Changes to PAF Deadlines for NSF Fastlane and Grants.gov

ORS

Jul 17

Effective September 15, 2015 ORS will require that a completed/signed PAF package five (5) business days in ADVANCE for all electronic submissions including:

  • NSF Fastlane deadlines
  • Grants.gov deadlines

These new internal deadlines can be implemented immediately.   The old deadlines were holdovers from the inception of Fastlane and Grants.gov.   These are being phased out as ORS moves toward implementing a new grants management system in 2016. 

OPRS Reduced Service Schedule

OVCR, IRB

Jun 13

The Office for the Protection of Research Subjects (OPRS) is pleased to inform the campus that Electronic Submission of research protocols for UIC IRB review will soon be a reality.  The OVCR IT Team, as part of the Start myResearch project,  has been working on a system enabling Investigators to finally go paperless.  OPRS Live will soon be available to the campus.  OPRS will provide additional information on the exact roll out dates when they become available.

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