The importance of time and effort certification for employees working on sponsored programs has been communicated previously in OSVPR memoranda. We are again sending this information as a refresher on this matter.
Effort reporting is considered a high risk area for many institutions. Failure to verify time and effort within the certification period or improper allocation of an employee’s time...
If you are have having difficulty using your FastLane and Research.gov login, here are some tips that may be helpful:
TRY: Using Forgot Password
TIPS: FastLane will send you a random password by email. If you do not see it after a few minutes, please check your email SPAM folder as this message may have been filtered. You will then be prompted to reset the password to your own. (Password...
In preparation for the FY 17 Federal Budget, the Obama Administration has released a memorandum to guide the requests of the nation's research and development agencies.
The new document, Multi-Agency Science and Technology Priorities for the FY 2017 Budget, states the need for agencies to:
design budgets that focus on publishing federally funded scientific results
The White House Office of Management and Budget issued new guidance effective as of December 26, 2014 designed to streamline and simplify the policy framework for grants and other types of agreements issued by the federal government. Under Title 2 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this new “Uniform Guidance” combines and replaces eight federal circulars, three of which previously...
NSF has implemented new features for automated compliance checking in the FastLane system with goals to
ensure consistency in NSF's proposal submissions
enhance the ease of submissions
reduce the number of submitted proposals returned without review
enable a greater number of meritorious ideas to advance
NSF strongly encourages FastLane users to check proposals for compliance during the...