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FY19 and FY20 Fixed F&A / EB / VA Rate Agreements
MIT has completed negotiations with the Office of Naval Research for Fixed rates for FY19 and FY20. See the Rates pages for more info.
Government Shutdown Information - December 2018
January 25, 2019 - A notice has been posted concerning NSPIRES. See this page for new links to memos from Federal Agencies and MIT departments.
January 26, 2019 - News of possible end to shutdown
NIH News - October 2018
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All administrative, financial and central office staff involved in the administration of sponsored projects at MIT should be subscribed to the RA Listserv*. Subscribers receive official messages and announcements from OSP with important information about
- Funding opportunities
- Updates to F&A, EB and VA rates
- Changes to policies and procedures affecting research
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Kuali Coeus Maintenance
Kuali Coeus will periodically undergo routine maintenance. This routine maintenance will take less than 1 hour, and will occur during non business hours (sometime between 10pm and 6am, EST). If there are any outages during normal business hours or that will take more than 1 hour, advance notification will be posted on this website and MIT’s IS&T Services down website (http://3down.mit.edu/3down), and an email will be sent to the Community via email@example.com.
In the News
January 16, 2019
The NSF recently released their updated guidance for proposal preparation for 2019, and so OSP is pleased to announce that a revised NSF Proposal Preparation Checklist is now available on the OSP website. The new guide, and associated checklist, will be applicable to proposals submitted to deadlines on or after Monday January 28th.
January 4, 2019
A partial shutdown of the U.S. federal government went into effect on December 22, 2018. The Office of Sponsored Programs is monitoring the situation and its impact on the MIT research community.
September 19, 2018
Our nation’s research infrastructure has changed dramatically in recent decades. Federal research support is more competitive than ever, and the administrative demands placed upon faculty by federal regulations continue to shift.
March 8, 2018
The Executive Level II salary increased to $189,600 effective January 7, 2018.
- January 10, 2018
November 30, 2017
The Kuali Coeus system will be undergoing an upgrade this weekend beginning Friday evening, 12/1/17, at 10pm. We expect the system will be back online early Saturday morning, 12/2/17, at 2am.
November 1, 2017
At the recent Collaborating for MIT’s Future poster session, OSP presented concepts for a proposed
September 15, 2017
The NSF may be caught up in their move to Alexandria, VA this month, but here at MIT, we’re keeping an eye on the deadlines for the core NSF programs, most of which repeat annually in September through November.
June 27, 2017
MIT has recently signed an agreement with the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for fixed F&A rates for FY18. As of today, Kuali Coeus (KC) has been updated with these new rates (effective July 1st, 2017).