NSF continues to focus on the automated compliance checks of proposals in order to decrease the burden on both the research community and NSF staff. Effective July 25, 2016, all proposals will be subject to a new series of automated compliance validation checks to ensure proposals comply with requirements outlined in Chapter II.C.2. of the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG...
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has revised its Award Terms and Conditions (see full listing below) to implement the requirements stipulated in Appendix XII to Part 200 of 2 CFR § 200 (the Uniform Guidance) regarding the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS), as well as other clarifications to the conditions. Each set of terms and conditions is accompanied by...
Dr. Michael Lauer NIH's Deputy Director for Extramural Research discusses, in his January 11th post, updates on addressing rigor in NIH applications.
He gives the following link for helpful resources NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) web page on rigor and reproducibility, which will connect you to a variety of resources from OER and NIH.
He highlights important timeline changes for...
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.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) today released the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2016–2020: Turning Discovery Into Health, which will ensure the agency remains well positioned to capitalize on new opportunities for scientific exploration and address new challenges for human health.
Developed after hearing from hundreds of stakeholders and scientific advisors, and in...