• The growth and success of the university’s research program requires us to examine and reorganize research services to align processes and capacity with the scale of the enterprise.  Over the summer, we will be reorganizing the offices of Research Administration, Research Compliance, and Research Finance.  The resultant organization will report directly to David Luzzi, the […]

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  • Northeastern’s Fringe Benefits Rates have been updated for FY 2019. The full-time Fringe Benefit Rate has increased to 23.4%. All other rates remain the same. Proposal budgets already in process will not be adjusted, but please note the fringe rate in effect at time of the award expenditure will be applied.

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  • The offices of Research Administration, Research Compliance and Research Finance are pleased to welcome David Luzzi as the University’s Senior Vice Provost for Research.  David will continue to serve as the Vice Provost for Research Innovation and Development and a Vice President of the Innovation Campus at Burlington, as well as Chairman of the Board […]

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  • 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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  • 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 ORAF website. 2 – […]

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