Guidance

COVID-19 RESOURCES

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

Faculty Disclosure Resources

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has updated faculty disclosure and intellectual property protection guidance for the research community as of May 2021. This information, along with FAQs, can be found on the OVPR website.

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.

Guidelines for NSF CAREER Awards

To assist faculty in the development of proposals, FAS Research Development has developed guidelines for faculty who intend to apply for NSF CAREER Awards.

Foundation Directory Online Guide

Provides guidance on how to use this searchable database that contains a wealth of information on foundations and the grants they support.

Pivot Guide

Provides guidance on how to get started with Pivot, a searchable database of federal and private funding opportunities in all fields

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