• eRA systems now enforce the long-standing 50-character limit for filenames used for attachments in grant applications. The file name length will be checked by ASSIST and other solutions that use our validation service pre-submission, so remember to keep those file names short!

    For more details, see eRA Submission Items of Interest.

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  • This Open Mike NIH staffing update announcement contains information which is of interest to faculty and admins, as it provides context around what the CSR does and why it is important in the proposal review process. For more information please visit Extramural News.

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  • As of Friday (March 01, 2019) all the references to Pivot URLs will be changed. Research Development website links will be updated to reflect the new URLs. If you have any page bookmarked, the new URL to Pivot resources is https://pivot.proquest.com. There are a variety of new resources, training materials and help guides for using […]

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  • 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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