Federal Government Shutdown – Contingency Plan

September 25, 2023
In anticipation of a potential federal government shutdown on October 1, 2023, the UC Office of the President has posted guidance on its Federal Government Shutdown webpage.

NIH Data Management and Sharing Update for Clinical Researchers

September 11, 2023
Webinar for Clinical Researchers on using the Vivli Data Repository to share clinical research data.

NSF Off-Campus and Off-Site Research Requirements for NSF Applications

September 05, 2023
Guidance and Safety Plan Template available to meet NSF’s off-campus and off-site research requirements for NSF applications

Announcing Publication of the Guidance on UCSF Implementation of the UC Research Data Policy

August 08, 2023
The UCSF Guidance on Implementation of the UC Research Data Policy is now available on the UCSF Data Resources webpage, under General Policies for UCSF Data Use. The guidance points out responsibilities of researchers in the management and sharing of research data, particularly when UCSF...

Revised and Updated Working Capital Advance Procedure for Subrecipients

July 17, 2023
As announced at the June 22, 2023 RA Town Hall, OSR has updated and revised the Working Capital Advance Procedure for Out-going Subawards/Subrecipients. The changes are effective as of June 22, 2023.

CACTAS Updates Including New Access for Principal Investigators

By Catherine Dunn on May 08, 2023
Centralized Agreement Contact Tracking and Approval System (CACTAS) has new updates including access for Principal Investigator to view status of their sponsored research agreements. Learn more and find training materials for CACTAS.

Decommissioning of NSF FastLane

By Joyce Abe on April 26, 2023

Attention all CMS Data Users!! New CMS Data Management Plan Self-Attestation Questionnaire (DMP SAQ) Requirement

By Victoria So on April 12, 2023
CMS announced a new Data Management Plan Self-Attestation Questionnaire (DMP SAQ) requirement for all DUAs that will receive physically shipped research identifiable data from CMS. The DMP SAQ documents security and privacy controls implemented to protect CMS data in the environment in which the...


February 15, 2023
***Please distribute this information to all appropriate faculty and staff within your department*** Dear Colleagues, UCSF has received a contract from the State of California to manage the Request For Proposal (RFP) process for the California Department of Public Health CPR3 program. The CPR3...

NIH UPDATE: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels for FY 2023

February 15, 2023
NOT-OD-23-076 establishes the stipend and other budgetary levels for FY 2023 Kirschstein-NRSA awards (e.g. NIH F and T series) for undergraduate, predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees and fellows made on or after October 1, 2022, and supersedes NOT-OD-22-132.