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Following are archives of issues of The RAP (Research Administration Post) newsletter (published 6-10 times per year) and the more time-sensitive RAPid (RAP-Immediate Dispatch) announcements that are published on an as-needed basis. Here you can also find links to the Michigan Research newsletter or access what's trending on Twitter with regard to research.

 

 

 

 


August 2017 Updates

  1. Toyota Research Institute Call for Proposals - Due October 15 (08/29/2017)(link is external)
  2. Limited Submission: NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program (08/23/2017)(link is external)
  3. Reminder - MCTI Funding Opportunity (08/23/2017)(link is external)
  4. Reminder - Applications for Navigate: Advanced Budgeting I are due August 28, 2017 (08/22/2017)(link is external)
  5. NIH Webinar on Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) (08/17/2017)(link is external)
  6. Limited Submission: Simons Foundation Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS) (08/15/2017)(link is external)
  7. MCTI Funding Opportunity (08/14/2017)(link is external)
  8. RAPid August Funding Opportunities (08/04/2017)(link is external)
  9. Reminder - Application for aiM Higher - CRA Study Group is due August 15, 2017 (08/04/2017)(link is external)
  10. Announcing Navigate: Advanced Budgeting I Courses for Fall 2017! (08/01/2017)(link is external)
  11. Navigate: Advanced Budgeting I Course - Ready for Applicants (08/01/2017)

July 2017 Updates

  1. ORSP closed tomorrow afternoon for staff summer picnic (07/31/2017)(link is external)
  2. aiM Higher - Sign up to join the CRA Study Group ( 07/27/2017)(link is external)
  3. Reminder - Applications for Navigate: Fundamentals are due August 4, 2017 (07/25/2017)(link is external)
  4. NIH Competing Renewal Applications (07/19/2017)(link is external)
  5. Announcing the Fall 2017 Navigate: Budgeting Basics for Sponsored Projects Course (07/11/2017)(link is external)
  6. Announcing the Fall 2017 Navigate: Budgeting Basics for Sponsored Projects Course (07/10/2017)(link is external)
  7. Announcing the Fall 2017 Navigate: Fundamentals Course (07/10/2017)(link is external)
  8. RAPid July Funding Opportunities (07/03/2017)

June 2017 Updates

  1. Early-career funding opportunity - Chemistry and Life Sciences - Due August 14 (06/27/2017)(link is external)
  2. eRPM June 2017 Update (06/26/2017)(link is external)
  3. RAMPing up for the Fourth Research Administrator Mentoring Program (06/23/2017)(link is external)
  4. Sign Up for June 30 Navigate: Uniform Guidance - Space is Limited (06/22/2017)(link is external)
  5. Seeking Research Administration Mentoring Program Participants (06/22/2017)(link is external)
  6. Limited Submission: Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Instrument Acquisition or Development (06/16/2017)(link is external)
  7. NSF Updates (06/15/2017)(link is external)
  8. SAVE THE DATE: UM-Israel Partnership for Research & Education 6th Annual Conference & Poster Session (06/15/2017)(link is external)
  9. Sign Up for June 21 Navigate: Lunch and Learn - Space is Limited (06/15/2017)(link is external)
  10. Limited Submission Funding Opp: Searle Scholars Program 2018, due July 24 (06/02/2017)(link is external)
  11. RAPid June Funding Opportunities (06/02/2017)

May 2017 Updates

  1. Federal Agency SBIR/STRR Visit (05/19/2017)
  2. Reminder! RAN Is Next Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (05/11/2017)
  3. Reminder: 2017 Umor Staff Recognition Awards Program And Reception (05/11/2017)
  4. RAPid May Funding Opportunities (05/11/2017)
  5. The New Research Terms and Conditions - Uniform Guidance Implementation (05/09/2017)
  6. Reminder: 2017 Distinguished University Innovator Award (05/09/2017)
  7. Register For May RAN - Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (05/03/2017)
  8. eRPM Proposal Management System Update May 2017 (05/02/2017)

