Open Mike

January 4, 2023

Just like in previous years, Dr. Michael Lauer, Deputy Director for Extramural Research at NIH, virtually sat down with Dr. David Kosub, from our communications group, to reflect on 2022 and what is in store for 2023. Please join us for this brief conversation and share your thoughts.

December 29, 2022

We are pleased to announce that the NIH Grants Policy Statement was recently updated, replacing the December 2021 version as standard terms and conditions of award. Consistent with longstanding federal regulations, institutions receiving NIH support will now be required to have internal controls to assure compliance with terms and conditions of award. These internal controls include behavioral codes of conduct to assure safe and healthful working conditions for their employees and foster work environments conducive to high-quality research.

Top Stories

January 10, 2023

As you develop your Data Management and Sharing Plans, make sure you do not include hypertext (e.g., hyperlinks and URLs) in the DMS Plan attachment. Our hyperlink policy applies to DMS Plans as well, and NIH may withdraw your application from consideration if you include them.

January 5, 2023

The NIH Grants Conference is just around the corner (February 1-2), but there’s plenty to do on the conference site now! This event is absolutely free, so register today. Once registered, visit the site and use our nifty tool to build your own personalized agenda, get a jump on viewing on-demand resources ahead of the conference, or explore the Exhibit Hall and make a plan to engage with staff from the NIH Institutes and programs during the conference.

December 13, 2022 and NIH are working hard to complete preparations for our transition to FORMS-H application packages. Although we’ll be all set well before our January 25, 2023 due dates, you may see some forms in FORMS-H application packages that still show old expiration dates.