NIH Late Application Policy Due to Public Health Emergency for United States for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 30, 2020

Notice Number: NOT-OD-20-091 Release Date: March 26, 2020 Purpose NIH will be highly accommodating of late applications submitted through May 1, 2020. We anticipate, but cannot guarantee, that all late applications submitted by that date will be reviewed in the council round to which they were submitted (e.g. August or...

Video Message on COVID-19 Flexibilities for Research from Mike Lauer, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research

March 30, 2020

Online Form for Submitting No-Cost Extensions (NCEs)

March 17, 2020

The Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) has developed sponsor specific webforms for No-Cost Extension (NCE) requests . These forms ensure that OCG receives all of the information required to be able to submit a timely, complete and valid submission request per Sponsor requirements. All NCE requests should be submitted...

DOE Requirements for Submitting Final Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

Jan. 29, 2020

OCG received the following reminder from the Department of Energy (DOE) regarding the requirements for the submitting your manuscripts for journal articles: Email received January 24, 2020 from Office of Scientific and Technical Information In support of the DOE Public Access Plan , this message is to remind recipients of...

2020 High-Impact Changes in Federal Proposals

Dec. 11, 2019

2020 will bring significant changes to the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation’s proposal submission process. The following are highlights of these changes: NIH Changes - ORCID ID and Forms-F Beginning October 2019, National Institutes of Health (NIH) started to require an ORCID for trainees, scholars, and participants...

DMARC: Federal sponsors no longer deliver email to forwarded accounts

Oct. 25, 2019

Domain-based Messaging and Reporting Compliance (DMARC) was officially required to be implemented by U.S. government agencies in October 2018. DMARC is a series of email authentication and reporting checks that improve email security within Federal agencies by improving email fraud defenses. This Department of Homeland Security (DHS) required protocol may...

New Rate Released for NIH Executive Level II Salary Cap

May 6, 2019

On April 17, NIH announced an increase in the salary limitations for grants and cooperative agreements. For NIH researchers and department administrators, the important information to note is as follows: NOT-OD-19-099 : Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements FY 2019 was released April 17, 2019. The NIH...

Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards for 2019

Jan. 9, 2019

The University of Colorado and the Boettcher Foundation are pleased to announce the 2019 Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards program. See video . The Boettcher Foundation will provide up to five grants of $235,000 each covering up to three years of research activity for promising and talented early-career investigators...

NSF and NIH Guidance Released for 2019; Highlights of changes for proposal submissions

Jan. 3, 2019

Each year the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health issue updated guidance for proposals and awards. These documents serve to provide proposal and award process guidance for the assistance programs of the agencies. View the complete NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) and the...

NSF Announces New Measures to Protect Research Community from Harassment

Dec. 14, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently announced new measures to protect the research community from harassment . As the primary funding agency of fundamental science and engineering research in the United States, NSF is committed to promoting safe, productive research and education environments for current and future scientists and...