The National Science Foundation (NSF) issued a revised Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that will take effect for proposals submitted on, or due on or after, January 29th, 2018. A listing of significant changes from the PAPPG 2017 version can be found here.
Sponsored Projects Administration
Want to learn about the new NIH PHS Human Subjects and Clinical Trials Information Form, now required in FORMS-E? We'll be conducting informal webinars to help you become familiar with the form in preparation for NIH applications due on or after January 25th, 2018.
These sessions are open to both faculty and grants administrators wanting to learn more about the form. It doesn’t matter if you use ASSIST or PD in InfoEd to participate in these calls.
NIH will make the Project Outcomes Section of all Interim and Final RPPRs submitted on or after October 1, 2017 available to the general public via the NIH RePORTER. See notice NOT-OD-18-103.
You should also read Mike Lauer’s Blog, Why Project Outcomes Matter in your Interim and Final RPPR, which provides helpful tips on writing this section for the general public.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has started the process of posting Parent Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) with the new FORMS-E packages. This process will continue throughout November. Note that the new Parent FOAs with FORMS-E released at this time have been labeled as either “Clinical Trial Required” or “Clinical Trial Not Allowed.”
Please ensure you proceed as follows:
The following notice came directly from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and is quoted below.
We are pleased to announce that a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 18-1) has been issued.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently released several announcements concerning policy changes impacting studies involving human subjects, in particular those studies meeting the NIH definition of a clinical trial. Some of these changes have been announced previously. The information we’re receiving on these policies is evolving and dynamic.
This is copied from NIH notice NOT-OD-17-120:
New NIH "FORMS-E" Grant Application Instructions Available for Due Dates On or After January 25, 2018
The following NIH announcement was released yesterday. Please review in its entirety:
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be hosting a webinar on the Loan Repayment Program (LRP). This is a technical assistance webinar for applicants to become familiar with the application submission process. You must register for this webinar in order to participate. Please do pass this information to anyone interesting in learning more about the LRP.
Updates to Active Funding Opportunity Announcements to Prepare for Policy Changes Impacting Due Dates On or After January 25, 2018
NIH just released the following announcement: NOT-OD-17-114