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New! eRA Commons and ASSIST Will Be Offline Memorial Day Weekend

Sponsored Projects Symposium VII - 2/17/14

NIH Commons Accounts for Faculty, Staff, Undergraduate and Graduate Students

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PHS FCOI "Supplemental" Course No Longer Available

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FY2014 Fringe Benefit Rates

Change in Equipment Capitalization Threshold

PHS Subrecipient Financial Conflict of Interest Resource Repository

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Training

NIH Salary Cap Guidance website

Cost Share Rebudgeting Job Aid for Certified Approvers (8/21/12)

Establishing New Account Codes on Sponsored Projects for Certified Approvers

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New! FCOI Subrecipient Look-up List of Organizations Using their own Institutional Policy (Coming soon)


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Database to track un-funded research agreements entitled UFRA is now available

Instructions for the Submission of Very Large Electronic Proposals File

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Current research rates and various required forms (effort, F&A indirect cost rates, NRSA stipends, . . .)

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Research policies, the SPA grants management manual, MTAs, expedited PRFs for B&I clinical trial agreements, and information on NIH and NSF

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