What's New

The Office of Post-Award Management (OPAM) continues to look for ways to process awards in a timely manner and to streamline the process. Through collaboration with the Office of Research Compliance, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Review Board (IRB), we have made improvements to the Principal Investigator Award Agreement (PIAA) document. These changes...


The fall Research Administration Core Curriculum Training Program and Kuali training dates are now available on the WL&D website.

Please join us in congratulating Marcia Day on a long and successful career at UMass Amherst. Marcia plans to retire on September 19, 2022.

Marcia joined UMass in 1996, working in the Math department. She moved to the transcript office of the Graduate School in 1997, and then found her home in the former Office of Grants and Contracts Administration (OGCA) in Research and...


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has posted a draft of the 2023 Proposal and Award Policies and Procedure Guide (PAPPG). View...


A new form to notify the VCRE and Controller's Office about upcoming Principal Investigator (PI) departures and retirements is now available here.

Two upcoming National Institutes of Health (NIH) webinars on understanding the new NIH data management and sharing (DMS) policy:

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