Staff Heads Up

New PeopleSoft Org Chart Feature

September 19, 2022
The new PeopleSoft Organization Chart functionality is now available to all SPH employees. The goal is to reduce manual effort in creating an org chart for departments and units. To access the org chart, click on the ‘Organization Chart’ tile on your PeopleSoft Homepage.

For detailed instructions, refer to HR's Org Chart InstructionsIf changes need to be made, you could make the necessary changes using the instructions on... Read more about New PeopleSoft Org Chart Feature

University's Update on Shipping Computers & Lithium Batteries

September 19, 2022

The University has released the following notice regarding the shipping of computers and lithium batteries. This notice applies to anyone who ships computers from Harvard, regardless of shipping method:

A maximum of two computers are allowed in one package per federal lithium battery shipment regulations. If you are shipping three or more computers in one box or one or more computers internationally, please contact Environmental Health and Safety at ...

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FY22 Q4 Quarterly Project Certifications & FY22 Annual Effort Certifications due October 20, 2022

September 12, 2022

Review Period: 8/31/2022 - 9/20/2022
Certification Period: 9/21/2022 - 10/20/2022

Prior Approvals: Please keep the originally committed effort in mind when reviewing certifications for any personnel listed on NIH award letters that require prior approval to reduce effort by 25% or greater.

Proxy Approval Form: A proxy approval...

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New Participant Support Costs FAQs

August 23, 2022

Participant Support Costs Guidance, recently released in March 2022, now has an additional resource. The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) consists of 13 questions and answers and addresses topics such as prior approval requirements, account set-up, and specific supply purchases. 

Refer to the Participant Support Costs Guidance and the ...

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Harvard e-News: August Issue is Now Available

August 23, 2022
The August issue of the Harvard e-News is now available. Some of the articles contain details about how Harvard administrative systems and processes are changing in response to COVID-19 and the current work environment. As this is an evolving situation, please refer to the departmental websites listed in the articles for the latest updates.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships Due to SPA on September 6

August 23, 2022
Proposals for the next call for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (formerly Individual Fellowships) under Horizon Europe, are due to sponsor on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 11 AM. Please note, this means that the proposals are due to SPA for internal review on Tuesday, September 6 at 10 AM.

For detailed information,
refer to OSP's Blog post. For specific information about the call, ... Read more about Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships Due to SPA on September 6