OSR News

August 16, 2017

The Office for Research announces the addition of a new resource to the Researcher Tools section of its website: BenchSci, a free program that allows scientists to find antibody usage data in...

July 11, 2017

New Fringe Benefit Rates effective September 1, 2017 have been announced in a memo by the Office of Financial Operations and Office for Research.  All new proposals should utilize the new fringe benefit rates.  ...

April 3, 2017

This week Release 2 of the Research Portal launches. Building upon the initial releases from this past summer and fall, the latest release provides users the ability to view subcontract financials for each award, to filter sponsored projects for...

March 17, 2017

NIH Issues Interim Guidance on the Salary Cap for Grants and Cooperative AgreementsNOT-OD-17-049 was issued Friday, March 17, and authorizes institutions to rebudget, where appropriate and consistent with institutional base...

February 22, 2017

The Office for Sponsored Research (OSR) is pleased to announce a new SPOT mini-course and the launch of in-person sponsored project training courses:ONLINE: PROPOSAL BUDGETS 101A new addition to the Sponsored Project Online...

February 15, 2017

Northwestern has named Andrea Zakrzewski the interim director of the Office for Sponsored Research-Evanston, effective March 4.Zakrzewski is an accomplished research administrator with experience at both the departmental and school levels.  She...