New Federal Funding Restrictions in 2024
Oct. 26, 2023

Dean for Research, Peter Schiffer and Dean of the Faculty, Gene Jarrett, released an email to faculty today (October 26, 2023) regarding malign foreign government talent recruit programs (MFGTRPs).

Dear Colleagues,

We are writing to inform you of new federal rules regarding…

ORPA Welcomes Aaron Collie, Research Data Security Manager
Oct. 25, 2023

ORPA is excited to welcome Aaron Collie, Research Data Security Manager, to the Research Security group of the Office of Research and Project Administration. Aaron officially begins on Monday, October 23, 2023, and will be responsible for developing, managing,…

October 2023 Government Shutdown
Sept. 28, 2023

Dear Colleagues,

As you have likely heard, a federal government shutdown is possible starting Oct. 1. The staff in the Office of the Dean for Research, and specifically the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA), together with Sponsored Research Accounting in the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer,…

Glitches with SciENcv & Available NSF Support
Aug. 28, 2023

As per the National Science Foundation: Effective October 23, 2023, the fillable format will no longer be available or accepted for submission of the biographical sketch and current and pending (other) support sections of an NSF proposal. NSF has been working closely with NIH on enhancing SciENcv and addressing known issues.

New Requirement for NSF Proposals and Progress Reports Effective October 2023
June 12, 2023

Dear Colleagues,

As federal sponsors have worked to harmonize their disclosure requirements, they have encouraged researchers to use digital persistent identifiers (DPIs) to readily share information related to their professional activities and to simplify disclosure processes across agencies. I write to make sure that you are aware…

June 2023 Community Call: NSPM-33 Updates and ORCID
May 9, 2023

Please join us next month as we discuss NSPM-33 and ORCID. On this call, we will cover developments in National Security Presidential Memo-33 (NSPM-33) and other Federal guidelines related to Persistent Identifiers for Individuals (PIDs for Individuals) in the research landscape. We will be joined by Lori Schultz, Assistant…

FastLane Proposal Decommissioning and Upcoming Important System-related Deadlines
April 24, 2023

Effective April 24, 2023, the National Science Foundation (NSF) transitioned the Subawarding, Transferring or Contracting Out Part of an NSF Award request functionality from FastLane to and decommissioned this request in FastLane. In-progress subawarding requests in FastLane as of April 21, 2023, were transferred to…

May 11, 2023: ORCID Workshop for Researchers
April 17, 2023

Below are some details around a new ORCID workshop on May 11, 2023 at 2 – 3 p.m. being offered by Lyrasis.

As a reminder, the NSF ORCID/ SciENcv requirement is October 2023 for proposals and progress reports. Other federal sponsors such as Department of Energy are following NSF’s requirements.  Additional resources can…

Princeton Research Activity Hits New Milestone
April 12, 2023

Princeton University marked the highest level of research activity in its history as measured by spending on research in areas ranging from cancer to climate change to pioneering quantum sciences. The University conducted research activities with associated expenditures of more than $404.4 million in fiscal year 2021, according to the most…

FAQs On Proposal Preparation and Award Administration Related to the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide
April 11, 2023

Please see information distributed yesterday by the NSF – an extremely helpful and informative FAQ.


Below are a few important highlights:


Conflict of Interest information Requirement to use SciENcv as of October 23, 2023 (Biographical Sketch and C & P documents) Indirect Costs rate…