NSF Biosketches/Current & Pendings - Updates to template
NSF is designating SciENcv (Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae) as an NSF-approved template and are requring faculty to use SciENcv to prepare their biographical sketches and C&Ps for NSF proposals. Here are some training resources that are available including the attached step by step instructions for creating a Biosketch and C&P in SciENcv. A link to an FAQ page regarding biosketches can be found here and an instructional video can be viewed here. A link to an FAQ page regarding C&Ps can be found here.
NIH Biosketches/Other Support - Updates to template
NIH recently issued Notice No. NOT-OD-21-073, which announces updated application forms and instructions which are intended to further promote transparency and full disclosure of all resources (both domestic and foreign) that directly support the individual’s research endeavors. All proposal applications, Just-In-Time requests, and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) with due dates on or after May 25, 2021 must comply with these new requirements.
PI Academy: Finding Funding with the Pivot Search Engine
Learn how to enroll in and use our campus subscription search engine Pivot November 6, 2020, 12pm
Mileage Reimbursement Rate Changes Effective January 1, 2021
The reimbursement rate for the use of a private automobile for University business travel will decrease from 57.5 cents a mile to 56 cents a mile.
Supporting International Engagement and Research Integrity
UCSB provides a unique environment in which scholars and students strive together to expand fundamental knowledge of society...Recently, several federal agencies have publicly communicated specific concerns to universities across the country around "foreign influence" on federally sponsored research. A link to the memo from UCSB EVC's office in specific regards to this can be found here.