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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.

 

 

 

 


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.