With the release of the latest version of the NIH Grants Policy Statement – Nov. 2016, the NIH has changed their requirements for prior approval to issue fixed price subawards.
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For a study supported by NIH that will generate large-scale genomic data or use large-scale genomic data from a NIH-designated data repository (dbGaP), the application should include a data sharing plan or plans for requesting data (see NOT-OD-15-083). If the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) requires UCSF IRB review and approval of the proposed Consent form to the proposed human subjects protocol contact the PIs assigned RSC as soon as possible. Further guidance provided on the OSR Website - GDS Policy page.
The NIH’s commitment to promoting rigorous and transparent research led to recent updates to research grant and career development award applications and progress reports guidelines. In the April 2016 Sponsored Research Newsletter, we provided guidance on the new instructions, including the four key areas of focus and links to NIH resources.
The Office of Sponsored Research is hosting two international NCURA Fellows from July 25 – August 5. The international NCURA Fellows Programs exist in order to aid in the training of research administrators, and to enhance global research collaborations.
Beginning in September, a new financial entry will be recorded monthly to estimate biweekly payroll expenses that have not yet posted to the General Ledger. As a result, financial reports will display a more accurate estimate of financial position or remaining balance. This financial entry will be automatically reversed the following month once actual payroll expenses are recorded.