RMS Update: Managing Proposals in April & May 2018

It is expected that WashU will go-live on April 23, 2018 with the Research Management System’s (RMS) Proposal Development (PD) & Proposal Tracking (PT) modules. Below is important process information and dates for managing proposals that are due out in April and May. Please disseminate this important information to all applicable faculty and staff. Moving from […]

RMS Training Resources Now Available for Department Administrators

Published on March 15, 2018 It is time to prepare for the move from PDS to the new Research Management System (RMS)! The go-live date is set for April 23, 2018. Department Administrators are encouraged to access the training resources as soon as possible to gain early experience in RMS via the training environment. Note: […]

Changes to NIH and ClinicalTrials.gov Reporting Requirements

Published on March 12, 2018 Changes to NIH and ClinicalTrials.gov reporting requirements may affect you. The NIH Policy on the Dissemination of NIH-Funded Clinical Trial Information requires submission of results to ClinicalTrials.gov for studies not previously required to submit under the FDA Final Rule. Please see the table below for a summary of these changes and […]

Announcing Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship

Published January 30, 2018 Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce the selection of two individuals to fill the role of Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship: Dr. Jennifer Silva will serve in this role for the School of Medicine. Jennifer founded a successful start-up company, SentiAR, Inc., whose aim is to commercialize a novel augmented reality […]

New Center for Clinical Studies Support Services and Leadership Update

Published January 25, 2018 Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce some helpful changes that are being made to provide enhanced support to Washington University faculty and staff who participate in multi-site clinical research. The Center for Clinical Studies (CCS), in partnership with the Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS), is launching a new […]

New Interactive Dashboards for NIH and NSF Awards

Published January 18, 2018 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 […]

NIH Grant Application Reminders

Published January 12, 2018 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 […]

Workspace on Grants.gov

Published December 18, 2017 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. […]

New Sponsored Expenditure Guidelines

Published December 8, 2017 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 […]

OVCR Administrative Structure Change

Published November 29, 2017 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 […]