Welcome to the Office of Research Services

Penn ranks among the top recipients of competitive research grants and receives more than $1.2B in external awards annually. The Office of Research Services works to ensure that these funds are properly administered and provides assistance to Penn’s principal investigators and business administrators.
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Recent News

Reminder about the Pilot Program for Enhancement of Protection Against Reprisals (41 U.S.C. 4712)

The University of Pennsylvania is committed to operating in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Penn policies in the conduct of grants, contracts, and other sponsored research.  Penn relies on individual faculty, staff and students to report to appropriate University offices, in cases where it appears that a member of the university community may not […]
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NSF Pre- and Post-Award Disclosures Related to Current and Pending Support

NSF has developed a disclosure table as a helpful reference regarding pre-award and post-award disclosure information in the biological sketch, current and pending support, and other reports and proposal sections. In addition to the disclosure table, NSF has issued revised FAQs regarding current and pending support. For more information, please refer to our NSF Disclosure […]
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Transitioning Research when a PI leaves Penn

Have a PI that’s leaving Penn? See our brief Knowledge Link module describing the steps a departmental administrator can take to support the successful transition of research when a PI leaves Penn.
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Disclosure Requirements for Federal Sponsors

Different agencies have different requirements for how to disclose other support and outside activities. The following table may be useful to help determine what should be disclosed to federal sponsors
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