OSR News

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...

February 14, 2017

Since January 1st a number of new NIH policies have gone into effect related to:Final Research Performance Progress ReportsGood Clinical Practice TrainingClinical Trial Reporting RequirementsApplication Appendix MaterialsPost-submission...

January 19, 2017

Scheduled Downtime for the January Release:After scheduled downtime beginning at 9pm ET Wednesday, January 18th, eRA Commons and ASSIST will return to service by 7 a.m. ET Thursday, January 19, 2017 with new...

January 6, 2017

InfoEd will be unavailable beginning at 5pm on Thursday, January 5th for an upgrade, and will not be available again until 8am Monday, January 9th.For more information on the upcoming changes, as well as details on how you can attend a live or...

December 9, 2016

Enhancements to the ESPR (Electronic Sponsored Project Request) system are scheduled to implemented on Friday, December 9th.  ESPR will be unavailable at this time, and users will not be able access or submit requests or enter approvals into the...