eRA Commons Status Screen for PIs Now Mobile Friendly

Jan. 21, 2016

Beginning on January 15, 2016, a new URL is available to PIs for mobile access to their status information in eRA Commons for NIH proposals and awards. The new URL is: https://m.era.nih.gov/cmb This new mobile access means it will be significantly easier for PIs to track and manage grant applications...

Applications are being accepted for Boulder SURF program

Jan. 14, 2016

Applications are currently being accepted to participate in the Boulder Laboratories' National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. This program is for students majoring in science, mathematics and engineering. The 11-week NIST SURF Boulder Program will run from May 16 to July 29, 2016...

2016 Summary of Changes to NSF & NIH Policy and Guidance Documents

Jan. 11, 2016

The National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health annually review their policy and guidance documents and issue changes or updates. These guidance documents address requirements for proposal submissions as well as award management. A summary of each agency's changes can be found on the OCG website with links...

System Policy Changes to Procedures for Allocating Sponsored Project Funding on More than One Campus

Jan. 7, 2016

On January 1, 2015, the Office of Policy and Efficiency (OPE) announced that revisions have been made to Administrative Policy Statement (APS) 1016 - Procedures for Allocating Sponsored Project Funding on More than One Campus. This policy guides the allocation of sponsored project funding and facilities and administrative cost rates...

Website Resources for New International Travel Approval

Dec. 14, 2015

Effective January 4, 2016, the University of Colorado System is implementing the Concur Travel Approval process – Concur Request - for all international travel. International travel requires pre-approval through Request and is a mandatory requirement for all University faculty and staff traveling on behalf of the university. The Office of...

Interim Guidance for Requesting a Deviation to NSF Two Month Salary Support

Dec. 7, 2015

As a general policy, NSF limits the salary compensation requested in the proposal budget for senior personnel to no more than two months of their regular salary in any one year. CU-Boulder considers our fiscal year as the one year period. This limit includes salary compensation received from all NSF-funded...

New Policy and Guidance for NIH Limits on GRA Compensation

Dec. 4, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder has finalized a policy on Graduate Student Compensation on NIH-funded Projects. Under the NIH limit on graduate student compensation, many CU-Boulder departments with NIH-funded projects are unable to pay Graduate Research Assistants for full time work (defined as 50% time during the academic year and...

New International Travel Request Procedures Effective 1/4/16

Dec. 1, 2015

Reprinted from the PSC Communicator dated November 13, 2015, News from the Procurement Service Center Effective Jan 4, 2016, all international travel will require active approval from both the department and the designated International Travel Approver (officer) for the traveler’s organizational unit prior to booking the trip. International travel to...

Campus Training for New NIH Submission System for Fellowships

Nov. 3, 2015

Interested in applying for a predoctoral or postdoctoral fellowship through the National Institutes of Health (NIH)? The next round of NIH Fellowships are due December 8th for F30, F31 and F32. These submissions will use the new NIH online application system, ASSIST. Those interested in applying for the fellowships will...

NIH Anticipates Transition to New Research Training Data Table Formats in FY 2016

July 10, 2015

NIH anticipates adopting new research training data table formats in FY 2016 for use with institutional training grant applications and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs). Where specified in the SF424 Application Guide or Funding Opportunity Announcement for a program, these tables may also be used in institutional career development and...

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