Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018

As you are likely aware, as of 12:01 am, Saturday, December 22, 2018, Congress was unable to reach agreement on the federal budget. As a result, the United States federal government is in a partial shutdown.  This shutdown impacts nine federal departments and a number of independent agencies, causing them to shut down some or all of their...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018

The National Science Foundation has made updates to its Award Terms and Conditions which will apply to all new NSF awards and funding amendments issued on or after January 28, 2019.  Specifically, there are changes made to the Agency Specific Requirements to the...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018

The National institutes of Health released NOT-OD-19-036 on November 27, 2018 which supersedes NOT-OD-18-175 and establishes stipend levels for FY19.  These new stipend levels are effective with all Kirschstein-NRSA awards made on or after October 1, 2018.  The...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

The National Science Foundation has released the revised Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 19-1) which will be effective for all proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 28, 2019.  Significant changes include:

Sunday, Nov 11, 2018

The National Institutes of Health released notice NOT-OD-19-029 that revises the requirements for an institutional commitment letter that describes Princeton's commitment to ensuring that proper policies, procedures and oversight are in place to prevent...

Sunday, Nov 11, 2018

The University has published the results of the Task Force on Administrative Workload in Research.  This Task Force was charged with examining the effort spent by researchers on regulatory and compliance activities, while recognizing that compliance with applicable regulations is essential to the safe and responsible conduct of research.  The...

Sunday, Nov 11, 2018

On October 22, 2018,  Princeton University published its new procedure regarding Notification Requirements Regarding Harassment and Sexual Assault.  This procedure, in compliance with the National Science Foundation's new term and...

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018

The National Institutes of Health announced the release of their revised Grants Policy statement via Notice NOT-OD-19-021.  This revision is applicable to all NIH grants and cooperative agreements with budget periods beginning on or after October 1, 2018. ...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018

The National Science Foundation released a notice advising that several sets of their award terms and conditions have been revised.  Important changes include the revisions to the micro-purchase and simplified acquisition thresholds and the implementation of the...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018

ORPA launched its new listserv today - ORPANews.  This communication tool will be used to disseminate information to the research community regarding sponsor updates, training initiatives and other related information.  Registration for this listserv can be found on the Resources page of this website.

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