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News and Announcements

Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program

The Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) Defense Appropriations Act provides $25 million (M) to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) to support innovative, high-impact cancer research. This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC*) through the Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP*).

Registration Deadline Soon - Grants Training in Raleigh, NC

Wake County Sheriff's Office and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in Raleigh.  This training is applicable to grant seekers across all disciplines.  Attend this class and you'll learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals.

New NSF Website Dedicated to the Brain Initiative

NSF*'s goal is to enable scientific understanding of the full complexity of the brain, in action and in context, through targeted, cross-disciplinary investments in research, technology, and workforce development.

NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program

The NSF* Research Traineeship (NRT) program is a new NSF* graduate education initiative. This solicitation is active for one year, but future NRT solicitations are anticipated. The last competition for the Integrated Graduate Research Traineeship (IGERT) program was held in 2013; no future IGERT competitions are planned.

NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution: Salary Cap Increased

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS*), including NIH*, operates under the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014 (H.J.Res. 106) signed by President Obama on January 15, 2014. This Act (CR) continues government operations through January 18, 2014 at the FY 2013 post-sequestration level. All legislative mandates that were in effect in FY 2013 (see NOT-OD-12-034 and NOT-OD-13-064 ) remain in effect under this CR including the salary limitation set at Executive Level II of the Federal Pay Scale. It should be noted, that the Executive Level II was increased by 1 percent from $179,700 to $181,500 by Executive Order 13655 that became effective January 12, 2014.

Research Costing Compliance Announcement Regarding Federal Salary Cap Increase

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS*)Salary Cap was increased per Executive Order 13655 by President Obama on 12/23/13 to go into effect on 1/12/2014. Please note that the Salary Cap applies to those receiving salary support from any of the DHHS* agencies, except the FDA* and Indian Health Services.

7th Annual American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory will be hosting the 7th annual American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS)

Upcoming Events

Apr
22
Export Controls: Advanced Grant Management Workshop - April 2014
Tue 02:00 - 05:00
Erwin Square Tower, 8th Floor more
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This class qualifies for RCC credit in the Advanced Grant Management  Certificate Program.  NOTE: No Advanced Grant Management credit is being offered at the present time while the AGM program is being retooled.

This class will provide an overview of international export concerns in academia including shipping goods overseas, working with foreign nationals, and international travel.

Participants will learn basic functions of export controls as applied to project management.  Thorough instruction on import, export, and international electronic exchanges will be provided.  This class will include a review of the Export Administration Regulations, Department of Treasury sanctions, Department of Defense funded projects, and other agency requirements on international activities.  Basic concerns on international travel will also be shared.

Upon completion of the class participants should be able to make predeterminations on the export control status of some goods and technology, address export controls in visa applications, understand technology control plans, be aware of international financial transaction limitations, and advise travelers on significant international travel compliance concerns.

If you are unable to attend, please contact amm39@duke.edu. There is a $100 no-show fee for participants who cancel with less than 48 hours notice or do not show-up for scheduled classes. 

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

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May
15
Grant Managers Meeting May 15, 2014
Thu 01:00 - 02:00
Physics Building Room 130 more
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Quarterly Grant Managers Meeting

  • May 15, 2014
  • Social Sciences Building:  Room  - 139
  • 1:00 - 2:00 PM

 

 

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Jun
18
Introduction to Export Controls Workshop - June 2014
Wed 02:00 - 05:00
Erwin Square Tower, 8th Floor more
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This class provides an overview of U.S. government export control regulations and how they impact Duke.  The export of goods and technology are regulated by various U.S. government agencies, including the Departments of Commerce, Treasury, and State. 

Key topics to be addressed include physical exports, deemed exports, financial considerations, international travel, and sanctioned countries.

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

Audience:  All Duke faculty and staff.

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Aug
21
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This class qualifies for RCC credit in the Advanced Grant Management  Certificate Program.  NOTE: No Advanced Grant Management credit is being offered at the present time while the AGM program is being retooled.

This class will provide an overview of international export concerns in academia including shipping goods overseas, working with foreign nationals, and international travel.

Participants will learn basic functions of export controls as applied to project management.  Thorough instruction on import, export, and international electronic exchanges will be provided.  This class will include a review of the Export Administration Regulations, Department of Treasury sanctions, Department of Defense funded projects, and other agency requirements on international activities.  Basic concerns on international travel will also be shared.

Upon completion of the class participants should be able to make predeterminations on the export control status of some goods and technology, address export controls in visa applications, understand technology control plans, be aware of international financial transaction limitations, and advise travelers on significant international travel compliance concerns.

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

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Sep
17
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This is an introductory workshop for grants, contracts, and compliance administration to help new Grant Managers navigate the highly decentralized environment at Duke University. If you are new to the grants administration, this class is for you. This workshop will explain to participants the roles and responsibilities of central offices and departments in order to submit proposals and process awards. Learning how to use the ORS website as a resource for information regarding the policies and procedures both at Duke and at sponsoring organizations is the central approach to the workshop.

If you are unable to attend, please contact amm39@duke.edu. There is a $100 no-show fee for participants who cancel with less than 48 hours notice or do not show-up for scheduled classes. 

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

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