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Office of Sponsored Projects Newsletter: Summer 2014


Newsletter articles will be added on an ongoing basis;
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New Grant Development Workshop Coming This Fall

Beginning this fall, the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships will offer a series of workshops designed to advance research and creative activities at NIU.  


NEH Summer Stipend Process Announced for FY15

NIU has a robust internal competition and faculty support program centering around this prestigious competition.  This article outlines important dates for this year's competition.   


NIH Updates its Resubmission Policy

In response to concerns expressed by the research community since this change was implemented, NIH recently announced an update to this resubmission policy. 


The Importance of Feedback: Enhancements Completed for NSF Project Reporting

The National Science Foundation has announced enhancements to the new Research Performance Progress Report.


Federal Budget Update: Impact on R&D and Education Funding

The President submitted his Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 budget to Congress on March 4th. The budget proposes $3.9 trillion in spending, with approximately 30% of this total directed towards discretionary spending.  


FY14 Third Quarter Awards (January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014)

Congratulations to recently funded faculty!


OSP Director’s Corner


Research Integrity: Does my project require IRB review?


Technology Transfer: Intellectual Property Ownership and Policy


Archived issues of the OSP newsletter are available online. 
http://www.niu.edu/osp/newsletter/index.shtml