Brown Bag series is a 45 minute session which focuses on updates and topics of interest in Research Administration.

  • January 2024
    • NU-RES Admin Updates
      • NOT-OD-24-039: NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution
      • NOT-OD-24-042: Reminder of eRA Commons ID Requirement for All Personnel on the R&R Senior/Key Person Profile Form
    • NOT-OD-24-047: Reminder for NIH Closeout Reporting Requirements and Closeout Email Notifications
    • NOT-OD-23-182: NIH Updated Policy Guidance for Subaward/Consortium Written Agreements
    • NU-RES Data/Systems Updates
    • NU-RES Finance Updates
    • NU-RES Compliance Updates
      • Bayh-Dole Compliance and iEdison
  • February 2024
    • NU-RES Admin updates
      • NIH Grants Policy Update: Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements FY 2024
      • NSF new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted or due on or after May 20, 2024
      • NSF programmatic overdue reports
      • DOE update
    • Data System Updates
      • Multi select Research Theme in ePAWs
    • NU-RES Finance Updates
      • WD Finance go live 7/1/2025
    • NU-RES Compliance Updates
      • NU-RES Summer 2024 Boston Research Administration Conference
      • Reminder to utilize the “Incoming Faculty – Proposal & Award Transfer Checklist”
      • NSF Research Security Training Modules
      • NCURA Region 1 Research Administration Discussion Group (RADG)
      • Nature Masterclasses On-demand training
  • December 2023
    • NU-RES Admin Updates
      • NIH Data Management and Sharing Town Hall
      • eCLAWs Comment feature
      • Data/Systems Updates
    • NU-RES Finance Updates
    • NU-RES Compliance Updates
  • November 2023
    • NU-RES Admin Updates
      • DOJ Financial Guide
      • Fall 2023 NSF Virtual Grants Conference
    • Data/Systems Updates
      • NU-RES, HSRP, and Animal Care websites moving to new Domain/Campus Press
      • Search function adjustments on the NU-RES webpage
    • NU-RES Finance Updates
      • Typical Reporting/Invoicing Timelines
    • NU-RES Compliance Updates
      • The Northeastern Research Allowability Advisory Panel has been reconstituted
      • June 2024 NU-RES Research Administration Conference
  • October 2023
    • NU-RES Admin – Updates/NSF, NIH Updates
    • Data/Systems Updates – Previous Search Button; Affiliation default to 100%; Search Setting; SciENcv and ORCID learn more session
    • NU-RES Finance Updates – Research Payroll Certification; Advance Account Requests
    • NU-RES Compliance Updates
  • September 2023
    • Northeastern Research Allowability Advisory Panel
    • Pilot Program: Incoming Faculty – Proposal & Award Transfer Checklist
    • New faculty orientations
    • June 2024 Boston Research Administration Conference
    • Upcoming NCURA Live Webinar: Implementing and Managing International Proposal Development and International Subawards
    • NSF RCR Research Mentorship: A Shared Community Dialogue
  • May 2023
    • NU-RES Admin Updates
    • NU-RES Finance Updates
    • Data/Systems Updates
    • NU-RES Compliance Updates
    • NSPM-33 Research Security Program
    • Collaborative Help for ITS Survey
    • NU-RES Summer 2023 Workshop
  • April 2023
    • Grants Online transitioning to GEMS in NIH eRA platform
    • Revised the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Post-Submission Material Policy
    • NIH Update: Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Plan
    • NSF Update to FAQs
    • New Rate Agreement FY24
    • HRIT Obligation Reporting Announcement
    • Summer Salary 2023 (Period Activity Pay)
    • NU-RES Compliance Updates
    • Upcoming Event: NU-RES Summer Workshop
  • March 2023
    • NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy (DMSP) Update
    • Post Doc Salary Update
    • IRB Update
    • Single IRB for Multi-Site or Cooperative Research
    • Actions Routed via ePAWS
    • Concur Updates
    • Internal Consulting Training: Banner Finance Approval Queues
    • NU-RES Compliance Updates
  • February 2023
    • New Quick Card: SOP for Overdue Programmatic Reports Submitted Directly by Principal Investigator
    • New Quick Card: GEM Fellowship Process
    • NIH Updates: Special Exception to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Post-Submission Material Policy
    • NIH Updates: Data Management and Sharing  on Budget/Costs; Staffing Update
    • NU-RESFIN updates
    • NU-RES Compliance Updates: NSF Off-site Policy
    • Upcoming Events
  • January 2023
    • Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement for Fiscal Year 2023
    • Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements FY 2023
    • NSF Revised Award Terms and Conditions & Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG)
    • NIH Data Management & Sharing Plans
    • Suspense Payroll Postings
    • NU-RES Compliance new listserv & Training/Learning/Education Resource Committee
  • December 2022
    • NIJ Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy
    • NSF Award Terms and Condition
    • NU-RES Finance Training
  • November 2022
    • Limited Submissions Process
    • Clarification Regarding Data Management Plan Requirement for AHRQ National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grant
    •  NSF PAPPG
    • FastLane Proposal Preparation and Submission Decommissioning Deadlines
    • NU-RES Finance new Cognos reports
    • Banner HR Correction
  • October 2022
    • NIST New iEdison System
