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Dean's Competitive Fund for Promising Scholarship: Now Accepting Applications

February 4, 2020

Dean Gay has announced the spring 2020 call for applications for the Dean’s Competitive Fund for Promising Scholarship. This is a targeted program that provides funding in the following categories: bridge funding, to allow faculty to continue work on previously funded scholarly activities that currently lack external funding; seed funding, to encourage...

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Star-Friedman Challenge for Promising Scientific Research: Now Accepting Applications

January 13, 2020

The Star-Friedman Challenge for Promising Scientific Research provides seed funding to interdisciplinary high-risk, high-impact projects in the life, physical, and social sciences. Early-stage projects that are unlikely to receive funding from traditional grant-making agencies are encouraged. This competition is open to ladder faculty members in the four participating schools (HMS,...

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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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