IES Releases Mathematics and Science Compendium
A new compendium that describes over 300 mathematics and science projects funded by the National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) is now available on the IES website. The purpose of this compendium is to provide information on completed and current...
On October 13, 2015 the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that it has changed the definition of a child for purposes of inclusion in clinical research. The change was made to reduce confusion among stakeholder groups (applicants, peer reviewers, grantees, subjects).
The change is that for the purpose of NIH’s inclusion policy, the age of a child will be defined as individuals under...
On October 13, 2015 the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that it has changed the requirements of the Vertebrate Animals Section (VAS) of grant applications, cooperative agreements, and contract proposals. The change was made to simplify the application/proposal, and to remove redundancy with Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) review.
The changes consist of:
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a revised Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 16-1). This new guide will be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. As highlighted by NSF, significant changes include:
Enforcement of 5 p.m. submitter’s local time across all NSF funding opportunities;
Implementation of NSF’s Public...
The UNH Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity (RCR) Committee recently held two RCR trainings involving over 125 participants.
The first training on October 2, 2015, co-hosted by the UNH Graduate School, was for incoming doctoral students. Since Fall 2011, the UNH Graduate Council has required all incoming doctoral students complete RCR training the end of their first semester...