April 2017 Updates

  1. Funding Opportunity: National Service Engagement Faculty Travel Support (04/27/2017)
  2. 2017 UMOR Staff Recognition Awards Program And Reception (04/27/2017)
  3. Proposals Due May 8, 2017 - Data Science (04/26/2017)
  4. 2017 Distinguished University Innovator Award (04/25/2017)
  5. NSF Initiates A Pilot Requiring  A Spreadsheet Template For Identifying Collaborators And Other Affiliations (04/18/2017)
  6. NIH Competing Renewal Applications (04/18/2017)
  7. Recipients of Kirschstein-NRSA institutional training grants (T32, T35, T90, TL1) (04/17/2017)
  8. $1M+ in Funding Available from DiDi: Pre-proposals Extended to April 28 (04/14/2017)
  9. Government Team Project Representative Changes (04/07/2017)
  10. U-M And SJTU Call For Proposals Due May 8, 2017 (04/05/2017)
  11. The FY16 Uniform Guidance Single Audit is Complete! (04/03/2017)

March 2017 Updates

  1. $1M+ in Funding Available from DiDi: Pre-proposals due April 14 (03/28/2017)
  2. Mixed Methods Workshop: One Week Left to Register (03/23/2017)
  3. NIH Updates (03/21/2017)
  4. Update On Our FDP Clearinghouse Pilot - PHS Letter Of Commitment (03/21/2017)
  5. Have you checked out the Closeout Checklists?  (03/20/2017)
  6. Gates Grand Challenges Explorations now open  (03/20/2017)
  7. eRPM will be unavailable this weekend  (03/20/2017)
  8. RAPid March Funding Opportunities (03/03/2017)
  9. Help us shape Navigate programs to meet faculty and staff professional development needs!  (03/02/2017)
  10. Funding Opportunity: U-M Beijing Institute of Collaborative Innovation (BICI) Partnership Program  (03/01/2017)

February 2017 Updates

January 2017 Updates

December 2016 Updates

  1. NIH Competing Renewal (12/14/2016 )

November 2016 Updates

  1. Indirect Costs: New F&A Rates approved (11/28/2016)
  2. 2017 U-M Office of Research Staff Recognition Award Program – Call for Nominations (11/22/2016)
  3. 2017 UMOR Exceptional Service Award – Call for Nominations (11/22/2016)
  4. December Deadlines for Financial Status Reports and Invoices (11/18/2016)
  5. eRPM November 2016 Update (11/14/2016)
  6. Streamlined Agreement Acceptance (11/11/2016)
  7. ORSP Open House Invitation (11/3/2016)
  8. RAPid November Funding Opportunities (11/3/2016)

October 2016 Updates

  1. The RAP - Research Administration Post - Fall 2016 (10/28/2016)
  2. RAN is Tomorrow (10/12/2016)
  3. Distinguished University Innovator Award (10/12/2016)
  4. RAPid October Funding Opportunities (10/12/2016)
  5. Registration Open for RAN (10/3/2016)

September 2016 Updates

August 2016 Updates

  1. RAPid August Update - Research News and Funding Opportunities (08/17/2016)
  2. Society of Research Administrators International - Pre-Register for Michigan Chapter Meeting (08/04/2016)
  3. On Behalf of MICHR Pilot Grant Program - Round 21 RFA - Translational Science Award (08/01/2016)
  4. The RAP - August Funding Opportunities (08/01/2016)
  5. $4 Million - Toyota Research Institute Call for Proposals (08/01/2016)

July 2016 Updates

June 2016 Updates (link is external)

  1. eRPM June 2016 Update - Updates to MTAs, Hardships, and Grants.gov SF424 (06/27/2016)(link is external)
  2. Announcing our New Training Manager: David Mulder (06/21/2016)(link is external)
  3. RAMPing up for the next Research Administrator Mentoring Program (06/17/2016)(link is external)
  4. RAMP↑ Program Updates! Soliciting new participants! (06/16/2016)(link is external)
  5. Updates and Announcements for the RAAC (06/16/2016)(link is external)
  6. Announcing the Fall 2016 Navigate: Fundamentals Course (06/07/2016)(link is external)

