NIH Loan Repayment Programs

Published October 20, 2021 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRP) application cycle opened September 1, 2021, and will close on November 18, 2021. Please see this procedures document for important information regarding the LRP process and obtaining approval from the Office of Sponsored Research Services (OSRS). The NIH Loan Repayment […]

Sponsored Research: University Security of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

Published September 13, 2021 Securing Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) The federal government has introduced heightened security standards for university systems which house or transmit sensitive information known as Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), set forth by the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST). As cybersecurity threats build in both intensity and impact, the Department of […]

FFR Owner Data Validation

Published September 10, 2021 The Workday team continues to collaborate with department administrators to prepare for the release of the Faculty Finance Reporting (FFR) dashboard in early Fall 2021. Department administrators should complete a few steps now to ensure PIs can see their correct grants, gifts, projects and non-carryforwards when the dashboard becomes available. FFR […]

NSF New Proposal Functionality, NSF Website Enhancements, and Updates to the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support Formats

Published September 1, 2021 On August 30, 2021, the National Science Foundation (NSF) issued the following update: The NSF has enabled a number of enhancements for proposals submitted in, FastLane, and In addition, the updated NSF-approved biographical sketch and current and pending support SciENcv and fillable PDF formats that fall under the revised Proposal […]

NIH – SF424 (R&R) Application Form Instructions

Published August 19, 2021 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) updated their SF424 (R&R) Application Forms Instructions to Forms G. NIH’s Forms-F application package is being replaced by the new FORMS-G application package, effective for deadlines on or after January 25, 2022. Accordingly, we will be working with our Research Management System (RMS) vendor to […]

Masks Required Indoors

Published July 26, 2021 Dear Research Community, Per the University’s announcement today, effective immediately, both Danforth and Medical campuses are reinstating indoor mask requirements in accordance with city and county mandates. Masks are again required at all indoor meetings and gatherings (regardless of size) and in public and shared spaces. Masking is required when more […]

New Fringe, F&A, and Workday Refactoring Released in RMS

Published July 19, 2021 The Research Management System (RMS) has been refactored to integrate with Workday, calculate fringes using the new flat-rate methodology, and has been updated with the new Facilities & Administrative rates . Fringe Methodology Updates What’s New? Fringes are charged as a flat rate based on job/appointment type (academic, staff, postdoc, clinical […]

Updated Guidance for Research Visitors

Published July 14, 2021 The guidance for research visitors has been revised. Visitors participating in research are allowed on the Medical and Danforth Campuses when an on-campus presence is necessary to fulfill the mission. All visitors must have a host who will be responsible for ensuring the visitor follows our public health guidelines. The university no […]