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ORS Newsletter: April 2013

ORS Newsletter: January 2013

ORS Newsletter: October 2012

Updated NIH Grants Policy Statement (GPS)

Financial Conflict of Interest Information

ORS Newsletter: July 2012

DOD F&A Cap Update

ORS Newsletter: March 2012

ORS Brown Bag Schedule with Handouts

xTrain FAQs

xTrain Termination of Fellowships Quick Reference Guide for Institution Users

eRA Help Desk (For xTrain Policy-related Questions)

Announcement: Change in University's F&A Rates for Clinical Trials, effective July 1, 2011

New AIS Guide

Updated NSF Proposal & Policy & Award Procedures (PPAP)

NIH eFFR (SF425) Implementation Notice

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FFR Implementation Notice

FFR Pilot--- Late FFR Submission Approval Ltr

Procedural Guidelines for Principal Investigators (“PIs”) Leaving the University of Pennsylvania: Handling Awards, Research Materials, Equipment and/or Other Research-Related Issues

New for FY11: New BEN Cost Transfer Categories

August 20th, 2008 Letter from Associate Vice Provost for Research

For More Information on the Stimulus Package

The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009:
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Solution to Common PD Questions

ORS Brown Bag Session, Apr 9, 2009:
Slide Presentation

NIH Public Access Policy This new policy now mandates the deposit of peer-reviewed manuscripts from all NIH funded research to an open access archive, PubMedCentral

Information related to the FY08 Department of Defense appropriation signed November 17, 2007.  

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