, or when inserting Greek letters or special characters.” NSF has been making improvements to Research.gov, […]

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  • Implementation of changes to the Common Rule – Postponed Until January 21, 2019. The US Department of Health and Human Services announced an additional delay to the final rule’s effective and compliance date; revisions to the Common Rule will be effective as of January 2019. For more information see the Public Responsibility in Medicine and […]

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  • Nina Wilt has joined the University as Research Administration’s first Senior Negotiator and Industry Portfolio Manager.   Nina will be working closely with Rob Leahy, Senior Research and Sponsored Programs Counsel, and the intellectual property team in the Center for Research Innovation to improve our engagement with industry partners.   She has extensive contracting experience, including most recently with […]

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  • Amanda Humphrey has joined the Research Administration team as our inaugural Director for Award Administration.   Amanda is responsible for the non-financial, institutional management and oversight of all awards — from JIT through Closeout.  Amanda joins us from the Harvard Medical School, where she served as the Associate Director of Research Integrity.    She has extensive experience […]

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  • The registration for Northeastern University (DUNS  001423631  CAGE 9A140) is now active in the U.S. federal government’s System for Award Management (SAM).  The annual renewal requirement date for the registration is now 29-AUG-18. The NU Quick Facts sheet on the Policies and Guidelines webpage has been updated with this information.  Questions about SAM can be […]

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  • NSF and Fastlane are back online from the planned outage over the July 4th holiday… ==================== PLANNED OUTAGE: NSF & Fastlane down June 30 @ 8pm – July 4 @ 6pm As a reminder…..The National Science Foundation (NSF) is moving its headquarters to Alexandria, Virginia. NSF will have a new mailing address effective Monday, October 2, […]

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  • The purpose of this notice is to inform you of two important items of interest: 1 – The FY19 Fringe Benefit rate has been set at 23.4%; On-Campus F&A rate has been set at 57%.  For more information, see the updated NU Quick Facts  and the FY19 Rate Agreement on the NU-RES website. 2 – […]

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  • NSF Fastlane is back online.  Thank you for your patience while NSF addressed their technical issues.

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