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New Due Date for NIH Biosketch & Other Support Formats

National Institutes of Health (NIH) released Notice NOT-OD-21-110 which describes the implementation of the updated Other Support and Biosketch format pages and associated instructions, as outlined in NOT-OD-21-073. The updated forms for both will be required for use with applications and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPR) submitted for due dates on or after January 25, 2022. Please note the new due date requiring the changes; however, it is highly recommended that you start using the new materials now.

Key NIH Resources

Updated Training & Resources on Science & Security Webpage

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The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and partnering research support offices have reviewed the new requirements and provided new and updated training and resources to the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) Guidance on Science and Security Webpage. Below is a summary of the key updates.

Updates to Background & Related Policies and Procedures

Updates to Sponsor Specific

New NIH Guidance

Updates to FAQs

Update to Training

Updates to Forms and Tools

Other UNC Related Resources

Additional related guidance is available on the UNC Research webpage as well as the Guidance memo from the Vice Chancellor for Research on foreign influence concerns.

For questions on this announcement, please contact OSR at

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