October 06, 2015 – NIH operates under the Fiscal Year 2016 Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016 (H.R. 719) signed by President Obama on September 30, 2015.
September 25, 2015 – This is an NSF notice regarding their plans for operations during a funding hiatus.
September 24, 2015 – September 25, 2015 has been designated National Research Administrator Day.
September 02, 2015 – The Office of Research Administration has received the approved Fringe Benefit Rates for the Fiscal Year 2016.
July 31, 2015 – ORA has created the "Who is my ORA Contact Person?" webpage to facilitate identifying your ORA points of contact.
June 30, 2015 – UM requires ALL applications to be submitted to ORA in advance of the agency’s deadline.
May 15, 2015 – NIH Notice NOT-OD-15-073: Correction to Application Guide Instructions for Sub awards Not Active in All Budget Periods of the Prime Applicant.
May 15, 2015 – The Costing Allocation Template was created to assist you with calculating salary caps for grants as well as mid period allocations in Workday.
May 08, 2015 – For all NIH applications due on or after July 1, 2015, UM will require the use of InfoEd Proposal Development (PD).
April 24, 2015 – NIH may withdraw any application identified during the receipt, referral and review process that is not compliant. Click for details.
April 21, 2015 – Beginning April, 24, 2015, proposals submitted in FastLane will undergo a series of automated proposal compliance validation checks.
April 15, 2015 – The University is expanding our use of InfoEd Proposal Development (PD) and transitioning to a single electronic portal.
April 14, 2015 – NIH's ability to issue competing and non-competing awards may be delayed for two weeks from May 19, 2015 until June 3, 2015.
April 08, 2015 – The National Science Foundation has created FAQs on its implementation of the Uniform Guidance.
April 03, 2015 – Please click on this announcement to learn more about the Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement.
March 26, 2015 – The University recently extended its Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Cost rates for all three campuses for the period June 1, 2015 continuing through May 31, 2017.
March 23, 2015 – Notice of Potential Delays to NIH Issuing Awards in May 2015
March 23, 2015 – Effective 2/12/15, four document types (Proposal, Award/Contract, Budget/Justification and Closeout) are available for view in DMAS.
January 11, 2015 – NIH eRA Commons and Grants.gov are updating systems this month. As a result, new validations will be performed on electronic application submissions.
January 08, 2015 – ORA will be offering the workshops on January 20 and 26. Please click for additional details.
December 02, 2014 – Archived NIH Notices
October 07, 2014 – University of Miami faculty, administrators and staff are invited to attend the Office of Research Administration (ORA) Quarterly Meetings.
August 11, 2014 – Please view this NIH article to learn how multi-PI applications fare in comparison to single-PI applications.
January 31, 2014 – Personnel shifts have taken place in Post-Award. Please see link for relevant information.
November 22, 2013 – University procedures require that all checks related to sponsored programs be processed through the Office of Research Administration’s lockbox.