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  • November 16, 2022 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • InfoEd updates
      • OVPR Proposal Submission Policy
      • Sample Routing Documents
      • Proposal Routing Requirements Checklist
      • ABP/Other Bonuses
      • A/P Invoicing
      • Subaward Requests in HuskyBuy
      • AMS Events Module
      • SPS Updates
      • Overview of Agreements reviewed/negotiated by Contracts Group
      • SPA Training Announcements and Updates

 

  • October 19, 2022 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • IRB Presentation – Mayra Cagganello
      • NASA Certification
      • NIH Data Sharing & Management Plan
      • Contract Submission Reminders
      • Annual Data Report
      • SPA Training – upcoming classes

 

  • September 21, 2022 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Environmental Health and Safety Updates
      • Grants.gov Downtime
      • NIH Genomic Data Sharing
      • NCI Minimum Level of Effort
      • NSF Fastlane
      • Mobile Device Management
      • Contract Services Group – updates
      • SPA Training Updates

 

  •  June 22, 2022 – Presentation Slides
    •  Agenda
      • Accounting for Costs – UG, CAS, HuskyBuy/Banner
      • DHHS F & A Rate Agreement
      • eRA Commons Enhancements
      • Proposal Budget Template
      • SPS Personnel Updates
      • SPS Contact Assignments
      • Greenphire update

 

  • May 18, 2022 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • SPA Announcement
      • June 2022 Updated RPPR Module and Instructions
      • Internal Routing and Submission Deadlines
      • Contracted Salary Increases – Budgets for Proposals
      • Institutional Base Salary
      • FY 2022 NRSA Stipend/Tuition Levels

 

  • April 20, 2022 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • HuskyBuy Invoice Approval Automation
      • Year end calendar
      • New onboarding process for unpaid experiential
      • AMS go-live update
      • Personnel changes
      • New fringe benefits rates to use for budgeting
      • Proposal Routing – Documents and Timeline
      • Flatten PDFs – JIT and RPPR

 

  • March 16, 2022 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • 50K Program
      • SPA Training updates – website updates and new Level One Basics class
      • DocuSign updates
      • DocuSign – resource discussion
      • Other Support/In Kind Support FAQ’s

 

 

  • January 19, 2022 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • F&A Rate Agreement Renewal
      • SPA Training
      • NIH Era Commons Id For All Senior/Key Personnel
      • NIH Submission Of Inclusion Enrollment Data
      • NIH Annotated Forms G Set
      • NIH Pre- And Post-Award Disclosures
      • NIH Grants Policy Statement
      • Uncashed Checks
      • FDP Clearinghouse

 

 

 

  • October 20, 2021 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Research Development Services
      • Banner 9 Upgrade
      • Fall 2021 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration Registration
      • eRA Commons Enhancement for Submit Reference Letter Screen
      • Change to NIDCD Admin Reduction Guidance for Modular R01 Awards
      • Proposal Dashboard Update
      • Effort Certification After End Date
      • Black Friday Update

 

  • September 15, 2021 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Fall 2021 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration Registration
      • Unique Entity Identifier for Federal Sponsors
      • NIH Updated Policy for Family Leave and Unpaid Leave for Extramural Loan Repayment Program
      • NSF Website Enhancements
      • Extending the Special Exception to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Post Submission Material Policy During COVID-19
      • NSF Pre-Award and Post Award Disclosures Related to the Bio-Sketch
      • Scope of Work Change
      • Approved Fringe Benefit Rates for 2022

 

  • June 15, 2021 – Presentation Slides
    •  Agenda
      • Institutional Base Pay
      • NSF Publications Repository Changes
      • New NIH Inbox for Biographical Sketch and Other Support Questions
      • Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement
      • eRA Commons Expanding Requirements for IDs
      • What’s an Application Packet and When is it Needed
      • Proposal Submission 9:00 am Due Date

 

  • May 19, 2021 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Biosafety Cabinet Certifications
      • Year End Reminders
      • Proposal Submission Policy Timeline and Reminders
      • Fringe Benefit Rates
      • NIH Biographical Sketch and Other Support
      • Training Reminders

 

  • April 21, 2021 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Research Development Services Overview
      • Salary Cap
      • American Heart Association Carryover and No Cost Extension Updates and Reminders
      • Publications and Printing Costs on Sponsored Awards
      • IPR Routing Tips
      • eRACommons Phasing Out Internet Explorer
      • Redesigned RePORTTool
      • eRACommons Login Tip
      • NIH Biographical Sketch and Other Support

 

 

 

  • December 16, 2020 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Foreign Influence – Wesley Byerly
      • OCTR Manager Change
      • January Federal Costing Principles Module
      • SPA Meeting Calendar Request
      • ERA Commons Update
      • Proposal Submission Policy

