ORA News

  1. NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution

    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.

  2. Plan for Operation During Funding Hiatus

    September 25, 2015 – This is an NSF notice regarding their plans for operations during a funding hiatus.

  3. National Research Administrator Day

    September 24, 2015 – September 25, 2015 has been designated National Research Administrator Day.

  4. Approved FY2016 Fringe Benefit Rates

    September 02, 2015 – The Office of Research Administration has received the approved Fringe Benefit Rates for the Fiscal Year 2016.

  5. Contacting ORA has Just Gotten Easier!

    July 31, 2015 – ORA has created the "Who is my ORA Contact Person?" webpage to facilitate identifying your ORA points of contact.

  6. Application Submission Policy Effective Sept. 1, 2015

    June 30, 2015 – UM requires ALL applications to be submitted to ORA in advance of the agency’s deadline.

  7. Correction to General Applications Guide SF424

    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.

  8. Costing Allocations Template

    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.

  9. InfoEd Required for NIH Proposal Applications

    May 08, 2015 – For all NIH applications due on or after July 1, 2015, UM will require the use of InfoEd Proposal Development (PD).

  10. NIH and Non-Compliance

    April 24, 2015 – NIH may withdraw any application identified during the receipt, referral and review process that is not compliant. Click for details.

  11. Automated Compliance Checks in NSF FastLane

    April 21, 2015 – Beginning April, 24, 2015, proposals submitted in FastLane will undergo a series of automated proposal compliance validation checks.

  12. UM Plans to Expand Electronic Application Submission Initiative

    April 15, 2015 – The University is expanding our use of InfoEd Proposal Development (PD) and transitioning to a single electronic portal.

  13. Potential Delays to NIH Issuing Awards in May 2015

    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.

  14. NSF Notices: Uniform Guidance FAQs

    April 08, 2015 – The National Science Foundation has created FAQs on its implementation of the Uniform Guidance.

  15. Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement

    April 03, 2015 – Please click on this announcement to learn more about the Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement.

  16. Extended Facilities & Administrative/Indirect Costs (F&A/IDC) Rates Through 2017

    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.

  17. NIH Notices

    March 23, 2015 – Notice of Potential Delays to NIH Issuing Awards in May 2015

  18. Additional Document Types Available in DMAS!

    March 23, 2015 – Effective 2/12/15, four document types (Proposal, Award/Contract, Budget/Justification and Closeout) are available for view in DMAS.

  19. InfoEd Proposal Development ALERT!!

    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.

  20. ORA Training: Uniform Guidance Workshops

    January 08, 2015 – ORA will be offering the workshops on January 20 and 26. Please click for additional details.

  21. NIH Notices Archive

    December 02, 2014 – Archived NIH Notices

  22. ORA Quarterly Meetings

    October 07, 2014 – University of Miami faculty, administrators and staff are invited to attend the Office of Research Administration (ORA) Quarterly Meetings.

  23. How Do Multi-PI Applications Fare?

    August 11, 2014 – Please view this NIH article to learn how multi-PI applications fare in comparison to single-PI applications.

  24. Post-Award Personnel Shifts

    January 31, 2014 – Personnel shifts have taken place in Post-Award. Please see link for relevant information.

  25. Procedure for Department Receipt of Checks

    November 22, 2013 – University procedures require that all checks related to sponsored programs be processed through the Office of Research Administration’s lockbox.

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