    • Department of Energy Update
    • NU EHS is now OARS and ECOS
  • September 2022
    • NSF updates PAPPG Biosketch and Pending Support SciENcv Implementation
    • NIH Implementation for Data Management and Sharing Policy
    • NIH and AHRQ Grant Applications; NIH new “FORMS-H”
    • NIH increase of NIGMS K99 Support Levels
    • New NU F&A Rate agreement
  • May 2022
    • NU-RES Admin updates
    • NU-RES Finance updates
    • NU-RES Compliance updates
    • System updates
    • Upcoming events
  • April 2022
    • NU-RES Admin updates: SciENcv for Biosketch and Current & Pending 2023; NRSA Stipends; NIH
      Scientific Data Sharing
    • NU-RES Finance updates: Period Activity Pay – Resources and Deadlines
    • System updates: Research.gov (or Grants.gov) required 1/1/23
    • Upcoming events
  • March 2022
    • NU-RES Admin updates
    • System updates
    • Upcoming events
    • NU-RES Finance updates
    • Reporting Update / Workday Q&A Session
  • February 2022
    • NU-RES Admin updates
    • NU-RES Finance updates
    • NU-RES Compliance updates
    • System updates
    • Upcoming events
  • January 2022
    • NU-RES Admin updates
    • NU-RES Finance updates
    • NU-RES Compliance updates
    • System updates
    • Upcoming events
  • December 2021
    • Special Guest: Darren McCloskey K2 changes
    • NU-RES Finance Updates
    • NU-RES Admin Updates
    • System Updates
    • Upcoming Events
  • November 2021
    • NU-RES Admin updates
    • NU-RES Finance updates
    • System updates
    • Upcoming events
  • October 2021
    • Research Administration
      • Funding Agency Updates
    • System Updates
    • Research Finance
      • Fellowship Payment Guidance Doc DRAFT
      • Revised Informational Form for new setups
  • September 2021
    • Welcome back!
    • NU-RES Admin updates
    • Agency Updates
    • NU-RES Finance updates
    • Finance Portfolio Assignments
    • New Day / Workday Update
    • Changes to Closeout Checklists
    • Upcoming Deadlines – PDCs & Effort
    • Upcoming events
  • May 2021
    • NU-RES Admin updates
    • NSF Training Completion updates
    • Agency Updates
      • NIH Biosketch format requirements
      • Flatten PDFs before eRA Commons upload
      • IE not supported by eRA Commons after 7/19/21
    • NU-RES Finance updates
      • New Folks
      • Year End Closing Deadlines
      • New Day
    • Upcoming events
  • April 2021
    • NSF Training Completions
    • Other Research Support
    • Welcome new GO and Sub Award Finance Administrator
    • Agency Updates
    • NCURA Department Level Admin workshop June 2021
    • Summer Salary
    • Guest: Fabio Chen, Internal Consulting, K2 Invoice process
  • March 2021
    • NSF Training
    • eCLAWs: search for common names
    • DOJ’s JustGrants
    • NIH Biosketch/Other Support Report updates; childcare costs for Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA awards
    • NU-RES Finance updates
      • UG Updates; 200.458, 200.461, 200.471
      • Fly America
      • Summer Salary
  • February 2021
    • NFS Training: Additional Live training scheduled Jan/Feb
    • NIH Guidance on Salary Limitation; Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA stipend amounts
    • eCD: Annual COI disclosure updates/changes
    • Info Request/Consult email changes
    • ePAWs 1.0/Coeus monthly software updates
    • FFR deadlines update
  • January 2021
    • Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)
    • NSF Training: Additional Live training dates scheduled
    • Award Obligation Setup SOP, Award Obligation budget forms have been updated
    • Institutional Base Salary (IBS) Calculator Tool has been updated
    • ePAWs 1.0/Coeus Lite servers are now on a monthly software patch scheduled through ITS
    • New Check Deposit Workflow (K2)
  • December 2020
    • IBS…NIH Salary Cap….committed cost share
    • Updates to Uniform Guidance effective on November 12, 2020
    • SAP Concur Mobile App: starting in late January/early February 2021 users will be signed out automatically if they haven’t updated the SAP Concur mobile app over the course of three updates
    • COVID Activity Code – causing discrepancies in the EDW
    • HR Action Forms are no longer submitted in Liquid Office…new HR Service Center forms
  • November 2020
    • Fastlane support slowing down, NSF is proactively working to move all submissions to Research.gov by 2022
    • NSF Single ID Help Guide
    • NIH Releases New Policy for Data Management and Sharing
    • Guest: Research Computing
  • October 2020
    • Corporations and Foundation Relations
    • Research.Gov Implementation Update: Notice No. 147
    • Updates to the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) -Effective October 5th
    • Annual Effort Certifications: return all completed annual certification reports to Fred Cromp
    • Salary Distribution Reports available in Cognos
  • September 2020
  • COVID 19 Updates
    • Updates on COVID-19 are provided at both the University level, and on the Research home page
  • NSF Updates
    • Effective October 5, 2020, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will begin enforcing the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG)
  • NIH Updates
    • Use of hypertext restricted
  • OMB M-20-26 flexibilities expiring
  • Fringe Rate Update
    • Increase from 25% to 26%
    • Campus rates remain the same at 31.9%
  • Special Guest: Research Development

Last Updated on February 15, 2024