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Newsletter Archives

Following are archives of issues of The RAP (Research Administration Post) newsletter (now published 3-4 times per year) and the more time-sensitive RAPid (RAP-Immediate Dispatch) announcements that are published on an as-needed basis. Additionally, on a monthly basis, we publish RAPid Funding Opportunities.

 


 

 

 

 


August 2020 Updates

  1. A New Navigate Webinar: "Sign PAF" Requirement for Investigators & "Other Support” Review (08/17/2020)
  2. Your My LINC Research Administration Course Will Be Updated (08/11/2020)
  3. New Requirement - All Investigators Required to Sign PAF (08/05/2020)

July 2020 Updates

  1. Resuming Standard Deadline Policies on August 17 (07/31/2020)
  2. Your My LINC Research Administration Course Will Be Updated (07/29/2020)
  3. Navigate Webinar Materials Available (07/22/2020)
  4. Tracking costs associated with response to COVID outbreak (07/17/2020)
  5. Important Notice: Charging Idle Employee Salaries (07/16/2020)
  6. Register Now for a New Navigate Webinar: NSF Biosketch and SciENcv (07/07/2020)

June 2020 Updates

  1. eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) Version 5.8 Update (06/29/2020)
  2. 2020 Distinguished University Innovator Award - Call for Nominations (06/19/2020)
  3. eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) SF-424 Update (06/15/2020)
  4. Requirements for NIH Reports (06/12/2020)
  5. Enhanced Effort Recertification Memo (06/10/2020)
  6. New PEERRS Course and Revised Training Requirement (06/08/2020)
  7. eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) SF-424 Grants.gov (06/01/2020)

May 2020 Updates

  1. NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (05/29/2020)
  2. Research Administrators' Network - Meeting Materials and Survey (05/27/2020)
  3. RAN is Today! (05/20/2020)
  4. Remember to Register for the RAN  Zoom! (05/18/2020)
  5. Allocation of Personnel Costs During Unexpected or Extraordinary Circumstances (05/15/2020)
  6. Summer Salaries - Standard Operating Procedure (05/14/2020)
  7. RAN is next week via Zoom! (05/13/2020)
  8. Navigate Webinar Video and Materials Now Available (05/12/2020)

April 2020 Updates

  1. Important Update for Industry-Sponsored Research Agreements (04/28/2020)
  2. The RAP - Sponsor-Specific Updates - Spring 2020 (04/17/2020)
  3. The RAP - Sponsor-Specific Updates - Spring 2020 (04/16/2020)
  4. Register Now for a New Navigate Webinar: NIH Biosketch and SciENcv (04/16/2020)
  5. eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) Update to be Affected by eRA Systems Cloud Migration (04/14/2020)
  6. Submit any Stop Work Orders to ORSP as soon as possible. (04/06/2020)
  7. NSF-approved Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support Formats (04/01/2020)

March 2020 Updates

  1. NIH Late Application Guideline Update (03/27/2020)
  2. ORSP Operations Entirely Digital During Gov. Whitmer’s Order (03/23/2020)
  3. How We'll Help Prioritize COVID-19 Research (03/23/2020)
  4. eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) Update for SF-424/Grants.gov Application Enhancements (03/23/2020)
  5. ORSP Staff Updates (03/18/2020)
  6. COVID-19 Announcements (03/16/2020)
  7. eResearch Proposal Management Update (03/09/2020)
  8. RAN Meeting Materials and Video Now Available (03/06/2020)
  9. System Enhancements with M-Reports and M-Pathways (03/04/2020)
  10. Navigate Recognition Lunch (03/04/2020)
  11. Applications are now being accepted for Navigate: Advance Budgeting: Task-Based Budgets (03/03/2020)
  12. The RAP - Events & Professional Development Updates - Winter 2020 (03/02/2020)

