The effectiveness of NIH extramural stewardship is directly relevant to the improvement of public health. The Office of Extramural Research is at the core of promoting effective stewardship by working with the Institutes, Centers, and Offices to create, harmonize, and implement policies spanning the full spectrum of the grant making and monitoring process. In times of change, our responsibility is further heightened by the need for making OER services as responsive and transparent as possible.
NIH has extended the electronic application error correction window to 5 days for all opportunities with receipt dates in February 2009 to alleviate stress caused by Grants.gov performance issues.
Worldwide Scientific Community Participates in NIH Summit on Eliminating Health Disparities; Results to be Provided to President Obama
Over 4,400 of the best and brightest scientists, clinicians, policy, and advocacy leaders in the field of health disparities attended the 4-day NIH Summit entitled “The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities.”
A recent notice in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts describes procedures for granting an extension of the 10 year limit for ESI eligibility.
The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) has added regulations requiring Institutional Review Boards to register with HHS.
Awardees now able to reduce appointment to less than full time; “K” Awards to transition to Adobe Forms early next month.
For the first time, the public can use the information provided to view the total funds spent in 215 categories for the current fiscal year and previous fiscal years based on grants, contracts, and intramural research (research conducted in the NIH’s own laboratories and clinics).
The biennial report of the director makes it easier for Congress, advocates and patient groups, and the general public to understand the many programs within the agency.
What is a NIH Regional Seminar? Held twice a year, the NIH Regional Seminars provide you with an opportunity to meet and hear from approximately 25 NIH policy officials, grants management and program staff representing various Institutes and/or Centers, as well as representatives from the Office for Human Research Protections, Office of Research Integrity, Loan … Continue reading “2009 NIH Regional Seminars Offer Unparalleled Learning & Networking Opportunity”
The seminar “When Terms and Conditions Are Not Met” is now available for viewing at the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)/Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Staff Outreach page. The IACUC Staff Outreach program is a free online seminar series presented quarterly by OLAW. The December 4th seminar featured guest speakers OLAW Director … Continue reading “Animal Welfare Terms and Conditions Seminar Available for Viewing”