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Office of Research Affairs

Overview

The Office of Research Affairs (ORA) provides support for research being conducted at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). The ORA serves as a "research hub" to assist faculty in expanding collaborative, innovate research that will lead to an increased number of novel competitive grant applications to a variety of funding agencies. The ORA staff provides a wide-range of services to SOM faculty.

ORA Mission and Services >


NIH Grant Submission Policy

The UMSOM requires the following:

  • All NIH grant front pages, budget and personnel items should be submitted to the ORA by 5 pm, seven (7) business days prior to the grant deadline.
  • All elements of the proposal must be routed in final form to Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) by 5pm five (5) business days prior to the grant deadline.

Internal Grant Routing Policy
UMSOM policies and procedures for grant routing & submissions.


Upcoming NIH Deadlines

Download a complete list of internal routing deadlines for standard NIH due dates:   2023 Standard NIH Deadlines

 

Sept. 25th, 2023:  all P series applications

  • Sept. 14th by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Sept. 18th by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

Sept. 25th, 2023:  all R18, U18, R25 applications

  • Sept. 14th by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Sept. 18th by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

Sept. 25th, 2023:  all T and D series applications

  • Sept. 14th by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Sept. 18th by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

Oct. 5th, 2023:  new R01 and U01 applications

  • Sept. 26th by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Sept. 28th by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

Oct. 12th, 2023:  new K series applications

  • Oct. 3rd by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Oct. 5th by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

Oct. 16th, 2023:  new R03, R21, R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2, UH3 applications

  • Oct. 5th by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Oct. 9th by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

Nov. 5th, 2023:  R01 and U01 renewals, resubmissions and revisions

  • Oct. 26th by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Oct. 30th by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

Nov. 12th, 2023:  K series renewals, resubmissions and revisions

  • Nov. 2nd by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Nov. 6th by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

Nov. 16th, 2023:  R03, R21, R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2, UH3 renewals, resubmissions and revisions

  • Nov. 7th by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Nov. 9th by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

Dec. 8th, 2023:  all F series applications

  • Nov. 29th by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Dec. 1st by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

Dec. 12th, 2023:  all R13 and U13 applications 

  • Dec. 1st by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Dec. 5th by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

Jan. 7th, 2024:  all AIDS-related applications

  • Jan. 2nd by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Jan. 2nd by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

 

 



Data Management and Sharing

Beginning with the Jan 25th 2023 submission deadline, NIH will require an enhanced Data Management and Sharing Plan for all research funding applications. Check out these resources to help you understand the new requirements and develop a plan.

CLICK HERE for resources