February 2020 Updates

  1. The RAP - NSF - Sponsor-Specific Updates - Winter 2020 (02/28/2020)
  2. The RAP - NIH - Sponsor-Specific Updates - Winter 2020 (02/25/2020)
  3. The RAP - Events & Professional Development Updates - Winter 2020 (02/25/2020)
  4. The RAP - General News - Winter 2020 (02/25/2020)
  5. Navigate: Budgeting Basics for Sponsored Projects (02/25/2020)
  6. Navigate: Fundamentals! (02/18/2020)
  7. RAN - Register now for the February 25, 2020, Research Administrators' Network Meeting (02/12/2020)
  8. NIH - Sponsor-Specific Update - Salary Cap (02/06/2020)
  9. NSF - Sponsor-Specific Update - PAPPG (02/06/2020)
  10. NASA - Novel Coronavirus Guidance (02/05/2020)
  11. Navigate: Fundamentals Course Reminder (02/04/2020)

January 2020 Updates

  1. Mixed methods research training opportunities in 2020 (01/30/2020)
  2. Announcing a New Navigate: Lunch & Learn Session (01/28/2020)
  3. eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) Update for SF-424/Grants.gov Application (01/22/2020)
  4. Announcing the Navigate Spring 2020 Course Schedule (01/21/2020)
  5. aiM Higher - Sign up to join the CRA Study Group (01/20/2020)
  6. New Navigate: E-ssentials eLearning Modules (01/09/2020)
  7. eResearch Proposal Management Update (01/06/2020)
  8. Contracts and Funding Agreements must be "finalized" prior to ORSP review (01/02/2020)

December 2019 Updates

  1. Toyota Research Institute University Research Program (12/20/2019)
  2. NIH Emphasizes Other Support (12/19/2019)
  3. The RAP -  NSF - Sponsor-Specific Updates (12/18/2019)
  4. Preparing for U-M's New Proposal Submission Deadline Policy (12/18/2019)
  5. Deadline Policy Interchange Video Available After Event (12/05/2019)
  6. Join ORSP and ITS tomorrow for a Deadline Policy Interchange (12/04/2019)
  7. ORSP and Sponsored Programs - 2019-2020 Holiday Schedule (12/04/2019)

November 2019 Updates

  1. Preparing for U-M's New Proposal Submission Deadline Policy (11/22/2019)
  2. Research Administrators' Network - Meeting Materials and Survey (11/18/2019)
  3. ORSP and Sponsored Programs - 2019-2020 Holiday Schedule (11/11/2019)
  4. NSF - System Outage November 8 - November 12, 2019 (11/08/2019)
  5. M-Report Enhancement (11/01/2019)

October 2019 Updates

  1. A few seats remain for the Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles - Due Friday, October 25th (10/21/2019)
  2. Reminder to register for the new Sponsor Navigate: Lunch & Learn Series (10/17/2019)
  3. Reminder to register now for the October 15, 2019, Research Administrators' Network Meeting (10/11/2019)
  4. Reminder to Register for Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles (10/08/2019)
  5. ORSP Processing Changes (10/07/2019)
  6. Register now for the October 15, 2019, Research Administrators' Network Meeting (10/01/2019)

September 2019 Updates

  1. Reminder to Register for Navigate: Advance Budgeting (09/30/2019)
  2. It's National Research Administration Day (09/25/2019)
  3. New M-Reports Feature - The Flexibility to Show Cents (09/17/2019)
  4. Introducing a new Navigate: Lunch & Learn Series (09/17/2019)
  5. Announcing the Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles (09/16/2019
  6. ORCID IDs will be required for NIH 2020 Research Training, Fellowship, Research Education, and Career Development Awards (09/12/2019)
  7. NIH Loan Repayment Program: Applications Cycle Now Open (09/12/2019)
  8. Navigate: Advance Budgeting - Internal Proposals with Cost Sharing (09/09/2019)
  9. eResearch Proposal Management Update (09/09/2019)
  10. Transition to New Subrecipient Form (09/06/2019)
  11. ORSP PAF Processing Changes Coming September 30, 2019 (09/04/2019)

August 2019 Updates

  1. Reminder - Predefined BusinessObjects Queries Webinar (08/26/2019)
  2. eResearch Proposal Management Update (08/26/2019)
  3. New Navigate: E-ssentials e-Learning Modules (08/26/2019)
  4. NSF-approved Biographical Sketch Format (08/22/2019)
  5. Reminder to Register for two Navigate Courses: Advance Budgeting: Task-Based Budgets and Budgeting Basics (08/22/2019)
  6. Navigate: Fundamentals Course Reminder (08/19/2019)
  7. Predefined BusinessObjects Queries Webinar (08/15/2019)
  8. New convention for non-federal sponsored project shortcodes (08/08/2019)
  9. Sign Up for Navigate: Fundamentals Course (08/05/2019)

