ORCID and SciENcv Training
June 22, 2022

The most recent version of the NSF’s Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), NSF 23-1, requires 

New Proposal Preparation Functionality and NSF-PAR Enhancements
May 10, 2022

Beginning in January 2023, all new proposals must be prepared and submitted in or FastLane will no longer be a preparation and submission option. The National Science Foundation strongly urges proposers to prepare and submit all eligible proposals in now, to support a smooth transition from…

New NSF PAPPG Includes the Mandated Use of SciENcv
May 10, 2022

The NSF released its draft PAPPG for public comment in mid-April (effective January 2023).  One of the changes to be aware of is the mandate of the use of SciENcv in NSF proposals.  The specific language includes:

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DOE Offers Supplemental Funding to Support Students and Scientists from Ukraine
April 6, 2022

On April 4, 2022, J. Stephen Binkley, Acting Director, Office of Science at the U.S. Department of Energy, released a Dear Colleague letter announcing the availability of supplemental funding to support the hosting of students and scientists impacted by the war in Ukraine.  The…

Pilot of Research Administration Training Program Begins
March 14, 2022

ORPA kicked off the new Research Administration Training Program (RATP) on February 8th with a pilot cohort of students.  The program's intended audience are those new to or interested in a career in sponsored research (less than 2-3 years of experience) or for those new to Princeton.  The pilot program will test the…

John Jenkins Promoted to Associate Director of Export Control
March 14, 2022

John Jenkins has been promoted to Associate Director of Export Control.  John started at Princeton in April 2016 as the Assistant Director of Export Control, the first individual to hold such a position at Princeton. In his first years at Princeton, John led the process of establishing the University’s formal export control program,…

Internal Grant Awards Process Launched
March 14, 2022

ORPA has developed and launched a new business process for Internal Sponsored Project Awards.  Internal grants fulfill important strategic objectives of the University. A variety of internally-funded research-related grants are made to faculty and researchers at Princeton University.  The business process relating to…

DocuSign for NIH Other Support Documents
Jan. 21, 2022

As ORPA previously reminded the community, the NIH updated requirements for the Biosketch and Other Support documents go into effect on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.  This updated NIH Other Support document now includes a signature block for the Program Director/Principal Investigator or Other Senior/Key Personnel to certify the accuracy of the…

Important Changes to Documents in NIH Proposals, JIT Requests and RPPRs, Effective 1/25/22
Sept. 14, 2021

Dean for Research Pablo Debenedetti released an email to all NIH-funded Principal Investigators and Senior/Key Personnel regarding the recent NIH document changes.  The email is below:

Dear colleagues,

I write to bring to your attention two recent notices issued by the…

National Institutes of Health Biosketch and Other Support Changes take effect on May 25, 2021 and are required on January 25, 2022
May 25, 2021

As previously shared via ORPANews and presented at Coffee with ORPA, the NIH is implementing changes in the requirements/formats of Biosketches and Other Support documents.  The NIH expects applicants and recipients to use the updated formats for applications, Just-in-Time (JIT), Reports and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) as of…