• Nancy Thomas has joined the University as Research Administration’s new Subaward Manager.   She will be working closely with Amanda Humphrey, Director of Award Administration, and the rest of the Research Administration and Research Finance teams to continue to foster collaboration with other research and industry organizations and provide continuous improvement for NU’s subrecipient monitoring activities.   […]

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  • The implementation of the changes to the Common Rule has been postponed by 6 months. Implementation of changes to the Common Rule — DELAYED.   The US Department of Health and Human Services announced a six-month delay to the final rule’s effective and compliance date; revisions to the Common Rule will be effective as of July […]

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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 FY18 Fringe Benefit rate has been set at 22.8%; On-Campus F&A rate has been set at 57%.  For more information, see the updated NU Quick Facts  and the FY18 Rate Agreement on the ORAF 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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  • NSF Fastlane is down.  According to the NSF helpdesk, they are working on the problem.  If you have a proposal due today, please contact your Grant Officer, as the Program Director must be contacted to request an extension of the proposal due date.

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  • A friendly reminder that Research Administration (RA) is moving to 177 Huntington Avenue this Wednesday February 8. During the move, from Wednesday, February 8th through Friday, February 10th, your RA grant officers & support team will be working remotely, so please plan your proposal submissions accordingly. RA’s main telephone line 617.373.5600 will be operational throughout […]

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