COVID-19 Updates for BU's Research Community:

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Memo: Animal Science Center Update on COVID-19, 3/23

Dear Researcher, As stated in the March 23 message from the Office of the Provost, the Animal Science Center is asking all BU Investigators and Research Labs to end all non-critical work involving animals. ASC will be operating only to provide basic animal husbandry and veterinary oversight (feed, water, cage change, enrichment provision, wean/separation, veterinary […]

NIH, AHRQ and HRSA Announce FY 2020 Updates to NRSA Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels

Stipend increases are announced for FY 2020 Kirschstein-NRSA awards for undergraduate, predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees and fellows. Training Related Expenses and the Institutional Allowance for postdoctoral trainees and fellows have also been increased. Training Related Expenses and Institutional Allowances for predoctoral trainees and fellows and the Tuition and Fees for all educational levels remain unchanged. […]

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Update of NIH Continuous Submission Policy: Change in Submission Deadlines and End of Recent Substantial Service Option

Notice NOT-OD-20-060 alerts the scientific research community of plans to discontinue the practice of granting one-year continuous submission status to reviewers with recent substantial review service, which was earned by serving 6 times in an 18 month period. Implementation of this change is being done so as to honor commitments to those who have already […]