Fall Research Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Update

Published December 1, 2022 Let’s “fall” into some safety updates and reminders! Training Content – You Asked and We ListenedContent for both the Initial Laboratory Safety Training and Lab Safety Refresher are now posted on our training landing page. Simply click the “EHS – Laboratory Safety Training” dropdown, then click the icon next to the name […]

Revised Schedule – RMS Upgrade – December 2022

Published November 29, 2022 The Research Management System (RMS) upgrade was originally planned to begin on December 2, but is rescheduled to begin on Monday, December 19, 2022.  This is a weekday and RMS be offline the entire day.  RMS will not be accessible on Monday, ​December 19, 2022, beginning at 6 a.m. All RMS […]

Research Management System (RMS) Upgrade – December 2022

THE RMS UPDATE HAS BEEN DELAYED!PLEASE SEE THE LATEST ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MORE CURRENT DATES AND DETAILS. Published November 17, 2022 The Research Management System (RMS) upgrade is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022. Users will not be allowed to access RMS after 4 p.m. on Friday, D​ecember 2, 2022. All […]

Update to Washington University IRB Policies

Published November 16, 2022 The Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) has updated the Washington University IRB Policies document. The updated policies went into effect on November 11, 2022. A summary of changes is available on the HRPO website. The update includes new information about finder’s fees, recruitment bonuses and compensation made to study team members. Faculty, staff, […]

NSF: Preparing Supplemental Funding Requests in Research.gov and Upcoming FastLane Proposal Decommissioning Deadlines

Published November 8, 2022 The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that supplemental funding requests including Career-Life Balance requests can now be prepared in Research.gov. Supplemental funding requests can be submitted in Research.gov regardless of the system used (Research.gov, FastLane, or Grants.gov) for proposal submission. FastLane supplemental funding request functionality will remain available in parallel for […]

NSF Announces Revised Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG)

Published November 7, 2022 A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 23-1) has been issued. The new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted or due on or after January 30, 2023. Significant changes include: Revisions to incorporate Research.gov as the replacement for FastLane for proposal preparation and submission. Information about the use […]

HRPO – New Website

Published October 20, 2022 The Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) is pleased to announce the launch of a new website. The goal for the redesign of the website was to create an informative and user-friendly platform that features a consistent and intuitive design. As part of the development process, we considered survey feedback from the entire […]

NIH and NSF Harassment Policies

Published October 13, 2022 The Office on Sponsored Research Services (OSRS), Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA) and Human Resources (HR) are contacting you today regarding the recent harassment policies from National Institutes of Health (NSF) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) requiring notification to NIH or NSF when disciplinary action is taken related to harassment. Noted […]

Compliance Training Monitoring Resources

Published October 11, 2022 Research Education & Information has developed new resources to assist departments in monitoring for completion of compliance training. Training for Researchers webpage – A list of major compliance trainings with audience, frequency, Learn@Work link and ID. Learn@Work Compliance Training for Researchers Report – A new report in Learn@Work is available that pulls outstanding […]

NIH Loan Repayment Programs 2022

Published October 6, 2022 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRP) application cycle opened September 1, 2022, and will close on November 17, 2022. 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 […]