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2022 Yearly Access Review (YAR) Due December 12*

December 5, 2022

The Yearly Access Review (YAR) process is an annual review of user access to Harvard Financial Systems, required by Harvard University IT Client Services, for the following applications: Buy-to-Pay (B2P); CONCUR; GMAS; HART (reporting); Oracle; PeopleSoft/QlikView/DZConnex (Fieldglass)/Equifax; PI Dashboard; and Wasabi. This year's YAR...

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Test Your Knowledge – Interactive Video of Research Misconduct Case Studies

December 5, 2022
What are some red flags that may help you avoid research misconduct? Research Integrity Officers from the HHS Office of Research Integrity (ORI) and NIH answer this question and more during our recent Research Misconduct & Detrimental Research Practices event. In this interactive session, experts break down several case studies and hear from the audience to explain Public Health Service (PHS) regulations on handling allegations and responsibilities of an institution receiving PHS funds. Tune in to the ... Read more about Test Your Knowledge – Interactive Video of Research Misconduct Case Studies

Upcoming Improvements to EBiz Account Management

December 4, 2022
Beginning January 21, 2023, the registration and authentication process for the EBiz POC (Electronic-Business Point of Contact) will change. The enhancement will improve account security with multi-factor authentication, and allow users to choose their username or use an existing applicant account. Managing an organization’s presence on Grants.gov will be more simple with improved user... Read more about Upcoming Improvements to EBiz Account Management

FastLane Proposal Decommissioning and Transition of Functionality to Research.gov

December 1, 2022

Effective November 21, 2022, Award Documents, Organizational Reports, and Grants.gov integration in FastLane were retired and will be decommissioned. Here's what you need to know:

  • The FastLane Award Documents functionality as well as all historical award documents moved to Research.gov and are accessible via a new Award Documents link on the Research.gov My Desktop page under Awards & Reporting
  • The Continuing Grant Increments Report that was available under FastLane Organizational Reports moved to Research...
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Institutional Letters of Support for T32 Applications

November 29, 2022
The Office of Research Strategy and Development (ORSD) coordinates all letters of institutional support that are to be signed by the Dean’s Office (Michelle Williams, Dean of the Faculty), including institutional letters of support, which are required for all T32 training grants.
 
Please be aware that the guidelines for T32 letters of support have been significantly expanded and ORSD can help draft a letter that complies with NIH requirements. All requests for T32 institutional letters of support should be sent to Vanessa Barton at least... Read more about Institutional Letters of Support for T32 Applications

Reminder to AHRQ Grantees that FY2018 Funds will Expire on September 30, 2023

November 28, 2022
AHRQ released Notice #NOT-HS-23-002 to remind all AHRQ grant recipients, who received grant funding from AHRQ in Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 (10/1/2017 - 9/30/2018), to check the Program Support Center (PSC) Payment Management System (PMS) website for information regarding the last day to draw funds on awards issued using FY2018 fixed appropriation funds. The last day to draw funds is often earlier than September 30.

New HCSRA Page: NIH Data Management & Sharing (DMS) Policy

November 28, 2022
The January 25, 2023 implementation date for the new NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy is right around the corner. Harvard Chan School created the NIH DMS Policy HCSRA Page, which provides guidance, resources, and information relating to this new requirement. The HCSRA Data Management... Read more about New HCSRA Page: NIH Data Management & Sharing (DMS) Policy