(posted 10/29/12): The 27th Annual CSU Research Symposium will be held May 10-11, 2013 at Cal State Polytechnic University Pomona.
(posted 10/11/12): To help PI's and grant and contract account holders run their own reports and to capitalize upon the new reporting features offered through the Data Warehouse system we have scheduled training sessions on the following dates and times.
The workshop will be held in the ITS Training room BH-180D. Please register for the CFS Data Warehouse Training workshop online.
Capacity is limited to 15 attendees so please register early to avoid disappointment. Additional workshops will be scheduled if needed. Training videos and printed guidelines will also be made available on the Foundation and ORSP websites.
All PIs must complete both a Finance Authority Agreement and a Security Application in order to access reports of their accounts through the Data Warehouse. In particular, we ask that workshop attendees complete and submit their forms prior to the workshop so that they can access their accounts during the training session. The forms are available on line at:
Attached is a quick guide which identifies in yellow the fields that need to be completed.
(posted 10/10/12): In early 2013, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will completely transfer all project reporting from FastLane to Research.gov. Once fully implemented, Principal Investigators (PIs) and co-PIs will use Research.gov to meet all NSF project reporting requirements, including submission of Annual, Final and Interim Project Reports and the Project Outcomes Report. NSF is hosting a Project Reports Webinar on October 12th, and invites you to participate to learn more about the coming changes.
To register, please follow the directions included on the following link: Register for Research.gov Webinar
(posted 10/9/12): PI's who wish to submit a NSF MRI proposal for the 3013 competition are required to submit a pre-proposal for internal review. View guidelines for the application process. To conform to NSF guidelines only two proposals for instrument acquisition and one for instrument development will be selected for submission.
(posted 10/9/12): A new version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 13-1) has been issued. The PAPPG is comprised of documents relating to the Foundation's proposal and award process and consists of the:
(a) Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) for guidance on the preparation and submission of proposals to NSF; and
(b) Award & Administration Guide (AAG) to guide, manage, and monitor the award and administration of grants and cooperative agreements made by the Foundation.
This new version of the PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 14, 2013. Significant changes that PI's should be aware of include: