Resources

Guidance for Completion of NIH Other Support

Guidance document to help our research community better understand the agency’s regulations (NIH GPS) and expectations, and what resources should be reported in the NIH “Other Support” (OS).

Faculty Disclosure Resources

In response to federal funding agencies and congressional committees expressing concern regarding certain activities that threaten the integrity of the U.S. research enterprise, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research has collected and collated updated guidance for Harvard Researchers in... Read more about Faculty Disclosure Resources

Research Policy Compilation

Table that provides information on research policies, along with designated organizations or staff members who can provide assistance or clarification with specific policies and guidelines.

Sponsored Expenditure Guidelines

This document provides guidance on appropriate budgeting and expenditures of sponsored funds whether from federal or non-federal sources and whether the award is directed toward research, training or other purposes.

Research Appointment Matrix

The Research Appointment Matrix contains comprehensive information about the object codes, fringe rates and payment methods used for various research appointment types (fellows, special appointees, etc.). It is housed on the Faculty Affairs Appointment and Promotion page.

Principal Investigator Eligibility

For each sponsored award, it is customary to designate as PI one person who bears ultimate responsibility for academic decisions as well as for financial, administrative, and compliance matters relating to the project.  Only  teaching members of the Faculty and a select number of other academic appointees are accorded Principal Investigator rights and may seek external research support on a continuing basis.... Read more about Principal Investigator Eligibility

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