NIH (including help desks) will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2021, and Thursday, November 25, 2021 for the federal holidays (Veterans Day and Thanksgiving Day). If a grant application due date falls on a federal holiday, the application deadline is automatically extended to the next business day.
The revised Common Rule identifies certain public health surveillance activities as being excluded from applicability of the Common Rule. Although we anticipate that the determination of NIH-funded research qualifying as a public health surveillance activity will be extremely rare, NIH will have a process for requesting use of this exclusion.
Two NIH program officers join us in this NIH All About Grants podcast to discuss what should be considered when deciding whether or not to resubmit an application.
Knowing when to reach out and who to contact at NIH is important. Earlier this month we restructured our “Need Help?” page based on feedback received from web page surveys.
Are you at an institution with little NIH research support? Are you interested in sustaining or increasing research capacity at your institution? If so, you may be interested in joining us for the 2021 Capacity Building for the Future of Biomedical Research Webinar, an official NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration preconference event, on Thursday, October 21, 2021, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST. Register today, as space is limited!
Recipient institutions with an Animal Welfare Assurance must submit their Annual Reports to the NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare by December 1, 2021 (NOT-OD-22-002).
Grants managers, policy officials, review officers, and other NIH grants experts are preparing their booths for the 2021 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding & Grants Administration. When you register for this free event, not only will you have access to over 50 scheduled sessions about applying for NIH funding, peer review, grants policy and compliance, research integrity, and more, you will have access to hundreds of NIH staff at booths and at the conference, waiting to answer your questions.
NIH is moving from passwords to passphrases — a set of random words or a sentence at least 15 characters long — effective sometime in November (date to be confirmed). Passphrases will only need to be updated annually.
Are you preparing fellowship or career development grant applications? Point your referees (the person providing the letter) to a new video tutorial that guides them through the process of submitting reference letters for applicants of fellowship and career development funding opportunities.
NIH’s fiscal year ends on September 30, 2021, 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.