 

 

  • October 21, 2020 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Proposal Process – Under Development
      • F&A on Projects of $50K or Less
      • Sabbatical
      • Principal Investigator Eligibility
      • Use of Hypertext in NIH Grant Applications
      • NIH Virtual Seminar
      • OVPR Website
      • Subaward Invoice Review
      • Effort Reporting During Covid

 

  • July 29, 2020 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • NIH updates
      • NSF changes to award terms and conditions
      • Spotlight on the new guidance for expenditures on sponsored awards
      • NSF audit findings discussion
      • Use of ASSIST
      • gov resources
      • Training videos
      • Learn grants
      • Visa costs
      • Human subject participant payments

 

  • June 24, 2020 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • OMB Expired Administrative Flexibilities
      • HR Guidance Regarding Pay and Telecommuting
      • Expenditures on Sponsored Awards Guidance
      • Changes in HSS Post-Submission Updates with Forms-F
      • PHS Human Subjects & Clinical Trials Information Form
      • NIH, AHRQ, and NIOSH Updates
      • Budgeting for Fringe Benefits on Sponsored Programs Updates

 

  • May 26, 2020 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Year-end Processing
      • New Fringe Benefits Rates
      • NIH Transition to Forms F
      • COVID-related Information in RPPRs
      • Requisitions needing SPS approval
      • PPE Purchases

 

  • April 16, 2020 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • COVID-19 Information 
      • Unique Entity Identifier 
      • NIH Updates 
      • NSF Updates 
      • FCOI Update 
      • Budget and Justification 
      • End of Grant 
      • Program Income 
      • Cost Transfers 
      • Subaward Invoice Review 
      • Fringe Rates 
      • Questions 

 

  • February 18, 2020 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda:
      • Infographics Overview
      • NIH Applications
      • Change in Submission Deadlines and End of Recent Substantial Service Option
      • Guidance on Video Submission
      • SPS Routing Deadlines
      • Certificate of Confidentiality
      • Issuance of a Revised NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide
      • DHHS Salary Cap
      • NRSA Stipend/Tuition Levels
      • Cost Transfer Update
      • Question from the audience – Can you charge travel on a grant if not originally in the budget?

 

  • January 14, 2020 (there were no meetings in November or December, 2019) – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda:
      • May 2020 SPA Location Change
      • NIH Public Access Policy
      • IPAS Rebudget Requests
      • NIH Multiple PI Certification
      • NIH Human Subjects Decision Tool
      • FDP Expanded Clearinghouse
      • ORCiD
      • NIH Submission Policies

 

  • October 15, 2019 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • NSF Audit
      • New IPR Form
      • IPR Highlight
      • Effort on Federal Projects
      • NIH Update
      • SPS UConn Health Budget Templates
      • Human Subjects Research
      • New IPAS Form
      • Change to Project Agreement Issuance

 

  • September 17, 2019 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Draft FDA Guidance with Dr. Wesley Byerly
      • Fringe Benefits
      • Use of Research Labs
      • UConn Health OVPR Costs
      • Training Updates
      • Pre-Award Updates
      • NIH Other Support
      • NIH HFT Use
      • ORCiD ID
      • Sponsor Invoicing
      • Cost Transfers
      • Team Structure in SPS
      • SPS Policy Updates

 

  • May 28. 2019 – Presentation Slides and Compliance Slides
    • Agenda
      • CRA Study Group Update
      • UCH Compliance Group (see compliance slides)
      • Year End Processes
      • 7630 Account Category
      • Fringe Benefit Rates
      • Salary Cap Updates

 

  • April 30, 2019 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Year End Dates
      • Redesigned eRAWebsite
      • NIH Funding Strategies
      • Fringe Benefit Rates
      • Salary Cap Updates

 

  • March 26, 2019 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Grant Writer Kit Bonin
      • Training Update
      • OIG Audit Overview
      • NIH Updates
      • Raises in July

 

  • January 15, 2019 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Training Update
      • Export Control
      • Fly America Act
      • NIH Updates

 

  • November 27, 2018 – Presentation Slides
  • NIH Handouts
    • Agenda
      • New Website
      • Training Update
      • Review of FDP Agreement Request Form
      • AMS Updates
      • Transfer Vouchers
      • Decoding NIH Grant Numbers (see NIH handouts)
      • Sponsor Updates: NIH and NSF
  • October 23, 2018 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Training Update
      • New Website
      • Review of new ICF
      • Procurement and Sole Sourcing
      • Process for Contracts and Subawards
      • Effort Reporting
      • New F&A Agreement
      • Sponsor Updates: NSF, NIH, and DOD