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GMAS Help Content

May 20, 2017

Following the May 22 release, here is a quick reminder of the help content provided within and outside of GMAS. As we convert screens, the GMAS team works with individuals from different areas of the business to write help content that can be accessed directly from the screen. There are three different types of help content on the new screens:

Info appears in the top right of the converted screens when there is help content about the page.

Related links will also appear in the top right of the converted screens when there are… Read more about GMAS Help Content

New Tutorials on Preparing and Submitting Your NIH Grant Application

New Tutorials on Preparing and Submitting Your NIH Grant Application

May 19, 2017

New to the NIH grant process? Ever wish someone would explain and walk you through applying for NIH grants step by step? If so, we hope our newest resource will be the next best thing to joining you for an in-person lesson.

Linked from our How to Apply page, you will find four new interactive tutorials on the basics of preparing, writing, and submitting your application. Tutorials take between 4 to 11 minutes each… Read more about New Tutorials on Preparing and Submitting Your NIH Grant Application

Revised University Subrecipient Monitoring Policy Released

May 11, 2017

In March 2017, the University Subrecipient Monitoring Policy was revised . This policy is intended to instruct faculty and research administration staff on implementing necessary procedures to ensure that the University engages in proper stewardship of sponsor funds issued through its subawards. Faculty and administrators should use this policy as a resource to ensure that  ubawards are used effectively and in compliance with Federal regulations and sponsor terms and conditions. The revisions to the policy are minor: (1) further clarifying roles and responsibilities (2) removing… Read more about Revised University Subrecipient Monitoring Policy Released

New Segment Closeout Process

May 10, 2017

Beginning in June 2017, a new Segment Closeout process will be implemented to ensure that GMAS provides an up-to-date and accurate record of project segments for internal and external reporting, audit, and compliance purposes.

What segments will be closed?

  • OSP/SPA will close segments where
    • all related subactivities have been disabled and 
    • the anticipated end date of the segment is nine months in the past.

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Implementing Limits on Grant Support to Strengthen the Biomedical Research Workforce

May 2, 2017

NIH realizes that, as stewards of the American investment in biomedical sciences, we must do all we can to protect the future of the biomedical research enterprise, taking additional measures regardless of our budget situation. In the opening pages of this blog, we noted that our increasingly hypercompetitive system is threatening the future of biomedical research and of the hundreds of thousands of scientists who we look to for… Read more about Implementing Limits on Grant Support to Strengthen the Biomedical Research Workforce

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