Effective February 28, 2022, the National Science Foundation (NSF) began using the new System for Award Management (SAM) issued Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) in Research.gov and FastLane. This update was made in accordance with the government-wide transition by April 4, 2022, away from the use of the Dun & Bradstreet issued Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and toward the new SAM UEI as the primary means of entity identification for Federal awards.
When an award notice is logged in GMAS, an automatic notification email is sent from GMAS to the PI and administrative team (dept & SPA). While minor, we would like to highlight 2 upcoming changes to the notification email:
Adding to Reminders: “Department Action Required: All must be complete prior to action memo”
Adding to Reminders: “For additional information on Approvals in GMAS, please use ...
Boot Camp Training is now available on HCSRA. Boot Camp is a training resource developed by the Harvard Chan School. It reviews key aspects of the award life cycle and provides tools for effective award management. The training is recommended for all new hires. It is also available for experienced Research Administrators who are interested in refreshing their award management skills. The complete training consists of six sessions. Presentation Slides and Zoom Video recordings are available below for each session.... Read more about New HSCRA Page: Boot Camp Training
Participant Support Costs as defined by 2 CFR §200.1, 200.456, are direct costs for items such as stipends or subsistence allowances, travel allowances, and registration fees paid to or on behalf of participants or trainees (but not employees) in connection with conferences, or training projects (note that participant support costs do not apply to NIH training grants).
While the University is updating the GMAS Research Team guidance, to include the new GMAS request, we would like to provide a clarification to help reduce the number of unnecessary requests. Committed effort on the GMAS research team should not be updated to match actual effort or salary costing, unless there is a change in committed effort. Changes to costing/actual expended effort may indicate that a request to change the individual’s effort commitment to the sponsor is in order, but these...Read more about HCSRA Hint: GMAS Research Team and Changes in Committed Effort