The NIH Public Access Policy has been in effect since April 7, 2008, but in 2013 the NIH implemented new rules around the policy. Renewal awards will be delayed if there are any publications listed on the progress report with a “non-compliant” status, and Principal Investigators must also use My Bibliography (via My NCBI) to enter papers onto progress reports.
In response to the Subaward Business Process Improvement initiative undertaken in May 2015, Research Management Services (RMS) has been working to accomplish the workgroup’s goals that were designed to improve subaward support for the UCSF research community. Below is a brief synopsis of some accomplishments to date.
Winona Ward joined UCSF as the Director of Research Management Services (RMS) on March 14, 2016. Winona has twenty-two years of research administration experience, including leading sponsored research offices at both Louisiana State University and Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
Do you prepare and submit proposals, manage research projects or financials, negotiate contracts and awards, or oversee research compliance?
In order to promote reproducible research results and ensure that NIH is funding the highest quality research, NIH research applications and progress reports (RPPRs) are required to address scientific rigor and transparency. The application instructions for research grants and mentored career development grants are focusing on four key areas: scientific premise, scientific rigor, biological variables, and key biological and/or chemical resources. The chart below outlines the application of the four key concepts.