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GMAS Next Release

March 19, 2019

On Monday April 8, 2019, the latest GMAS release (Grants Management Application Suite) will take place and include the following updates: a redesigned/streamlined proposal budget entry; simplified entry of research team members for all requests; converted...

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Reference Guide & Resources to Help Manage Research Data

February 7, 2019

The new Harvard Research Data Management website provides information and guidance on a variety of Harvard resources that will help faculty, researchers, students and administrators share, analyze, preserve, and store research data. Whether the data was created at Harvard, accessed from a repository, or provided by a collaborator, this new site is a useful source of tools and tips for effectively managing your data. For more information, contact...

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Reminder to Address Inclusion of Individuals Across the Lifespan in Grant Applications

February 6, 2019

Effective for due dates January 25, 2019 or later, keep in mind the following changes to your applications and progress reports.

Applications must address the age-appropriate inclusion or exclusion of individuals in the proposed research project by including:

  • A description of plans for including individuals across the lifespan, including a rationale for selecting the specific age range
  • An acceptable justification for the exclusion, if individuals will be excluded from the research based on age

For progress reports for awards from applications due Jan. 25...

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NIH Implementation of the Final Rule on the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (Common Rule)

January 7, 2019

NIH has issued initial guidance on the implementation of the Revised Common Rule NOT-OD-19-050.

The effective date for the amended regulation is January 21, 2019.  It applies to studies initiated on or after this date, and ongoing studies that voluntarily transitioned to the Revised Common Rule, including those that implemented the three burden-reducing provisions during the delay period (July 19, 2018 through January 20, 2019...

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Government Shutdown Update for Harvard's Research Community

January 4, 2019

As you are aware, a partial government shutdown has continued into the new year. While NIH and the Department of Defense are funded, others such as National Science Foundation, NASA, NOAA, USDA, NIST, and NEH are not. Research should continue for work sponsored by all agencies with the expectation and hope that funding will be retroactively reimbursed. The most significant impact is that no grant applications will be accepted or processed and no new awards will be issued by the agencies included in the shutdown. NIH and DOD will be operating as normal. We are in close touch with the...

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