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The Office of Research Services (ORS) provides full life cycle administrative support to facilitate innovative research that positively impacts the world. ORS provides excellent customer service through knowledge-based leadership and stewardship. This includes timely clear communication to build partnerships with the Penn research community and our external sponsors.
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NSF Policy on Safe and Inclusive Working Environments

NSF has implemented a new policy (see Chapter XI.A.1.g. of PAPPG 23-1) to foster safe and harassment-free environments wherever science is conducted. This policy is effective for proposals with off-campus or off-site work due on or after January 30, 2023, and requires proposers to certify that they have a plan in place for creating and […]
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NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy

The NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy becomes effective for applications submitted on or after January 25, 2023.  The policy applies to all NIH supported research that results in the generation of scientific data. It does not apply to other activities such as training, infrastructure development, and non-research activities. The Data Management and Sharing Plan […]
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Penn’s New Other Support Tool

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is pleased to announce the launch of Penn’s new Other Support Tool. The Tool can be accessed here. For more information about the Other Support Tool, including how to use it, please visit our Using Penn’s Other Support Tool website.
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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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