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e-Routes Paperless Proposal Routing is Here!

The Research Computing Center is pleased to announce that Scott Troy, one of our system technologists, has successfully created e-Routes; a streamlined method that allows researchers at UNH to submit and route paperless proposals for internal approvals. e-Routes was created to save time for researchers and research faculty members by letting them submit and track the progress of their proposals online.

Drop-in Sessions at Dimond Library with Grant & Contract Administrators and Financial Research Administrators

Dimond Library Room 343, no appointment needed

SPA – Accounting and Financial Compliance Services

Sponsored Programs Administration, Accounting and Financial Compliance group (AFC) is the new name for the Financial Management Group (FMG). The accountants in this group are Financial Research Administrators (FRA’s). As of May 1, 2014 the FRA’s are assigned responsibilities based on specific UNH departments. Please refer to the Find Your FRA document on the UNH website.

Financial Research Administrators (FRA’s) provide

NSF Clarifies Policy on Abstracts and Titles

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:

NIH eSubmisson Basics - things to consider when submitting an application to NIH

  • Watch out for form fields required by NIH that are not marked required on federal-wide forms (e.g., credentials for PD/PIs and Organization for all entries on R&R Sr/Key Person Profile form; primary site DUNS on Project/Performance Sites form).
  • Use PDF format for all attachments. Follow PDF Guidelines.
  • Submit early – days, not minutes – to allow time to correct unforeseen errors.
  • Track your submission in the eRA Commons. Email can be unreliable.

Drop-in Sessions at Dimond Library with Grant & Contract Administrators and Financial Research Administrators

Dimond Library Room 343, no appointment needed

 

 

  • Drop-in between 11:00 and 12:00
  • A Grant and Contract Administrator (GCA) and a Financial Research Administrator (FRA) will be there to guide and assist you.
  • Have your research administration questions answered and needs met.
  • Wondering what services we offer? Come ask!
  • Don’t know where to start?  We’ll point you in the right direction!

 

See your GCA with any questions

Office of Justice Programs Consultant Rate and Procurements Approval Revisions

Effective June 1, 2014, for future awards and current active grant and cooperative agreement awards, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is increasing the Consultant Rate Threshold to $650 per day, and the prior approval threshold for noncompetitive procurements (e.g., Sole Source) to $150,000.

 

 

Consultant Rate:

NIH eRA Services Unavailable Memorial Day Weekend

All NIH eRA services (including both the eRA Commons and ASSIST) will be completely shut down for system upgrading over the Memorial Day weekend.  The systems will be brought down at 9 p.m. on Friday, May 23 and are expected to be restored to service by Tuesday, May 27 at 7 a.m.

This downtime is necessary to complete the upgrade of all eRA systems so they are Unicode capable. As a result of this upgrade, eRA systems will be able to accept Greek characters and other scientific characters as they appear in the original scientific text submitted by applicants.

Grants.Gov System Enhancement Notice

GRANTS.GOV System Enhancement - Release 12.3.4-SAM Integration and Minor Enhancements:

  •          Production System will go Offline Saturday May 10, 2014 at 12:01 AM EST
  •          Production System will go Online Monday May 12, 2014 at 6:00 AM EST
  •          Training environment will go Offline Monday, May 12, 2014, at 12:01 AM EST
  •          Training environment will go Online Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 6:00AM EST

 

NIH FAQs on New Resubmission Policy

NIH FAQs on New Resubmission Policy can be found here http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/resubmission_q&a.htm.

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