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
Current and Pending Support information is required for each individual designated as Senior Project Personnel on a NSF proposal. Click the link above for content guidelines and the new format requirements for this section effective October 5, 2020.
NSF requires the use of an Excel template (click here for a copy) for reporting the Collaborators and Other Affiliations (COA) information of all Senior Personnel identified in proposal submissions. The Excel 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.
Important Update to the PI Eligibility Guidelines:
Effective July 6, 2020, individuals who are automatically granted continuous or limited PI Rights (see PI Eligibility on a Continuing Basis and PI Eligibility with Limitations below) who have not already taken the FAS and SEAS Update for Faculty and Principal Investigatorson-line course in the Harvard Training Portal must take the course prior to the submission of new or competitive renewal proposals, the acceptance of new or competitive renewal awards, or the establishment of new at-risk accounts by OSP.
Individuals who wish to apply for exceptional PI Rights are required to take the FAS and SEAS Update for Faculty and Principal Investigators on-line course in the Harvard Training Portal before submitting a completed PI Rights Questionnaire to their FAS divisional dean or SEAS dean for consideration. Please be advised that a Harvard University ID (HUID) is needed to access the Harvard Training Portal. Once the course has been successfully completed, a certificate of completion will be generated, and a copy of that certificate must accompany the PI Rights form.