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UAB News​:  Research Focus

UAB looks to build on many 2014 successes in the new year
Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
UAB will showcase new way to secure mobile devices at DHS conference
Computer and Information Sciences researchers introduce a secure framework for protecting users while employing apps accessing location information.
Harper to serve on VA National Academic Affiliations Council
School of Nursing dean receives second appointment from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in 2014.
Khaled wins Fulbright-Nehru award to combat diabetes in India
Mohammad Khaled, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, was awarded a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award to develop and improve research and teaching efforts in India related to Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
UAB’s federal research funding up significantly
A one-year, 20 percent increase in research grants elevates UAB to No. 10 among public universities receiving National Institutes of Health funding.

​Announcements

  • Funding Application Submissions to the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)

    In a continuing effort to partner with UAB faculty to ensure the timely and efficient processing of funding application submissions to the OSP, and in conjunction with the recently announced OSP Review Plan, the following changes are effective Wednesday, December 3, 2014;

    Submissions to the OSP must include all required documents or the submission will be placed in an IRAP status of “Incomplete Submission” and will not be review or processed until the complete submission is received. A listing of required documents for each submission type can be found at OSP Required Documents - Federal and Non Profit and OSP Required Documents for Non-Federal and For Profit. In order to be considered complete funding application submissions that:

    • require SF424 application forms must be submitted to the OSP Dropbox simultaneously with the submission of other required documents to osp@uab.edu;
    • are ASSIST submissions must include the application identifier in the application package e-mail; and
    • are NSF submissions must be in FastLane’s view/edit mode.

    The PI and Support Staff Contact will receive an email notification documenting the incomplete submission, and identifying the specific missing documents. Note an incomplete submission:

    • does not get the submission into a queue;
    • will not be routed to an OSP officer or specialist until all required documents are received. The OSP Review Plan timeline does not begin until all required documents for the submission are received.

    The missing required documents should be submitted to osp@uab.edu along with the OSP assigned number provided with the incomplete submission email notification as expeditiously as possible to ensure a timely routing of the submission for review.

    Should you have any questions, please contact your OSP officer or askosp@uab.edu.

    Posted by Office of Sponsored Programs | 12/03/14
  • OSP Review Plan

    It is the Office of Sponsored Programs’ (OSP) goal to partner with faculty to facilitate the submission of the most competitive funding applications possible. As a result of input from deans and various faculty, OSP will implement the following effective Tuesday, November 25, 2014. The OSP
    • will begin accepting pdf copies of the UAB Extramural Support Checklist and the Responsible Personnel List (RPL) for application packages submitted to OSP. Note: the pdf copy of the Checklist must reflect original signatures on page 3, the Program Director/Principal Investigator (PD/PI) Certifications and Signatures. There is no longer a need to hand-deliver a signed original to OSP. Both the Checklist and RPL must be submitted to osp@uab.edu in order for your submission to be properly set up.
    • will provide a Complete or Limited review for all deadline driven application submissions in accordance with the OSP Review Plan.
    Please direct questions to your OSP officer. Thanks for your efforts in driving our research agenda.
    Posted by Office of Sponsored Programs | 11/20/14
  • Uniform Guidance Information Website Launched

    A new website has been developed related to Uniform Guidance and how it impacts the UAB research community.  A "Cost Principles Quick Guide to Allowable Costs" has been developed, and Notices have been posted providing additional detail on the following subjects:

    • Indirect Cost Rate for Subawards
    • Charging Participant Costs
    • Charging Computer Devices as Supplies
    • Charging Salaries of Administrative and Clerical Staffs

    Additionally, links to presentations, listings of upcoming Uniform Guidance events, and resource links are listed.

    The information on this site will continue to grow, so look for notices about new or updated content through the OSP list serve, or periodically check back at the Uniform Guidance website.

    For questions, contact:

    Email: UABresearch@uab.edu

    Or check the Frequently Asked Questions at the Uniform Guidance (A-81) link of the What’s New section on the OSP home page.

    Posted by Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development | 10/10/14
  • Important NIH Notices - February 2014

    NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts

    • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2014
      (NOT-OD-14-046) Office of the Director, NIH
    • Notice of Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts
      (NOT-OD-14-052) National Institutes of Health
    • Notice of Legislative Mandates in Effect for FY2014
      (NOT-OD-14-053) National Institutes of Health
    • NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards FY 2014
      (NOT-OD-14-055) Office of the Director, NIH
    • Phase-out and Termination of NCI Participation in the NIH MERIT (R37) Program
      (NOT-CA-14-023)
      National Cancer Institute
    Posted by Office of Sponsored Programs | 02/20/14
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