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New! ESUP Cutover Dates for Sponsored Projects

New! Revised Subaward Invoice Payment Process (Memo from Pamela Webb)

New! Uniform Guidance Subawards PI Quick Guide

Updated! Uniform Guidance Proposal PI Quick Guide - Version 2

University Website for Uniform Guidance Information

Information on the new NIH biosketch format

Pilot Program for Enhancement of Employee Whistleblower Protection

FY2015 Fringe Benefit Rates Approved

Trade Sanctions and the University Community; or, One Reason Spring Break: Pyongyang Is Not a Show (May 7, 2014)

FY15 PS-Friendly Budget Worksheet

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

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Department Assignments (2/11/15)

SPA Org Chart (3/23/15)

Fund Bucket Definitions

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ERSS Training and Support: For a description and listing of classes and labs offered by SPA, click here


MyNCBI & RPPR Resources

eRA Commons delegation to Assistant for Administrative Supplements

Encrypted PDF files cannot be submitted to or the eRA Commons

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

Instructions for the Submission of Very Large Electronic Proposals File

Links and Information

Certified Approver Community of Practice

Participant Support Costs

Rebudgeting Guidance

Export Controls

New! International Research
Cut Through the Fly America Act Confusion
PRF Processing Guidelines
FFATA Contracts and Vendor Agreements
NIH On-Line Resources
NIH Parent Announcements (for Unsolicited or Investigator-Initiated Applications)
How to Apply using / Quick Reference Guide

SPECTRUM Class documentation: Participant Guide

   Managing Subawards Participant Guide
   Planning and Issuing Subawards Participant Guide
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Things to know about the new "My NCBI" tool

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Research Tools

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

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

Sponsor-required information
Information that funding agencies frequently request (W-9, IDC agreement, institutional information, . . .)

Professional development and training opportunities
Upcoming classes, seminars, and workshops

EFS-SP Website
Enterprise Financial System Website


Electronic tools
EGMS, ECRT, REPA, financial reports, and electronic proposals

Research compliance
(conflict of interest, certified approver, IRB, IACUC, RCR, ICB, . . .)

Effort Reporting
Important documents, dates, manuals and other information relevant to effort reporting

Research funding
Funding opportunities and information on completing funding applications

Information and resources for working with subawards

Grants Management Users' Network

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Research at the U of M

Featured Research

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Research Facts & Statistics


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