The COVID-19 public health emergency is impacting the research community in a myriad of known and yet to be known ways. This is intended to be a clearinghouse of Harvard Guidance and Federal Information related to research. RAS will update this document as additional guidance is issued. Revised 4/1... Read more about COVID-19 RESOURCES
Guidance document to help our research community better understand the agency’s regulations (NSF PAPPG) and expectations, and what resources should be reported in the NSF “Current and Pending Support (C&P).”
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
NSF now requires the use of an Excel template (click here for a copy) for identifying Collaborators and Other Affiliations Information. The template has been developed to be fillable, however, the content and format requirements must not be altered by as this will create printing and viewing errors.
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.
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.
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