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Guidance for Completion of NIH Other Support and NSF Current and Pending Support

October 23, 2019

Dear RAS Community,

The recently released “Update for Faculty and Principal Investigators” has raised some questions about what resources should be reported in NIH “Other Support” (OS) and NSF “Current and Pending Support (C&P).” These disclosures are being carefully reviewed by the federal agencies and in recent months NIH and NSF have issued reminders, clarifications and proposed changes to the requirements. We expect that the requirements are likely to change in the future, however, we want to remind you of the current policies for NIH and NSF.

We have...

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Guidance for Researchers in Addressing Faculty Disclosure & Intellectual Property Protection

October 3, 2019

An important notification was sent to faculty with federal awards on August 21st. The letter from the Vice Provost for Research, Dr. Richard McCullough, is a reminder to faculty of the increased scrutiny of information submitted to federal agencies in grant applications and progress reports. If you have not seen this memo I encourage you to review it now. The memo can be accessed at https://vpr.harvard.edu/files/ovpr-test/files/faculty_disclosure_letter.pdf...

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Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Hosts New Faculty Institute

September 3, 2019

On Tuesday, August 27th, the research development team presented a session for twenty new faculty at the FAS New Faculty Institute (NFI) entitled “Introduction to Research Development.” The session was sponsored by the FAS Office for Faculty Affairs, a home base of support for faculty and research scholars at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS). After...

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