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What Demographic Information Does NIH Collect on Researchers and How Is It Used?

July 25, 2022

NIH collects demographic information including sex, ethnicity, race, and disability status from researchers as part of their eRA personal profile. The data collected are confidential and used for aggregate statistical reporting only, not for consideration of funding of individual grant applications.

For more information, refer to the following resources:

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Register for the NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy Webinar Series

July 25, 2022
NIH issued Notice NOT-OD-22-184 to invite the research community to the upcoming informative webinar series focused on the new NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy, which goes into effect on January 25, 2023. This policy reinforces NIH’s longstanding commitment to making the research it funds available to the public and sets the baseline expectation that sharing data is a fundamental component of the research process. The webinars are listed under the Events & Trainings... Read more about Register for the NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy Webinar Series

Cost Transfer Policy: Edit to the $1,000 Threshold Language

July 11, 2022

To provide further clarification, OSP updated the $1,000 threshold language in the Cost Transfer (CT) policy from “A  single direct cost of $1,000 or less” to “The original transaction as posted to the General Ledger was $1,000 or less." The following documents were edited due to this change effective 7/6/2022:

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GMAS Update: July 2022 Release

July 11, 2022
GMAS will be unavailable beginning at 6PM on Friday July 15th. This outage is to support the upcoming July 2022 release scheduled to be available by the start of business on Monday July 18th. The focus of this release includes enhancements to support new notification preferences and a new daily digest.

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