May 2016 Updates

  1. Shanghai Jiao Tong University Collaboration - Budget Template Updated for Proposals Due June 1 (05/31/2016)(link is external)
  2. Announcing ORSP's New Assistant Director: Yvonne Sturt (05/31/2016)(link is external)
  3. Proposals Due June 1 - Sustaining Critical Infrastructures for Environment and Human Health (05/24/2016)(link is external)
  4. Register Now for Friday's RAN Meeting (05/17/2016)(link is external)
  5. Reminder: Michigan-Israel Partnership Meeting This Weekend (05/13/2016) (link is external)
  6. Changes Coming June 1st to the Army Research Office (ARO) IPR System (05/10/2016)(link is external)
  7. Register for RAN - Friday, May 20, 2016 (05/05/2016)(link is external)
  8. U-M and SJTU Call for Proposals Due June 1, 2016 (05/03/2016)(link is external)
  9. Validations implemented for Grants.gov FORMS-D submissions in eRPM (05/02/2016)

April 2016 Updates

March 2016 Updates

February 2016 Updates

  1. NIH Updates from ORSP  (02/04/2016)
  2. The RAP - Research Administration Post - January/February 2016 (02/02/2016)

January 2016 Updates

  1. RAN Reminder and Remote Login Details (01/29/2016)
  2. Grants.gov submitting to NIH with Subaward for February and March deadlines (01/28/2016)
  3. Time To Register For The February 2nd RAN Meeting! (01/20/2016)
  4. Research Staff Recognition Awards (01/14/2016)
  5. Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center, Inc. - Call For Pre-Proposals (01/12/2016)
  6. U-M MTRAC Transportation Program Request For Proposals (01/11/2016)
  7. Grants.gov (SF424) Application Enhancements and Changes (01/11/2016)
  8. Funding Opportunity from MTC - Deadline Extended to January 20, 2016 (01/11/2016)
  9. Request for Information: Research Partnership with Weizmann Institute and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (01/08/2016)

December 2015 Updates

  1. The RAP - Research Administration Post - December 2015 (12/17/2015)
  2. Funding Opportunity from MTC - Deadline Extended to January 20, 2016 (12/11/2015)
  3. Reminder: NIH Competing Renewal Applications (12/10/2015)

November 2015 Updates

  1. **THE RAP (Research Administration Post) - November 2015 (11/30/2015)

October 2015 Updates

  1. Video Announcement! Navigate Research at U-M (10/30/2015)
  2. eRPM System Updates - October 2015 (10/30/2015)
  3. Up to $100K in funding from U-M MTRAC (10/30/2015)
  4. RAP/RAPid Survey 2015 (10/16/2015 )
  5. Expanded Role for Daryl Weinert (10/16/2015)
  6. Social Sciences Annual Institute (SSAI) - Request for Proposals (10/15/2015)
  7. MIDAS RFPs for data science research awards (10/14/2015)
  8. NIH Loan Repayment Program: Help us Spread the Word (10/06/2015)
  9. RAN is Wednesday, October 7th - Register now! (10/05/2015)
  10. U-M Supports Adoption of Accelerated Clinical Trial Agreements (ACTA) (10/05/2015)

September 2015 Updates

  1. **THE RAP (Research Administration Post) - September 2015
  2. Your Action Requested: eRPM Performance Issues and Upcoming PAF Deadlines (09/29/2015)

August 2015 Updates

  1. ORSP and eResearch System Updates (08/20/2015)
  2. Finance and Research RAPid Updates (08/03/2015)
  3. NIH - Competing Renewal Applications Reminder (08/03/2015)

July 2015 Updates

  1. **The RAP (Research Administration Post) - June/July/August 2015

June 2015 Updates

  1. eRPM System Updates and Research Administration Impact (06/23/2015)
  2. Updates on Uniform Guidance Info Sessions (06/23/2015)
  3. Sign Up for Uniform Guidance Info Sessions (06/11/2015)
  4. RAMPing up for a new Research Administrator Mentoring Program (06/10/2015)
  5. RAMPing up for a new Research Administrator Mentoring Program (06/04/2015)

May 2015 Updates

  1. Last Chance to Share Training Input/Seeking Subject Matter Experts in Research Administration - Survey Due  (05/31/2015)
  2. RAPid NIH Updates from ORSP regarding Assist and Biosketches (05/16/2015) 
  3. Seeking Subject Matter Experts for New Research Admin Program (05/05/2015)
  4. Research Websites Launch on May 5th (05/01/2015)
  5. RAN Reminder - Monday, May 4, 2015 (04/29/2015)

April 2015 Updates

  1. Research Websites - Usability Study Invite (04/21/15)
  2. ** The RAP (Research Administration Post) - March/April 2015 (04/17/15)

