Sponsored Programs Administration


Charles Greer
Assistant Vice Chancellor
for Research
Office: 951-827-3093
Dept: 951-827-5535

Research and Economic Development (RED), through its Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) unit, is UCR's institutional office responsible for reviewing, endorsing and submitting proposals to extramural sponsors for research, training, instructional and other activities. SPA is also responsible for preparing, negotiating, and accepting agreements for projects funded by federal and state agencies, foundations, corporations, and other public and private sources. Other responsibilities include: providing advice to faculty and staff regarding the management and administration of sponsored programs; interpreting the terms and conditions of awards, sponsor and university policies and government regulations; monitoring institutional compliance with government regulations and award requirements; drafting, negotiating, executing and monitoring subagreements under UCR's prime awards; coordinating pre-award and non-accounting post-award actions requiring either institutional or sponsor prior approval; and drafting, negotiating and executing various other agreements related to UCR's prime awards (e.g., data use agreements, collaboration agreements, etc.).


Sponsored Programs Announcements

NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), NSF 14-1, has been issued.

This new version of the PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after February 24, 2014.
In the interim, the guidelines contained in the current PAPPG (NSF 13-1) continue to apply.

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Federal Government Re-Opens

Federal Government Re-Opens - Updates from the federal departments.

NSB Releases Report on NSF's Merit Review Criteria

01/09/2012 04:28 AM EST

The National Science Board (NSB) has released its report National Science Foundation's Merit Review Criteria: Review and Revisions. The report is the culmination of a thorough review by the NSB Task Force on Merit Review to determine if the Merit Review Criteria used by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to evaluate all proposals since 1997 remain appropriate. The Board also recognized that the ...

More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=122793&WT.mc_id=USNSF_62&WT.mc_ev=click


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