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…
Coffee with ORPA: Everything You Want to Know About NCE’s!
Feb. 10, 2023

This hybrid session will take place in the Convocation Room at the Friend Center, or virtually at your desk! [Registration via the Employee Learning Center is required to receive the zoom link, or attend in-person]

This session will focus on:

How to initiate an extension request Timing on requesting an extension Tracking…
Revised Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support Formats
Jan. 17, 2023

NSF implemented revised versions of the

ORPA Welcomes New Contracts Manager, Liz Powell
Jan. 17, 2023

Liz joined ORPA on January 3rd and most recently was the Director of Contracting in the Office of Sponsored Programs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. UNC conducts more than one billion dollars of sponsored research from all sources annually, making it the 13th largest US research…

Resources for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Plan Requests from Sponsors
Dec. 20, 2022

More and more sponsors are requesting a DEI plan as a component of grant proposals and featured in the December 2022 issue of The Princeton Researcher, a new DEI Resource page on the Office of the Dean for Research website…

FastLane Proposal Decommissioning and Transition of Functionality to
Nov. 28, 2022

Effective November 21st, Award Documents, Organizational Reports, and integration in FastLane were retired and will be decommissioned. Here's what you need to know:


The FastLane Award Documents functionality as well as all historical award documents moved to and are accessible…