NIH’s Rigor and Reproducibility FAQs have been updated with new questions and answers about authenticating key biological/chemical resources.
If you already have an eRA Commons account, you can find the list of signing officials for your institution in the Institution Profile. You may need an SO for various reasons — to submit an application or a request for additional materials or a Just-in-Time material, and more.
We’ve updated our FAQs to address questions regarding concerns when sharing scientific data that could be the subject of a patent application, or that were generated under SBIR/STTR awards.
Being able to balance work and family life is important for everyone, including biomedical and behavioral researchers. Learn about some of the ways in which NIH helps our recipient institutions foster family-friendly environments for the NIH-supported workforce, including parental leave and childcare cost support.
If My Institution Has a Locally Hosted Generative AI Technology That Does Not Share Information Online, May I Use It To Help Me Write My Review Critiques?
The confidential nature of the NIH peer review process requires that any information pertaining to an application or proposal cannot be disclosed, transmitted, or discussed with any other individual. Therefore, technologies where confidential information might be viewed by others are prohibited, including locally hosted AI technologies where uploaded information could be shared across multiple individuals.
What Do You Do if an Issue With a Federal System Impacts Your Ability To Submit a Grant Application on Time?
Contact the eRA Service Desk immediately. Read on for more details.
Are you an Early Stage Investigator (ESI) wondering about your status? We have resources to help!
How Do I Budget Effort for Personnel Whose Duties Are Included and Budgeted as Part of the Data Management and Sharing Plan?
All costs for data management and sharing activities, including personnel costs, must be included in the single line item on the R&R Budget Form in section F. Other Direct Costs. Read on for more…
Should Multiple DMS Plans Be Submitted With Each Application for Funding, Including Large, Multicomponent Awards?
No. The DMS Policy expects only one DMS Plan to be submitted with each application and does not expect separate Plans to be developed for individual projects under that application. In multicomponent applications, the DMS Plan must be in included in the Overall component.
Does the DMS Policy Apply To Training Activities, Including Training Programs And Fellowship Programs?
No. The Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy does not apply to awards for Training Programs (e.g., Ts, D43) and Fellowship Programs (Fs); however, Research Career Programs (Ks) are subject to the DMS Policy.