• 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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  • Monday, February 13 – Research Administration Lunch & Learn. 12:00 PM, Curry Student Center, McLeod suite.   Wednesday, February 22 – “Learn More – Data Management.” 11:00 AM, Curry Student Center, McLeod suite.  

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  • Research Administration, Research Compliance, Research Finance, Research Development, HSRP, and CRI are moving to 177 Huntington Avenue… • Research Finance – January 19 – Mail Stop 460-177 (4th floor) • Center for Research Innovation (CRI) — January 19 — Mail Stop 450-177 (4th floor) • Research Administration – February 8 – Mail Stop 540-177 (5th floor) […]

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  • NIH has announced the implementation of F-RPPR (Final Research Performance Progress Report). This functionality will replace the current final progress report module in eRA Commons. It will have a similar look as the existing final report module however there is one significant change. As of January 1, 2017, PI’s will need to complete the F-RPPR […]

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  • NSF will be making repairs to the Foundation’s electrical systems on September 17-18, 2016. All NSF systems, including the NSF website, Research.gov and FastLane, will be unavailable from 5:00 PM on Saturday, September 17, until 4:00 PM on Sunday, September 18. As a result of NSF system shutdowns, the following deadline dates which fall on September […]

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  • Notice from NSF: A power failure in the NSF Data Center Thursday, July 21, caused all servers to shut down.  All NSF systems are now available… • All deadline dates (including the CAREER program) scheduled for Friday, July 22nd, are rescheduled for 5 p.m. submitter’s local time, July 26th.  Please ensure you select July 26th as the Deadline/Target […]

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  • NSF Fastlane is down.  Please see the message below from the NSF.gov website: A power failure in the NSF Data Center Thursday evening caused all servers to shut down. This means that NSF IT Systems are unavailable to NSF staff and our research community of applicants and awardees. Here is what you should know: All […]

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  • 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 […]

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