Latest OSP Communications

May 20, 2022

New Departmental Research Administrator & OSP Coffee Break

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is launching a new offering for new departmental research administrators - Departmental Research Administrator Coffee Break. This...

April 19, 2022

New Policy: Gifts That Support Projects

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) and the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) will be presenting a webinar on the new University of Pittsburgh Policy...

April 5, 2022

Registration Now Open for OSP Virtual Workshops

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) will be offering the following Faculty and Staff Development Program (FSDP) workshops this Spring through the...

January 21, 2022

Other Support and Biosketch Requirements for NIH and NSF

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

For applications, Just-in-Time (JIT) Reports, and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) due on or after January 25, 2022...

January 7, 2022

FY2023 Proposed Fringe Benefit Rates

The University of Pittsburgh’s proposed FY2023 fringe benefit rates were released: https://www.controller.pitt....

November 24, 2021

REVISED: Proposal Submission Deadlines around Holiday Breaks

On Tuesday, November 23rd, the...

November 22, 2021

From NSF: Now Available: Enhancements to the Research.gov Proposal Submission System, NSF Public Access Repository, and NSF.gov Award Search

Effective November 22, 2021, the National Science Foundation (NSF) enhanced the Research.gov Proposal Submission System, NSF Public Access Repository, and NSF.gov Award Search. Here's what to know...

November 19, 2021

Proposal Submission Deadlines around Holiday Breaks

Due to the University holiday schedule and closures, the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) will be closed:

     Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26, 2021

     Thursday,...

November 5, 2021

Office of Sponsored Programs News & Notes for November 5, 2021

11/5/2021

  • Research Development Communications
  • IACUC Congruency Reviews
  • To Resubmit or Not –...
October 1, 2021

Alert: Use of Hyperlinks in NIH Grant Applications

The University is receiving reports of National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant applications being administratively withdrawn without review due to the disallowed use of hyperlinks....

September 24, 2021

Additional Session Added: New OSP Workshop on Upcoming Changes to NIH Other Support & Biosketch 10/6/21 & 11/2/21

Due to high demand, the October 6, 2021 workshop is at maximum capacity, and registration is closed. An additional workshop session is scheduled for Tuesday, November 2, 2021 2:00pm – 3:...

September 17, 2021

New OSP Workshop on Upcoming Changes to NIH Other Support & Biosketch 10/6/21

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is offering a new virtual workshop, “Effective January 2022: Changes to NIH Other Support and Biosketch”. The goal of the workshop is to educate participants...

July 6, 2021

New Electronic Indirect Cost Waiver Process

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is implementing, effective today, July 6, 2021, a new electronic process for indirect cost (IDC) waivers. Indirect costs are also referred to as F...

June 15, 2021

New Copy Feature Now Available for Outgoing Subaward Requests

In response to user feedback, the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) incorporated a new Copy feature into the...

June 4, 2021

Reduced OSP Operations on 6/25/21

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) will have reduced operations on Friday, June 25, 2021 in order to inventory our work and prepare for the new fiscal year.  We understand though that there...