The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and 15 other federal departments and agencies have issued revisions to the “Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects” (also known as the Common... READ MORE
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently released a revised NIH Grants Policy Statement (NIHGPS, rev. October 2018). The NIHGPS makes available in a single document the policy requirements that serve as the... READ MORE
The National Science Foundation has released the revised Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 19-1) which will be effective for all proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 28, 2019.... READ MORE
The OSP proposal routing forms have been updated with a few new questions related to the NIH SIRB (Single IRB) requirement for multi-site human subjects research projects; however, until this has been... READ MORE
IMPORTANT: This article was updated on April 30, 2018, to reflect an update on Common Rule implementation.
On April 19, 2018, HHS released an NPRM proposing to delay the general compliance date for... READ MORE
As of March 26, 2018, NSF has made changes to the way accounts are created and managed. Users must now initiate the request for a new account through Research.gov. Users should request to be affiliated with one of... READ MORE
On January 28, 2016, President Obama signed the Grants Oversight and New Efficiency Act, or GONE Act. The goal of the GONE act is to review grant closeout procedures and identify why so many grants are not closed out... READ MORE