• ORAF is moving to a new location: Our physical offices will be closed Monday, April 27, and Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Urgent issues will be addressed remotely to the best of our ability. Check here for more updates on the progress of the opening of our new offices. We appreciate your patience while we move […]

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  • ORAF is moving Monday, April 27, 2015; urgent issues will be addressed remotely to the best of our ability. More updates will be provided on Monday, with information on the progress on the opening of our new offices on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. We appreciate your patience while we move to our new locations: Research […]

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  • ORAF is moving on April 27, 2015, our offices will be closed and our employees will be working remotely until the move is completed. Research Admin (Pre-award) will be located at 490 RP  – Renaissance Park 4th floor Research Finance (Post-award) will be located at 320 RP – Renaissance Park 3rd floor

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  • OMB  Uniform Guidance The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has combined many federal circulars, including A21 and A110, into a single guidance document that can be used by all agencies. This combined document is known as “Uniform Guidance.” Per the OMB webpage this guidance “will supersede requirements from OMB Circulars A-21, A-87, […]

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  • This Notice supersedes NOT-OD-15-024 about the NIH and AHRQ requirement for use of a new biosketch format and provides some latitude in the transition for those who have already been compiling biosketches for their large grant applications with deadlines in early in 2015. NIH and AHRQ encourages applicants to use the newly published biosketch format […]

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  • Effective January 15, 2015, the Executive Level II salary cap (which limits the direct salary an individual may receive under a NIH award) is increasing from $181,500 to $183,300. This translates to a monthly increase of $150, from $15,125 to $15,275. See the full notice here, or contact your Grant Officer for further details.

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  • Northeastern’s Sixth Pop Up Open Lab Experience & Reception… Aha! Making Sense from Big Data Brought to you by the Office of the Provost. Inviting faculty and students to drop in, meet, eat and experience colleagues’ research. Featuring interactive demos from Northeastern University interdisciplinary research teams that are working to make sense from Big Data. Date: […]

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  • On September 19, 2014, the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program announced a new Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP) for Fellows. GRIP provides research internship opportunities to NSF Graduate Research Fellows through partnerships with federal agencies. For selected Fellows, the internship will provide expertise in critical STEM areas, enhance professional skills, and help develop networks and […]

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  • In preparation for the transition to a new financial system, FastLane will be unavailable from Friday, October 10, 8:00 PM, Tuesday, October 14, 6:00 AM EDT. https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/index.jsp  

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  • The NSF has issued an updated guidance on changes in requirements for abstracts and titles of submitted proposals. Details can be found here.

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