July 2019 Updates

  1. Sign up for navigate: budgeting basics for sponsored projects (07/31/2019)
  2. eResearch Proposal Management Update (07/22/2019)
  3. Lunch & Learn Preference Survey (07/17/2019)
  4. eResearch Proposal Management July 22, 2019 Update (07/15/2019)
  5. RAMPing up for the Research Administration Mentoring Program (07/15/2019)
  6. aiM Higher - Sign up to join the CRA Study Group (07/02/2019)

June 2019 Updates

  1. Reminder:  NIH Foreign Collaboration Disclosure Requirements (06/25/2019)
  2. The RAP - July Funding Opportunities (06/17/2019)
  3. The RAP - Survey for Principal Investigators using Research.gov or FastLane (06/17/2019)
  4. Research Administrators' Network - Meeting Materials and Survey (06/04/2019)

May 2019 Updates

  1. Reminder:  NIH Foreign Collaboration Disclosure Requirements (05/29/2019)
  2. Reminder to Register for the May 23, 2019, Research Administrators' Network Meeting (05/21/2019)
  3. Navigate: Advance Budgeting: Task-Based Budgets (05/20/2019)
  4. Sign Up for the June 18, 2019 Navigate: Lunch & Learn (05/17/2019)
  5. Register for the May 23, 2019, Research Administrators' Network Meeting! (05/14/2019)
  6. Update on Strategic Supplier Program and Federal Sponsored Projects (05/14/2019)
  7. eResearch Proposal Management May 2019 Update (05/06/2019)
  8. The RAP - May Funding Opportunities (05/03/2019)

April 2019 Updates

  1. 2019 Distinguished University Innovator Award - Call for Nominations (04/30/2019)
  2. Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles for Spring 2019 (04/30/2019)
  3. New Release Date For Upcoming PAF Question Changes:  May6 (04/25/2019)
  4. NIH Guidelines Regarding Foreign Entities: Important Clarification (04/25/2019)
  5. New Navigate: E-ssentials eLearning Modules (04/24/2019)
  6. Reminder to Apply for Navigate: Budgeting Basics for Sponsored Projects (04/17/2019)
  7. Upcoming PAF Question Changes - What You Need to Know (04/15/2019)
  8. Announcing the Navigate: Advanced Budgeting - Department of Defense (DoD) Budgets Course (04/11/2019)
  9. Update on Strategic Supplier Program (04/10/2019)
  10. Reminder to Apply for Navigate: Budgeting Basics for Sponsored Projects - Space is Limited (04/10/2019)
  11. Pivot Training Workshops (04/09/2019)
  12. The RAP - April Funding Opportunities (04/09/2019)
  13. Research Administrators' Network Survey Available (04/09/2019)
  14. Announcing the Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles (04/09/2019)

March 2019 Updates

  1. Reminder to Register for Navigate: Advance Budgeting Selected Topics Courses (03/26/2019)
  2. eRPM Deliverables Functionality (03/26/2019)
  3. eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) Update for SF424 Grants.gov Enhancements (03/25/2019)
  4. Pivot Training Workshops (03/20/2019)
  5. Stay on top of federal and foundation funding opportunities (03/20/2019)
  6. Register Now for the April 19 BusinessObjects Overview Lunch & Learn (03/19/2019)
  7. RAN Materials and Post-Meeting Survey Available (03/19/2019)
  8. U-M-JITRI Collaboration Program Faculty Fellow Award (03/19/2019)
  9. MICHR Pilot Grant Program - Pathway Awards (03/15/2019)
  10. Mixed methods training opportunities ahead. (03/14/2019)
  11. Register for an April 5 Town Hall Session (03/12/2019)
  12. Sign Up for Navigate: Budgeting Basics for Sponsored Projects - Space is Limited (03/06/2019)

