OSR News

November 2, 2018

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently released a revised NIH Grants Policy Statement (NIHGPS, rev. October 2018).  The NIHGPS makes available in a single document the policy requirements that serve as the terms and conditions of NIH...

October 24, 2018

NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRP) Applications for 2019The NIH LRPs are a set of programs designed to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical or biobehavioral research careers. The...

October 26, 2018

The process to initiate non-funded negotiations – that is, CDAs (confidential disclosure agreements), MTAs (material transfer agreements), and DUAs (data use agreements) – is now available in InfoEd. Starting today all requests for non-funded...

October 17, 2018

Beginning on October 16, 2018, each department or unit will have one primary contracts officer responsible for all contracts requiring negotiation (clinical trial agreements, sponsored research agreements, industry-funded clinical subcontracts,...

October 15, 2018

Beginning on October 15, 2018, all new competing grant proposals will be subject to OSR’s new Administrative Proposal Review Process. [Please note that administrative proposal review criteria specifically exclude corporate / pharmaceutical...

August 3, 2018

Please note a few changes in OSR as we approach the end of the fiscal year.  We are trying to meet year-end goals with a reduced staff and thus are setting some earlier deadlines. Two Grants Assistants have recently left OSR, but we have not yet...

June 26, 2018

Northwestern will implement the Uniform Guidance Procurement Standards for purchases on sponsored programs in the new fiscal year starting September 1, 2018, in accordance with government regulations 2 CFR 200.317-326. The primary goals of these...