March 2015 Updates

  1. Early Career Scientist Funding Opportunity - Gates, Simons and HHMI (03/31/2015)
  2. March 30-31: Strengthening the Roles of Universities in National Science Policymaking: Education, Research, and Engagement (03/27/2015)
  3. NIH - Competing Renewal Applications Reminder (03/27/2015)
  4. John Templeton Foundation - Multiple interdisciplinary RFPs (03/09/2015) 
  5. Gates Foundation Grand Challenges: Multiple RFPs (03/06/2015)
  6. Finding Health Research Funding Can Be Challenging (03/04/2015) 
  7. Ford Research Alliance - Box Lunch Information Session (03/03/2015) 

February 2015 Updates

  1. PEERRS courses unavailable next week (02/27/2015)
  2. February Updates: Research Administration Process Improvements (02/20/2015) 
  3. RAN Meeting Materials and Financial Services Unit Training (02/17/2015) 
  4. NSF Fastlane Update - NSF is Addressing Warning Issue (02/10/2015) 
  5. Please register now for Thursday's RAN meeting at the Michigan League (02/10/2015) 
  6. **The RAP (Research Administration Post) - January/February 2015 (02/05/2015)

January 2015 Updates

  1. $100k grant available from U-M's MTRAC- RFP opened on January 6, 2015 (01/16/2015) 
  2. MTC Second Round of Research Funding (01/16/2015) 
  3. A 5-minute survey on RAN meetings (01/15/2015) 
  4. eResearch Alert: SF424/Grants.gov validation error (01/12/2015) 

December 2014 Updates

  1. December Updates: Research Administration Process Improvements (12/19/2014)
  2. 2015 NSF Career Proposal Writing Workshop (12/18/2014) 
  3. Uniform Guidance - December Update (12/18/2014) 
  4. Budget Reallocation Update (12/17/2014) 
  5. Robert Wood Johnson - Healthy Eating CFP (12/11/2014)
  6. NIH Updates - Biosketch Changes and Resubmission Changes (12/09/2014) 
  7. Reminder: NIH Competing Renewal Applications (12/05/2014) 
  8. **The RAP (Research Administration Post) - November/December 2014 (12/03/2014)
  9. U-M MTRAC Request for Proposals opens on January 6, 2015 (12/02/2014) 
  10. Two Funding Opportunities in Social Science and Inequality Research (12/01/2014) 

November 2014 Updates

  1. Bosch Energy Research Network Faculty Research Grants - 2015 Call for Proposals (11/28/2014) 
  2. Select Funding Opportunities and Awards (11/26/2014) 
  3. Announcing New Project Budget Reallocation Functionality (11/06/2014) 
  4. Debbie Talley - Director of Sponsored Programs (11/06/2014)

October 2014 Updates

  1. U-M Office of Research - Call for Nominations for 2015 Research Faculty Awards (10/28/2014) 
  2. ** The RAP (Research Administration Post) - October 2014 (10/24/2014)
  3. Request for Proposals Social Sciences Annual Institute (SSAI) - Round Six (10/24/2014) 
  4. ORSP Government Team Update - Dedicated PRs Assigned! (10/16/2014) 
  5. 2015 Distinguished University Innovator Award - Call for Nominations (10/08/2014) 
  6. 2015 Research Staff Recognition Awards – Call for Nominations (10/07/2014) 
  7. A Research Community Update from ORSP (10/02/2014) 
  8. Reminder and Tips about Inventories for Biosafety Stewardship Month (10/01/2014) 

September 2014 Updates

  1. Research Administrators Network Meeting (RAN) (09/22/2014) 
  2. **The RAP (Research Administration Post) - September 2014 - Monthly Newsletter (09/19/2014)
  3. Registration Open for the Research Administrators Network (RAN) Meeting (09/11/2014) 
  4. A Research Community Update (09/11/2014) 
  5. Research Administration Mentoring Program Announcement (09/10/2014) 
  6. $100k award increase for U-M MTRAC (09/09/2014) 

August 2014 Updates

June 2014

May 2014

 

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References and Resources

The Research Administration Post (The RAP) and RAPid (immediate dispatch) Newsletters

Questions?

For questions regarding The RAP or related research communications, please contact Constance Colthorp (const@umich.edu or 734-647-4587) with any questions.