February 2019 Updates

  1. Two Navigate: Advance Budgeting Selected Topics Courses (02/28/2019)
  2. Reminder to Register for the February 26, 2019, Research Administrators' Network Meeting! (02/26/2019)
  3. Award and Award Modification Functionality (02/25/2019)
  4. Center for Japanese Studies Grant Opportunities (02/22/2019)
  5. Reminder to Register for the February 26, 2019, Research Administrators' Network Meeting! (02/22/2019)
  6. Register for the February 26, 2019, Research Administrators' Network Meeting! (02/19/2019)
  7. Navigate: Fundamentals Course Reminder (02/14/2019)
  8. The RAP - February Funding Opportunities (02/12/2019)
  9. New Navigate: E-ssentials eLearning Modules (02/11/2019)
  10. Navigate: Fundamentals Course Reminder and Date Change for Day 3 (02/07/2019)
  11. Register Now for the February 28 BusinessObjects Overview Lunch & Learn (02/06/2019)
  12. New Deadlines for NSF Opportunities (02/01/2019)

January 2019 Updates

  1. ORSP Plans During Emergency Reduction of Operations (01/29/2019)
  2. Navigate: Fundamentals Course (01/29/2019)
  3. Important Government Sponsor Update (01-25-2019)
  4. $100K MTRAC Transportation Award (01/25/2019)
  5. New!  PEERRS Human Subjects Research Protections Course (01/18/2019)
  6. New Navigate: E-ssentials eLearning Modules (01/17/2019)
  7. The RAP - January Funding Opportunities (01/16/2019)

December 2018 Updates

  1. NIH Competing Renewal Applications (12/24/2018)
  2. The RAP - Research Administration Post - Winter 2018 (12/21/2018)
  3. Request for Public Comment on Export Controls - Emerging Technologies (12/20/2018)
  4. Fall 2018 U-M New Certified Research Administrators (12/19/2018)
  5. aiM Higher - Sign up to join the CRA Study Group (12/19/2018)
  6. The RAP - Sponsor-Specific Updates (12/18/2018)
  7. ORSP Holiday Updates (12/17/2018)
  8. The RAP - Sponsor-Specific Updates (12/13/2018)
  9. The RAP - December Funding Opportunities (12/13/2018)
  10. Sponsored Programs - 2018-2019 Holiday Schedule (12/13/2018)
  11. ORSP Holiday Updates (12/11/2018)
  12. eRPM December 2018 Update (12/10/2018)
  13. ORSP and Sponsored Programs - 2018-2019 Holiday Schedule (12/07/2018)
  14. eRPM Data Set Webinar is Today! (12/04/2018)
  15. ORSP Holiday Newsletter - Special Edition (12/03/2018)

November 2018 Updates

  1. Deadline Extended. Navigate: Advanced Budgeting - Internal Proposals (11/30/2018)
  2. New!  U-M Faculty/PI On-boarding and Off-boarding Checklists for Research (11/28/2018)
  3. Reminder to Register for Navigate: Advanced Budgeting - Internal Proposals (11/26/2018)
  4. Date Change Within! Sharing our 2018-2019 Schedule of Hours and Closings (11/19/2018)
  5. ORSP Response Time Goals (11/19/2018)
  6. ORSP and Sponsored Programs - Sharing our 2018-2019 Schedule of Hours and Closings (11/19/2018)
  7. Reminder for Navigate: Advanced Budgeting Selected Topics (11/15/2018)
  8. Plan Ahead - December Deadlines for Financial Status Reports and Invoices (11/12/2018)
  9. Navigate: E-ssentials eLearning Modules (11/02/2018)
  10. Research Administrators' Network Meeting Key Updates and Resources (11/02/18)
  11. RAPid November Funding Opportunities (11/01/2018)
  12. Apply now! (11/01/2018)

October 2018 Updates

  1. Daryl Weinert leaving for Carnegie Mellon University (10/29/2018)
  2. Final Reminder to Sign Up for Navigate: Budgeting Basics for Sponsored Projects (10/26/2018)
  3. RAN Materials and Post-Meeting Survey Available (10/23/2018)
  4. Navigate: UG Course for Fall 2018! (10/19/2018)
  5. Daryl Weinert leaving for Carnegie Mellon University (10/18/2018)
  6. Sign Up for Navigate: Budgeting Basics for Sponsored Projects - Space is Limited (10/17/2018)
  7. Working with RPPRs at U-M (10/17/2018)
  8. RAN is Tomorrow! (10/17/2018)
  9. November 1, 2018 Navigate: Lunch & Learn Update (10/16/2018)
  10. CCAT Funding Opportunity and Q&A Session (10/11/2018)
  11. A Message for the RAAC Members (10/10/2018)
  12. RAPid October Funding Opportunities (10/08/2018)
  13. Register for the October 18, 2018, Research Administrators' Network Meeting! (10/08/2018)
  14. eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) Update for SF424 Grants.gov Enhancements (10/08/2018)
  15. Sign Up for Navigate: Budgeting Basics for Sponsored Projects - Space is Limited (10/03/2018)
  16. Proposal Management and Award Management Functionality (10/01/2018)

