NIH’s fiscal year ends on September 30, 2022, so now is the time for Signing Officials to verify the accuracy of their grant assignments to departments or components within institutions of higher education using the Grant Re-assign function in eRA Commons.
NIH continues to work with the research community to ensure we address resource needs associated with the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy. Today the NIH Office of Science Policy is releasing a new set of FAQs on questions we have heard over the past year, and are also seeking public comment on a new resource for researchers that promotes responsible management and sharing of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) participant data.
NIH (including help desks) will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2022 for the federal holiday (Washington’s Birthday).
Not sure whether a particular activity should be reported in the biosketch, other support, or annual project reports? Check out this new resource – NIH Pre-award and Post-award Disclosures Relating to the Biographical Sketch and Other Support.
For Spring 2022 due dates, NIH recently extended the guidance that while grant applications should not include contingency or recovery plans for problems resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, investigators may address effects due to the pandemic on productivity or other scoreable issues in the personal statement of the biosketch. NIH also extended the special exception for post-submission material to applications submitted for the August/October 2022 Council rounds.
The revised NIH Grants Policy Statement (NIHGPS) has been published, replacing the previous version as standard terms and conditions of award. This revision applies to all NIH grants and cooperative agreements with budget periods beginning on or after October 1, 2021.
Make sure you are using the correct form version for your due date. Remember, the intended due date for your application determines the correct form version to use. If you are applying to a due date on or after January 25, 2022 you MUST use application forms with a FORMS-G Competition ID.
Preparing a multi-project or center grant application for the Jan. 25, 2022 due date? If so, you may want to check out the Multi-project Annotated Form Set – FORMS-G Series posted on our Annotated Form Sets page.
NIH (including help desks) will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 for the federal holidays (Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.).
The NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare hosted a live webinar in December 2021 entitled, “Best Practices for Conducting a Search for Alternatives and Finding Animal Model/Model Organism Information.”