New Interactive Dashboards for NIH and NSF Awards

The WashU Research Analytics team has developed two new dashboards for the suite of extramural funding tools, Insights*. NIH Study Sections Designed to assist collaboration, the new NIH Study Sections dashboard enables faculty to search WashU’s NIH-awarded projects by institute and the study section that reviewed and scored the grant application. NSF Projects Navigate NSF-awarded projects […]

NIH Grant Application Reminders

For all NIH grant applications due on or after 1/25/18: SF424 Forms E will be required Clinical trials must be submitted in response to clinical trial-specific Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) Effective 1/25/18, WU’s Proposal Development System (PDS) via System to System (S2S) will not be supported: Any S2S proposals prepared in PDS will need to […]

Workspace on Grants.gov

For years Grants.gov has offered an Adobe (PDF) application package to apply for federal grants. The Adobe application package will be phased out on December 31, 2017, and Grants.gov will offer Workspace in its place: Applicants will no longer be able to download the older, single Adobe (PDF) application package of forms. For any funding opportunities […]

New Sponsored Expenditure Guidelines

Sponsored Projects Accounting has developed a Sponsored Expenditures Guidelines document to assist all University faculty and staff who are involved with the budgeting and spending of sponsored research funding. This guidance provides a framework of direct charging costs to sponsored research accounts and includes the following sections:      I. Introduction      II. Cost Principles for Federal Awards […]

OVCR Administrative Structure Change

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that I recently completed a review of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research administrative structure. While this review was prompted by Denise McCartney’s retirement, I believe that the changes I am introducing will sustain and enhance our services to faculty and staff involved in the Washington […]

FY2017 OVCR Annual Report Now Available

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) is pleased to announce the publication of the fiscal year 2017 Annual Report. The report contains data and information on research funding and expenditures from the past fiscal year. The information in this Annual Report is compiled from a variety of offices, including the Office of […]

Denise McCartney Retirement

Dear Colleagues, ​ I am writing to announce that after a 24-year career at Washington University, Denise McCartney is retiring as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration, effective December 1, 2017. While we are happy for Denise as she transitions to a well-deserved next phase of her life, the faculty and staff here at Washington […]

Research Integrity Officer Position

Dear Colleagues, After serving as Washington University’s Research Integrity Officer (RIO) for the past eleven years, Aubrey Morrison, MBBS, MACP, has announced he will relinquish this position at the end of this fiscal year, effective June 30, 2018. To recruit a successor of the highest caliber, we are seeking nominations for a new RIO. Click […]

Announcing Research Administration Leadership Members

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in welcoming two new members to our Research Administration Leadership team. Meredith Moore, Ph.D., joined us on September 1, 2017, in the newly formed position of Director of the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC). Meredith will be responsible for managing the IACUC administrative office to complete timely reviews […]

NIH Insights: A Data Analysis Tool

The Research Analytics team, a joint venture between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the School of Medicine, has launched NIH Insights*, an evolving suite of interactive dashboards for analyzing NIH extramural funding. There are currently two dashboards available to Washington University faculty and staff: NIH Paylines: Data on published R01 and […]