September 2018 Updates

  1. National Research Administrator Day (09/25/2018)
  2. Announcing the Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles (09/25/2018)
  3. Sign Up for November 1, 2018 Navigate: Lunch and Learn (09/24/2018)
  4. New Federal Uniform Guidance Regulations Implemented (09/14/2018)
  5. NIH Loan Repayment Program: Applications Cycle Open Now and Due November 15, 2018 (09/14/2018)
  6. RAPid September Funding Opportunities (09/13/2018)
  7. Driving Research Excellence (09/13/2018)
  8. eRPM September 2018 Update (09/10/2018)
  9. Navigate: Fundamentals Course Reminder (09/05/2018)

August 2018 Updates

  1. Navigate: Fundamentals Course (08/21/2018)
  2. New Award Management Functionality (08/20/2018)
  3. Facebook Call for Proposals (08/15/2018)
  4. RAPid August Funding Opportunities (08/14/2018)
  5. New Award Management Functionality in eRPM - Action Needed - Information Session (08/14/2018)
  6. New Award Management Functionality in eRPM - Action Needed to Remove Holds (08/03/2018)
  7. Toyota Research Institute Call for Proposals - Due October 12 (08/02/2018)

July 2018 Updates

  1. New Award Management Functionality in eRPM (07/26/2018)
  2. NIH Competing Renewal Applications (07/20/2018)
  3. Apply or register now! (07/19/2018)
  4. Reminder: Sign Up for July 24, 2018 Navigate: Lunch and Learn (07/12/2018)
  5. Navigate: Advanced Budgeting - Internal Proposals Course for Summer 2018! (07/11/2018)
  6. ORSP Internal News - Week of July 9, 2018 (07/10/2018)
  7. Navigate: UG Course for Summer 2018! (07/10/2018)
  8. aiM Higher - Sign up to join the CRA Study Group (07/09/2018)
  9. RAMPing up for the Research Administrator Mentoring Program (07/03/2018)

June 2018 Updates

  1. Sign Up for July 24, 2018 Navigate: Lunch and Learn (06/27/2018)
  2. Apply or register now! (06/27/2018)
  3. Revised Policy: Institutional Conflicts of Interest (ICOI) in Research (06/27/2018)
  4. Mcity Funding Opportunity (06/26/2018)
  5. Alibaba Funding Opportunity (06/22/2018)
  6. Reminder: Navigate: Lunch and Learn (06/14/2018)
  7. RAPid June Funding Opportunities (06/05/2018)
  8. Open House for Tom Zdeba's Retirement (06/05/2018)
  9. Important NSF Updates (06/04/2018)

May 2018 Updates

  1. NIH Updates - The Human Subjects System (HSS) will replace the Inclusion Management System (IMS) (05/31/2018)
  2. New Award Management Functionality in eRPM (05/31/2018)
  3. Sign Up for June 22, 2018 Navigate: Lunch and Learn (05/30/2018)
  4. Open House for Tom Zdeba's Retirement (05/24/2018)
  5. Reminder - Sign Up for Navigate: Budgeting Basics for Sponsored Projects (05/21/2018)
  6. eRPM Sandbox data will be purged on May 23 at 5 p.m. (05/18/2018)
  7. RAN Materials and Post-Meeting Survey Available (05/17/2018)
  8. Funding Opportunity: U-M Beijing Institute of Collaborative Innovation (BICI) Partnership Program Call for Proposals (05/17/2018)
  9. RAPid May Funding Opportunities (05/16/2018)
  10. Register for tomorrow's Research Administrators' Network Meeting! (05/14/2018)
  11. New NIH trainee stipend levels FY18 (05/10/2018)
  12. Reminder: 2018 UMOR Staff Recognition Awards Program and Reception (05/09/2018)
  13. Register for the May 15, 2018, Research Administrators' Network Meeting! (05/07/2018)
  14. Register for the May 12, 2018, Research Administrators' Network Meeting! (05/07/2018)
  15. Sign Up for Navigate: Budgeting Basics for Sponsored Projects - Space is Limited (05/01/2018)

