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Reminder: Final Rule on Federal Policy for Protection of Human Subjects Effective January 19, 2018

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in coordination with other federal departments and agencies have issued the Final Rule on the Federal Policy for Protection of Human Subjects.

Jan 17, 2018

New Enhancement Available in eRA Commons

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has updated eRA Commons to include a digital personal identifier ORCID ID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) that will allow Principle Investigators (PIs) to link their publications to their grants.

Jan 11, 2018

Federal Holiday Closure

Martin Luther King, Jr. day, Monday, January 15, 2018, is a federal holiday and federal agencies will be closed.

Jan 10, 2018

Office of Research Requires Use of Proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Fringe Benefit Rates Effective February 6, 2018

Effective February 6, 2018, the Office of Research requires use of the FY2019 Fringe Benefit Rates for all proposals.

Jan 9, 2018

Reminder: Office of Research Offers Additional Faculty Training for PERIS Proposal Submissions on January 11, 2018

The Office of Research is offering additional Pitt Electronic Research Management Solution (PERIS) training sessions for faculty on January 11, 2018.

Jan 5, 2018

Pre-Review Period for September – December 2017 Effort Certification Period

The ecrt effort statements for the September - December 2017 performance period are available for the Effort Coordinators’ Pre-Review period.

Jan 4, 2018

Controlled Substance Collection January 17, 2018

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) manages the disposal and removal of controlled Substances.

Jan 3, 2018

Reminder of Proposal Submission Deadlines

The Office of Research (OR) has specific submission deadlines to allow for the review and processing of all proposal submissions.

Jan 2, 2018

Fiscal Year 2019 Fringe Benefit Rates Announced

The University of Pittsburgh recently submitted its Fringe Benefit Rate proposal to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for fiscal year (FY) 2019.

Dec 21, 2017

CoRA Webinar for Research Compliance and Grants Management

The Committee of Research Administrators (CoRA) is hosting a webinar for Research Administrators on Research Compliance and Grants Management on January 11, 2018.

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