Need to Know

Your source for research and scholarly activity updates including news, research and policy information.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has revised its Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide.
The National Institutes for Health (NIH) is changing how they accept NIH-defined clinical trial applications.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) have created new FORMS-E, grant application instructions.
11/27/17 is changing to be more effective in 2018.

UB is creating Innovation Districts to increase university research and student engagement with industry and other strategic partners.


The Office of Research Advancement supports faculty  grant proposals, including workshops to help with the preparation. Two left in the fall line-up: NIH specific aims and Proposal development - Working with an editor.

Looking to continue strong protections for its research participants, UB has initiated the AAHRPP (Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs) re-accreditation process.

Effective Oct. 1, 2017, SPS will not submit a proposal without a fully signed approval form.