Keeping Up with OSR
Be sure to check this page frequently for updated information concerning isues and events involving sponsored research at Kettering University.
New and Amended Policies and Procedures
The OSR announced policy and procedural changes effective January 2, 2013 which affect the proposal process.
- Proposal Preparation Reference Guide for All Grant and Contract Proposals
- Proposal Approval Form
- Procedure to Request Additional Compensation and Overload
- Internal Grant Account Policy (IGA)
- Laboratory Use Policy
Other OSR policies and procedures can be found on the Forms & Policy page.
NSF Changes to Proposal Requirements
The National Science Foundation (NSF) made several changes to their Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) effective January 14, 2013. These changes affect many required aspects of your NSF proposal. Please refer to the NSF GPG on line for more details. For your convenience, the OSR developed a quick reference sheet for the standard NSF proposal requirements.
SPIN Funding Database
The OSR subscribs to a service with InfoEd Global to assist Kettering faculty and staff in finding grant and contract opportunities. SPIN is web-based for access from anywhere, easy to use out-of-the-box, and can be customed to bring back precisely the results you want. SPIN offers active searching, automated opportunity matching, and daily opportunity notifications. Create a individual profile in the SMARTS/GENIUS website to receive e-mail notifications of opportunites that match your profile keywords. Check out the tools to the right to get you started. Any questions can be directed to either Jill or Jodi in the OSR.