April 2018 Updates

  1. 2018 UMOR Staff Recognition Awards Program and Reception (04/25/2018)
  2. Navigate: Lunch and Learn Spring 2018 Registration Announcement (04/24/2018)
  3. NIH Competing Renewal Applications (04/12/2018)
  4. RAPid April Funding Opportunities (04/12/2018)

March 2018 Updates

  1. NIH Updates from ORSP (03/27/2018)
  2. Reminder: Last Call for Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles - Held at UM-Dearborn (3/20/2018)
  3. Important NSF Updates (3/20/2018)
  4. RAPid March Funding Opportunities (3/20/2018)
  5. Celebrate Research - May 3, 2018 - You are invited (03/20/2018)
  6. Navigate: Fundamentals Participants Selected - Your Commitment is Essential (03/08/2018)
  7. $100K Award Opportunity-Deadline Approaching (03/06/2018)
  8. RAN Materials and Post-Meeting Survey Available (3/2/2018)

February 2018 Updates

  1. Reminder: 2018 Distinguished University Innovator Award - Call for Nominations – (02/26/2018)
  2. eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) Update for SF424 Grants.gov Proposal Submitter – (02/26/2018)
  3. Application Due Date Extended for Navigate Courses – (02/21/2018)
  4. Register Now for RAN - Thursday, February 22, 2018 – (02/15/2018)
  5. Reminder - Applications for Navigate: Fundamentals are Due February 22, 2018 – (02/14/2018)
  6. Reminder: Applications for Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles are Due February 22, 2018 – (02/14/2018)
  7. Bioscience Research Proposal Funding Opportunities – (02/12/2018)
  8. RAPid February Funding Opportunities - (2/9/2018)
  9. eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) Update for SF424 Grants.gov Proposal Submitter – (02/06/2018)
  10. aiM Higher - Sign up to join the CRA Study Group – (02/01/2018)
  11. New Grants Aim to Integrate Research, Clinics, and Patients – (02/01/2018)

January 2018 Updates

  1. Reminder: UMOR Research Faculty Awards - Call for Nominations – (01/30/2018)
  2. NIH Grant Application Instruction – (01/30/2018)
  3. Sign Up for February 8, 2018 Navigate: Lunch and Learn - Space is Limited – (01/29/2018)
  4. Announcing the Next Navigate: Fundamentals Course – (01/25/2018)
  5. Announcing the Next Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles – (01/25/2018)
  6. Call for Proposals: MTRAC Transportation $100K Award – (01/24/2018)
  7. SF424 Grants.gov Proposal - Subject Study Title Character Limit Issue – (01/23/2018)
  8. Pending Government Shutdown – (01/19/2018
  9. Navigate: Winter 2018 Course Announcement – (01/19/2018)
  10. Interested in learning about the use of mixed methods in intervention studies? – (01/19/2018)
  11. Reminder: U-M Office of Research Exceptional Service Award - Call for Nominations – (01/18/2018)
  12. Reminder: U-M Office of Research Staff Recognition Award Program - Call for Nominations – (01/17/2018)
  13. 2018 Distinguished University Innovator Award - Call for Nominations – (01/09/2018)
  14. RAPid January Funding Opportunities – (01/08/2018)
  15. The RAP - Research Administration Post - Fall 2017/Winter 2018 – (01/02/2018)

December 2017 Updates

  1. Michigan-Israel Partnership for Research and Education (RFA)- Application Deadline January 31, 2018 (12/15/2017)
  2. NIH Competing Renewal Applications (12/14/2017)
  3. December Deadlines for Financial Status Reports and Invoices (12/13/2017)
  4. eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) Updated Language for Clinical Trials and Grants.gov Workspace - December 11, 2017 4.8 Release (12/11/2017)
  5. [MIDAS] The Data Science for Music Challenge Initiative (12/08/2017)
  6. A Research Community Update - ORSP 2017-2018 Holiday Schedule (12/06/2017)
  7. RAPid December Funding Opportunities (12/04/2017)
  8. December eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) SF424 Update - December 2, 2017 (12/04/2017)
  9. 2018 Research Faculty Awards - Call for Nominations (12/01/2017)

