Tip of the Week

Friday, October 28, 2016

HRI Research Administration Listserv

Health Research Incorporated (HRI) provides free access to the Research Administration Listserv, which is used by research administrators nationwide from various types and sizes of universities,...

Friday, October 21, 2016

Do I need to register in grants.gov?

Federal grant proposal guidelines often include instructions for applying for a grants.gov...

Friday, September 2, 2016

Check Out the Office of Sponsored Programs Website

The Office of Sponsored Programs is pleased to announce some new website features. The URL remains http://www.osp.pitt.edu/.

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Who Can Serve as Principal Investigator on a Grant Proposal?

The Office of Sponsored Programs is frequently asked who can serve as a Principal Investigator on a grant proposal.  This question depends on several factors including, the individual's employment...

Friday, August 19, 2016

Ordering Material from KOMP (the Knockout Mouse Project) Repository

Q1: Do I need to submit an incoming MTA to the Office of Sponsored Programs?

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Assistance with Securing Health Sciences Gifts from Private Foundations

The Foundation Relations team at the Medical and Health Sciences Foundation (MHSF) is available to assist faculty in the health sciences who are seeking philanthropic funding opportunities from...

Friday, August 5, 2016

New Animal Welfare Assurance Number

The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) has changed the Animal Welfare Assurance numbering system and as a result has issued a new number to the University of Pittsburgh.

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Review

Research involving Recombinant and Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules requires University of...

Friday, July 15, 2016

NIH’S REVIEW OF GRANTS VERSUS R&D CONTRACTS

Have you ever wondered what the differences are between the application process, lateness procedure, and review procedure for National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants and Research &...

Friday, June 24, 2016

HAVE YOU VISITED THE GLOBAL OPERATIONS SUPPORT WEBSITE?

The University of Pittsburgh Global Operations Support website provides guidance and support to faculty and staff who will be either conducting work...

Friday, June 17, 2016

Differences Between Organizational Conflict of Interest (“OCI”) and Conflict of Interest (“COI”)

Are you curious how OCI differs from COI?

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Friday, June 10, 2016

ORGANIZATIONAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST (“OCI”)

Have you heard the term Organizational Conflict of Interest?

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Transferring Materials That You Purchased From a Repository to Another Institution, Company or Pitt Pi

You may think that because you have purchased materials from a repository such as ATCC, Addgene, or Jackson Labs, you can freely share those materials as you wish with other researchers or third...

Friday, May 20, 2016

PRESENTATION OF EFFORT IN HOURS

Sponsors request financial information on personnel in a variety of ways including person months, percentage of effort, as well as hours worked on project.  The University anticipates all budget...