On January 26, 2015, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will release updates to FastLane and Research.gov that may impact the way you work. This update will implement revised policy and incorporate feedback received from NSF staff and the research community. It will include:
Implementation of the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 15-1)
**Due to unforeseen events, the webinar originally scheduled for Thursday, 1/22 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, 2/4, 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST**
On December 4, 2014, the National Science Foundation held a webinar on the Proposal Submission Modernization (PSM) initiative, which will result in the modernization and migration NSF’s proposal submission system from FastLane to Research.gov. Due to...
Automated enforcement of business rules by NIH eRA systems plays an important role in the application submission process – it helps you and it helps NIH. Understanding what that role covers can be the difference between your application moving forward to review and not.
System-enforced application validations are what they are – nothing more, nothing less.
a strategy for providing...
The National Science Foundation has issued a draft of its updated Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (draft PAPPG), which will become effective December 26, 2014. The PAPPG, in conjunction with NSF’s Grant General Conditions, serves as the Foundation’s implementation of 2 CFR § 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards...
Understanding that abstracts and titles serve to justify the expenditure of federal funds to a broad public audience, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued Notice No. 136 in order to clarify its policy and promote awareness.
The notice describes two major components of the NSF Abstract:
A nontechnical description of the project that states the problem to be studied, and explains the...