OSR News

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...

June 8, 2018

InfoEd is being upgraded on June 20 to provide an updated user interface. Changes include:New interface styling, additional items moved from icons to buttonsReintroduced the ability to export a blank budget formMore consistent upload options...

March 27, 2018

InfoEd will be enhanced Friday, March 30, 2018 to provide salary information from myHR when budgeting new proposals. Salary information will become available on Monday, April 2. This new functionality will help streamline the proposal development...

March 15, 2018

Effective March 26, 2018, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is introducing a new account management and registration process that will provide each user with a single profile and unique identifier (i.e., NSF ID) for signing in to FastLane and...

March 12, 2018

FY2018 Executive Level II Salary Limit ($189,600) Now Applicable to NIH AwardsNIH awards (in addition to proposals) may now use the FY2018 salary limitation for Executive Level II of $189,600.  A recently released NIH Notice (...