Over the past few months several new OSP eReports have been released. These reports have been developed with input from representatives from users on campus.
Currently, Fee for Service (FFS) agreements are processed at UAB by University Contracts and are assessed a 5% of revenue administrative processing fee. As Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs are not currently assessed on those FFS activities related to research, UAB academic units do not receive any F&A distributions in support of their research missions, despite the fact that these FFS activities result in true research infrastructure expenses. In addition, current FFS activities are not counted toward UAB’s national metrics on research expenditures (e.g., NSF HERD, etc).
As such, and consistent with practices of peer institutions, all agreements (and contract renewals) with terms beginning on or after July 1, 2016 for research-related FFS contracts will be processed by the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and be assessed F&A at a rate of 30% on cash received. Budgets for research-related FFS contracts should include recovery of full direct costs in accordance with the University’s Direct Costs Policy (available on Financial Affairs website) and the appropriate F&A rate as described above.
The UAB Office of Sponsored Programs is pleased to announce the newly revised procedure for review of NIH proposal submissions for large submission deadlines involving NIH Research Project Grants (R01), Research Career Development Awards (K) and Research Fellowship (F) proposals. In order to review NIH proposals as quickly as possible, OSP has implemented a proposal review pool which will allow OSP to introduce additional reviewers to assist with proposal review when needed.
NIH proposal submissions to OSP for deadline dates of June 5th and July 5th (R01), June 12th and July 12th (K) and August 8th and 13th (F), will be assigned rotating through a pool of reviewers instead of an assignment to a specific officer by department. The reviewer will be identified in the Receipt of Submission email once a complete submission is received by OSP. This change is effective immediately.
NOTE: This is only applicable to new NIH proposal submissions for the above mentioned NIH deadlines. All other NIH proposal submission deadlines will be routed to the officer assigned to your specific department. All NIH awards will continue to be processed by the OSP officer assigned to your specific area.
Please continue to follow the OSP Review Plan to ensure that your reviewer has sufficient time to properly review the proposal.
Please forward any questions regarding the NIH proposal review process to Tim Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
The Office of Sponsored Programs is pleased to announce the launch of our new OSP website. The new OSP website offers users a more efficient navigational design structure with enhanced content categories.
For more information about changes to the new OSP website, please visit our welcome page. If you currently have forms or pages from our existing website bookmarked, these links should be automatically redirected to the new the website content.
For additional information, please contact Mike Matthews at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jonathan Price at email@example.com.
Center for Center for Disability Health and Rehabilitation Science presents
Professor Robert W. Motl, PhDDepartment of Kinesiology and Community Health Neuroscience ProgramUniversity of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign:
Physical Activity and Multiple Sclerosis - What We’ve Learned and Where We Need To Go
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:00-1 p.m.School of Health Professions Building Executive Learning Center, Room 640
Bring Your Lunch
Beverages will be provided
To RSVP, please contact Jane Moore at (205) 934-5909 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Noon Wednesday 4/13
The mission of PREP is to fund the UAB community in innovative research; contributing to the evidence base of palliative and supportive care and enhancing the prospect for external funding opportunities. Funding is one year. Funds will be available beginning October 1, 2016. One award will support research in the areas of: nutrition as it relates to palliative, supportive, or survivorship care; or nutrition as it relates to cancer. Two to three awards, not exceeding $25K each, will support research in the areas of, but are not limited to: aging, HIV/AIDS, or cancer in the context of palliative, supportive, or survivorship care.
MISSION: The mission of the KL2 program is to prepare independent investigators to pursue careers focused on translating research evidence into practice and to evaluate the benefits and harms of different strategies and interventions on patient outcomes.
Mentored Research Training - Multidisciplinary mentored research training is the backbone of the program and fundamental to successful career development. The program includes a partnership of CCTS Partner Network Institutions and their respective interdisciplinary research centers, offering a large and diverse pool of experienced Mentors
Didactic Training - Scholars are strongly encouraged to participate in a combination of courses and seminars to address specific training goals tailored to their background, experience, career objectives and interests.
Support for Training Related Expenses - For each appointed KL2 Scholar, limited funds are available to support annual research-related expenditures, including but not limited to tuition and fees, travel, and research staff.
KEY DATES: We will be accepting full applications for this KL2 Scholar slot until July 1, 2016. The application deemed meritorious by the selection committee will have a start date of no later than November 1, 2016.