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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 5/9/14


May 13 Research Affair's lunch seminar: Types of Awards, What Are They (NIH)?

Have you ever wondered what all those different, cryptic-sounding funding types are for NIH grants? R01, R21, K-grants�?� Now is your chance to find out painlessly, and get a free lunch as well!

Reminders from the IRB

1. Several documents in the IRB Toolkit for Investigators have been revised. 2. Quorum IRB will be hosting a free webinar - Understanding reporting Obligations to the IRB.

FDP releases final version of the Faculty Burden survey

The Federal Demonstration Partnership has released the final copy of the 2012 Faculty Workload Survey Research Report.

SPH to offer Grant and Contract Proposal Writing course this summer

Enhance your academic potential and professional marketability by enrolling in this practical, skills-oriented, 5-week, fully-ONLINE course, STAT 515 Grant and Contract Proposal Writing (3 Units) offered through LLU School of Public Health during Summer Quarter, July 30, 2014 �?? September 5, 2014.

Instruments and resources information available to help prepare proposals

Are you working on preparing a grant application and not sure what instruments are resources are available on campus?

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 4/21/14

Ten Steps to a Winning R01 Application

NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has published 10 Steps to a Wining R01 Application.

'The Lab: Avoiding Research Misconduct' an interactive movie on research misconduct

The Office of Research Integrity's first interactive movie on research misconduct titled "The Lab: Avoiding Research Misconduct" is available in addition to The Research Clinic.

RPPRs and JIT Other Support Format Differences

The Other Support format for JIT and RPPRs is no longer identical.

NIH's '2 strikes' rule is out!

NIH announces a change in policy on application resubmission.

Reminders from the IRB

Tips on making the IRB process for new or existing human study protocols go smoothly.
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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 4/2/14

Up to 1000 NIH Investigator's dropped out last year

New data show that after remaining more or less steady for a decade, the number of investigators with National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding dropped sharply last year by at least 500 researchers and possibly as many as 1000.

The Research Clinic: a new interactive training video created by ORI and OHRP

The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) and the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) present The Research Clinic, an interactive training video that educates clinical and social researchers on the importance of appropriately protecting research subjects and avoiding research misconduct.

AAAS webinar: Thinking Outside the Lab: Finding a fulfilling non-research career

AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) will be hosting a webinar titled Thinking Outside the Lab: Finding a fulfilling non-research career' on April 8, 2014.

New CDMRP funding opportunities for breast cancer research

The Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) Defense Appropriations Act provides $120 million (M) to the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) to support innovative, high-impact breast cancer research.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 3/6/14

2013 GRASP and GCAT awardees announced

Join us in congratulating the 2013 GRASP and GCAT awardees.

Search Feature added to the Research Affairs website

The Research Affairs website is now searchable!

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 2/27/14

Search Feature added to the Research Affairs website

The Research Affairs website is now searchable!

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Reform of Federal Grants Policies
The OMB has published a major revision to the circulars that provide guidance related to the administrative, cost principles and audit requirements of federal awards.
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NIH ITEMS OF INTEREST
1. Stipends, tuition/fees and other budgetary levels for FY2014
2. Notice of legislative mandates in effect for FY2014
3. NIH fiscal policy for grant awards (FY2014)
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See also: 

Researcher's Alerts for 2013

Researcher's Alerts for 2012

Researcher's Alerts for 2011

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