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
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.
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
Two new “All About Grants” podcasts focus on topics related to submitting your application. In “A Look at NIH’s Appendix Policy” (mp3, transcript), Dr. Cathie Cooper, director of the Division of Receipt and Referral in the NIH’s
From time to time we need to update our application forms to maintain consistency with Grants.gov and Office of Management and Budget federal-wide requirements, and to incorporate changes in NIH policies and processes. NIH issued a Guide notice on April 27, announcing how we are gearing up for a transition from the current forms (“FORMS-D”) to the next iteration of forms for due dates on or after January 25, 2018. Highlights of the new FORMS-E will include: