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.
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.
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.
Are you ready to learn more about the NIH grants process while connecting with NIH/HHS staff and collecting resources to share with your team? This fall, the NIH is bringing back the NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration directly to your computer…FREE of charge! Mark your calendar for Monday, November 1 – Thursday, November 4!
If your institution closes due to severe weather or other natural disasters, NIH has policies in place to help your research to continue.
For many years, the NIH and other federal agencies have required organizations to obtain a Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number issued as part of the registration process to apply for and receive federal funding. By April 2022, the federal government will phase out the use of DUNS numbers and move to a 12-character unique entity identifier (UEI) created in SAM.gov.
Applicants applying to NIH funding opportunities with due dates on or after January 25, 2022 must use updated application forms and instructions identified with a Competition ID of “FORMS-G.”