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Recent BPH research updates

Indirect Cost Return Pilot Program: 2021–2022

To support our faculty and academics who rely on external sources for salary support, this pilot program will provide eligible PIs with funds calculated based on the amount of external funding spent in the fiscal year. Specifically, PIs will receive an amount equivalent to 5% of the indirect costs spent from their contracts and grants funding in a given fiscal year as discretionary funds. This program will take place July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022. Guidelines for the program are available here

Pilot Emergency Bridge Funding for Research, 2020-2021 Guidelines

We are pleased to announce the launch of a Pilot Emergency Bridge Funding program for SPH PIs. This pilot includes two forms of bridge funding: a bridge funding loan (open to PIs who are Adjunct, Clinical X, HS Clinical, Ladder-Rank, PIR, and PIs with Continuing Exceptional PI status) and standard bridge funding (open to PIs who rely on grant or other outside funding to support their academic year salary; specifically Adjunct, Clinical X, HS Clinical, PIR faculty, and PIs with Continuing Exceptional PI status). Pilot Emergency Bridge Funding details are available here.

ProS Region Research Administration

The Professional Schools Region (ProS) helps UC Berkeley Faculty and Principal Investigators (PIs) focus on their groundbreaking and world-class research efforts by providing customized administrative and management support for research proposals, grants, awards, and contracts throughout various steps in the life cycle. This is where you can find the Proposal Submission Request form.

Tue$day Top Tip$ for BPH research

Tuesday Top Tips includes a summary of current federal, state, UC-specific, and foundation funding opportunities relevant to BPH faculty and researchers as well as announcements about current research administration topics of interest.

Grant writing resources for BPH faculty and PIs

These curated resources are intended to assist PIs in the proposal development process and include grant writing workshop recordings and materials, a list of NIH funded grants awarded to BPH PIs from 2010–2020, and information about peer review processes available to BPH faculty and researchers.

Federal funding updates

Lewis-Burke, Inc., is a Washington, DC, firm that provides the UC Berkeley campus regular updates about the federal funding landscape and other important congressional updates as they relate to university research. These frequent updates can be found in this shared Google folder.

In addition, The NIH Extramural Blog— which covers NIH funding updates and information about changes in policies—and other information can be found on the NIH website.

Proposal Development Quick Guide for BPH faculty and PIs

Proposal Development Process from Beginning to End: Quick Guide to Campus Research Administration Resources” is a quick guide to the grant process at BPH from start to finish including important campus links, forms, and tips.

Research news intake form

Do you have research news to share?

If you have a new funding source, a new publication, or other research news to share widely, please complete BPH’s research news intake form and the communications team will be in touch with you to disseminate the information on the website, in our bi-monthly newsletter, and/or on social media. The communications team can also reach out to UC Berkeley Public Affairs if dissemination is more suited to their outlets.

Contact information and organizational charts for research-related personnel

Links to contact lists related to research and research administration at BPH and UC Berkeley.