Catalyst: NSF

by SRA International on February 28, 2017

The National Alliance for Broader Impacts and the ResearchImpact network are collaborating to create learning opportunities that will help to maximize the impacts of research on both sides of the US-Canadian border.... Read more

Tagged with: NSF, Research Administration

by SRA International on February 23, 2017

Last year, NSF issued its first grants for NSF INCLUDES, a major addition to our portfolio of programs seeking to broaden participation in science and engineering (S&E). In January, I had a chance to meet with the recipients of those grants at our first meeting for principal investigators.... Read more

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by SRA International on January 24, 2017

Studies may lead to advances in human health, agricultural productivity, use of natural resources. Millions of microbes living on and in the human body collectively make up our microbiomes. These microbial ecosystems help keep us healthy. The same processes are at work in other animals, as well as in plants.... Read more

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by SRA International on January 18, 2017

Updates Coming to FastLane on January 30 to Support PAPPG (NSF 17-1) Policy Changes and New and Enhanced Automated Compliance Checks. Effective January 30, 2017, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will implement the following changes in FastLane to support the policy updates in the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1) and to run new and enhanced automated compliance checks on proposals.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, NSF

by SRA International on December 13, 2016

Important Notice No. 138: Revision of the Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction (MREFC) Eligibility Threshold. NSF has established the Total Project Cost (TPC) eligibility threshold for potential inclusion in the Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction (MREFC) account at $70M.... Read more

Tagged with: Funding Opportunities, NSF

by SRA International on December 9, 2016

NSF Announcement: A revised set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Proposal Preparation and Award Administration has been issued.... Read more

Tagged with: NSF, Post-award, Pre-award

by SRA International on November 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce that a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 17-1) has been issued. The PAPPG has been modified in its entirety, to remove all references to the Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) and Award & Administration Guide (AAG). Given the number of important revisions, the community is strongly encouraged to review the by-chapter summary of changes provided at the beginning of the PAPPG.... Read more

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by SRA International on November 1, 2016

NSF’s Office of Information and Resource Management would like the community to be aware of some changes they are making to the administration of the IPA program. This information may be of interest to your community. We encourage you to disseminate it as quickly as possible.... Read more

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by SRA International on September 9, 2016

You are invited to participate in the second National Science Foundation (NSF) Electronic Research Administration (ERA) Forum on September 28, 2016 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET. To participate in this forum, please Register Now.... Read more

Tagged with: NSF, Surveys

by SRA International on September 8, 2016

As part of NSF’s efforts to modernize proposal submission and increase competitive fairness in the proposal process, the Foundation continues to focus on implementing automated proposal compliance checks in FastLane. Effective September 26, 2016, FastLane will now check to ensure that the combined text of the Project Summary text boxes does not exceed one page prior to submission, rather than the current check of 4,600 characters.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, NSF

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