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Find support for large-scale multidisciplinary proposals (PDU)

The proposal Development Unit (PDU) supports faculty teams in the development of large-scale, interdisciplinary research proposals. These services include team facilitation, budget development, writing and editing, and administrative assistance, thereby enabling investigators to concentrate on the research-related aspects of their proposals.

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Research and Innovation

Pre-Award System (PINS)

The Project Information and Navigation System (PINS) resources available include help with NIH progress reports, document upload, adding a new investigator to PINS, browser information and other tips, a restricted sponsor list, export controls pertaining to sponsors and subrecipients, and commonly-asked questions.

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Research and Innovation

Research Compliance

Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance Services provides information and guidelines on research compliance including: Research Integrity; Conflict of Interest and Notice of Intent; Export Controls; Animal Care and Use; Human Subjects; and Restricted Research Data. Training information and important contacts are also listed.

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Research and Innovation

Research Facilities and Administrative Rates

Facilities and administrative (FandA) rates general information covers current cost rates, the full rate agreement signature date, policies, determining direct vs. FandA costs, a guide on how to apply the correct FandA rate, and the university fringe benefit charge.

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Research and Innovation

Research Proposal Budgeting Guidelines

Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance Services offers budgeting guidelines with resources that include: uniform guidance, budget templates, conference/workshop food, consultants and subawards, cost sharing, equipment, fringe benefits, indirect costs, materials/supplies, other direct costs, participant support, salaries, travel and tuition.

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Research and Innovation

Research Proposal Process Checklist

Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance Services provides a proposal process checklist, which covers: identifying funding and writing a proposal; contacting the College office; uploading a proposal in PINS; sending the proposal to the sponsor after college review; reporting to a college any and all communications with the sponsor; and getting funded.

Unit:

Research and Innovation