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RAS Coffee Club

February 3, 2015

RAS Coffee Club: Sponsored Expenditures Guidelines

In response to the OMB’s new Uniform Guidance, OSP is preparing to release a new Sponsored Expenditures Guidelines (this will replace the “Guidelines for Federal Sponsored Expenditures” document). The first RAS Coffee Club of 2015 will be a review of the new Guidelines and the context in which they were expanded and developed.   Mandy Ellenwood and Charlotte Gallant will be leading the discussion. Space is limited and coffee’s on us! Sign up here.

RAS Coffee Club is held in the Lamont Library Café at the tables in the back. 

NEW NIH Notice on Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts

January 5, 2015

This Notice provides information regarding the salary limitation for NIH grant and cooperative agreement awards and extramural research and development contract awards (referred to here as grants). For FY 2015, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Public Law 113-235), signed into law on December 16, 2014, restricts the amount of direct salary to Executive Level II of the Federal Executive pay scale.

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Campus Visit

December 3, 2014

The JSPS is Japan's core funding agency and offers fellowships in Japan, funding to support research collaborations between U.S. and Japanese researchers, and prizes for distinguished researchers. Funding is provided in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.  Mr. Naritake Abe will provide an overview of funding opportunities available to U.S.-based researchers.