Effective October 15, 2019, proposals for external funding must be received by the office of Sponsored Research Services a minimum of five business days before the sponsor deadline.
RIT Researcher News
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $400 million in funding for a range of research opportunities to support DOE’s clean energy, economic, and national security goals. The funding will advance the priorities of DOE’s Office of Science and its major programs, including Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Isotope R&D and Production and Accelerator R&D and Production.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced it is accepting proposals for the 2022 DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Program to support the research of outstanding scientists early in their careers. The program will support over 60 early career researchers for five years at U.S. academic institutions and DOE National Laboratories.
On July 23, 2021 RIT finalized the F&A rate agreement with the Federal government. These new F&A rates will be effective for FY21 – FY24 (please see the chart below). Both SRS and Controller’s websites have been updated. Here is a link to the new rates for F&A, benefits, ITS charges, and tuition rates for use on sponsored projects (Standard Information for Proposals).
NSF has released a much anticipated resource regarding pre-award and post-award disclosure information in the biographical sketch and current and pending support proposal sections. This table (https://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/disclosures_table/june2021.pdf) identifies where these disclosures must be provided in proposals as well as in project reports. Proposers and awardees may begin using this resource immediately to assist with completing the relevant proposal and project report sections.
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $10 million for interdisciplinary research in Quantum Information Science (QIS) and nuclear physics. The aim of this funding is to draw on the expertise and capabilities of the nuclear physics community to advance areas of interest such as quantum computing and quantum sensors, and using advances in QIS to expand our understanding of nuclear physics.