OHSU is participating in a pilot reporting program for the NIH. This won’t impact many of you yet, except that two buttons will now be available for you to choose from in NIH Commons: eSNAP and RPPR (the new reporting system). Please select the eSNAP option, not RPPR. Deborah Golden-Eppelein, director of Research Grant & Contracts, has asked us to share the following message with you explaining the pilot and changes to the system. More … Read More
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If you’ve recently logged into NIH Commons looking for updates, you may have noticed a new Just-in-Time link appearing in your account. This link is a reminder that there have been changes to the business processes for JIT information—changes that will shift our thinking and practice around JIT. Basically, this link appears for ALL applications 24 hours after the priority score is released, regardless of score or likelihood of funding. (That is one change.) However, … Read More
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is promoting the use of the PhenX Toolkit, a resource that allows substance abuse researchers to gather, share, and compare human-subjects data. Forty three new Measures have been added to the Toolkit as part of a larger initiative by the NIDA called, ‘Genetics Data Harmonization,’ whose aim is to promote common measures that can be used by researchers across research fields. According to an NIH notice released earlier … Read More
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) has just posted four sample R21 applications and their summary statements. Even if you’re planning to submit to another institute, these samples are a great way to familiarize yourself with how reviewers are evaluating R21s in the new format. Are you still wondering: Is R21 the right mechanism for me? NIAID spells it out in a short article in their Funding Newsletter.
If you subscribe to the NIH RSS feed, you may have noticed that starting this week, administrative supplements are being communicated in the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) format, not in the traditional NIH notice format. In conjunction with the FOA format change, the NIH has begun accepting administrative supplements electronically. As originally described in NOT-OD-12-024, if the activity code of your parent award requires electronic submission, you may now submit your administrative supplement requests online, … Read More
Join us on Tuesday, February 28 for a “nuts and bolts” guide to the Salary Cap as it applies to federal grant management at OHSU. This advanced level Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) course covers the history and regulations, including the December 2011 changes, and translates those into practical applications of the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Salary Cap, specifically as it relates to salary distribution, cost sharing and certifying effort. This course is … Read More
Concerned about the NIH reduction in the salary cap? What about the cost of living increase limits? To see how these new policies will affect you personally or your research unit, we invite you to attend a special workshop on February 6 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Old Library Auditorium. This workshop will offer guidance in preparing and managing grant budgets in light of these federal policy changes. The workshop will be led … Read More