November 2017 Updates

  1. MICDE Catalyst Grants for Computational Research (11/27/2017)
  2. December Deadlines for Financial Status Reports and Invoices (11/22/2017)
  3. Facebook Research Seeks Faculty Applications (11/21/2017)
  4. Get Healthy OVPR! (11/16/2017)
  5. RADs Update:  2018 Common Rule and NIH Changes (11/14/2017)
  6. Apply now for prestigious Packard Fellowships, due January 15 (11/14/2017)
  7. 2018 U-M Office of Research Exceptional Service Award - Call for Nominations (11/07/2017)
  8. RAPid November Funding Opportunities (11/06/2017)
  9. 2018 U-M Office of Research Staff Recognition Award Program - Call for Nominations (11/02/2017)
  10. NIH Forms E, Clinical Trials Definition, and sIRB Updates (11/01/2017)

October 2017 Updates

  1.  Reminder: Accepting Applications for Navigate: Fundamentals and Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles (10/17/2017) 
  2.  Register Now for RAN - Tuesday, October 24, 2017 (10/13/2017)
  3.  RAPid October Funding Opportunities (10/13/2017)
  4.  eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) - September Update (10/02/2017)

September 2017 Updates

  1.  September RAPid Updates (09/29/2017)
  2.  Accepting Applications for Navigate: Fundamentals and Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles (09/27/2017)
  3.  NIH Loan Repayment Webinar and Campus Info Session (09/26/2017)
  4.  Reminder - Navigate: Advanced Budgeting II Applications EXTENDED to September 29, 2017 (09/22/2017)
  5.  Register Today for the Michigan Mixed Methods November Workshop (09/21/2017)
  6.  RAPid September Funding Opportunities (09/21/2017)
  7.  Sign Up for October 20 Navigate: Lunch and Learn - Space is Limited (09/19/2017)
  8.  NIH emphasizes that applications must be complete and compliant at time of submission (09/19/2017)
  9.  NIH Loan Repayment Program: Applications Cycle Open Now and Due November 15, 2017 (09/14/2017)
  10.  Reminder - Navigate: Advanced Budgeting II Applications are Due September 22, 2017 (09/13/2017)
  11.  NSF Call for Nominations: 2018 Alan T. Waterman Award (09/05/2017)
  12.  Improvements coming to eResearch SF424 Forms - 8.3 Release (09/01/2017)

August 2017 Updates

  1. Announcing Navigate: Advanced Budgeting II Pilot Courses for Fall 2017! (08/31/2017 )
  2. Toyota Research Institute Call for Proposals - Due October 15 (08/29/2017)
  3. Reminder - MCTI Funding Opportunity  (08/23/2017)
  4. Reminder - Applications for Navigate: Advanced Budgeting I are due August 28, 2017 (08/22/2017)
  5. NIH Webinar on Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) (08/17/2017)
  6. MCTI Funding Opportunity (08/14/2017)
  7. RAPid August Funding Opportunities (08/04/2017)
  8. Reminder - Application for aiM Higher - CRA Study Group is due August 15, 2017 (08/04/2017)
  9. Announcing Navigate: Advanced Budgeting I Courses for Fall 2017! (08/01/2017)
  10. 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: Fundamentals Course (07/10/2017)(link is external)
  7. 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)
  2. eRPM June 2017 Update (06/26/2017)
  3. The RAP - Research Administration Post - Spring/Summer 2017 (06/23/2017)
  4. RAMPing up for the Fourth Research Administrator Mentoring Program (06/23/2017)
  5. Sign Up for June 30 Navigate: Uniform Guidance - Space is Limited (06/22/2017)
  6. Seeking Research Administration Mentoring Program Participants (06/22/2017)
  7. NSF Updates (06/15/2017)
  8. Sign Up for June 21 Navigate: Lunch and Learn - Space is Limited (06/15/2017)
  9. SAVE THE DATE: UM-Israel Partnership for Research & Education 6th Annual Conference & Poster Session (06/15/2017)
  10. 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 (12/16/2016 )
  2. 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) 

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

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