The NIH has announced effective January 10, 2016 that for grant and cooperative agreement awards and extramural research and development contract awards the Executive Level II salary currently set at $183,300 is increasing to $185,100.
Read the NIH's full announcement here.
Congressional leaders have filed and released the FY16 Appropriations Bill showing that the major science agencies' and programs' levels of funding will be increased through the end of September 2016.
AAAS has put out a quick report on the budget with some additional details for some agencies: http://news.sciencemag.org/funding/2015/12/budget-agreement-boosts-u-s-science.
In a recent blog post, Mike Lauer, new Deputy Director for Extramural Research at NIH, provided an overview of upcoming changes to application regulations. The changes, which are being implemented to address updated policies and changing business needs, were first announced in October in NOT-OD-16-004. They will be implemented in two phases.
Phase 1 will go into effect for applications...
A new online training module is available on the UNH Research Office’s Export Controls page. The online "Basics" training module provides a general overview of the Federal regulations, and is designed to assist faculty, staff and students with acquiring a baseline-level of understanding of Export Controls at UNH.
Feedback and questions regarding the content and format of the module are always...
Mistakes Are Meant for Learning, Not Repeating – Biosketch Compliance
On November 5, NIH started sending email notifications to applicants indicating reviewers found one or more biosketches that did not comply with our current biosketch format (NOT-OD-15-032). Hundreds of letters have already gone out. If you’ve received one of these notifications, don’t panic. These letters are currently...