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OVPR staff is excited about the breakthroughs in research and scholarly accomplishments on our campus. If you have been awarded a grant, submitted a paper for publication or been notified that your research is being published in a scholarly journal, please contact us at so we can share the news with the rest of the OUHSC research community.

"The ORA submission process: A review for new investigators"
New PI Training 04-20-16 Final

Other helpful information

On this page, you will also find useful Institutional Data that you may be asked to provide when submitting a proposal.   Please let us know if there is additional information or links you would like to see on our site. Simply complete our Suggestion Form.

ORA Research News - Monday, April 29, 2019

University of Oklahoma is hosting the national Small Business Administration SBIR Road Tour on May 20th at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. While this event is focused on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR/STTR) program, there will be a lot of opportunity for one-on-one meetings with different program managers and many of the program managers may also be involved with traditional academic R&D funding. Please see the attached document for additional information. Road Tour Agenda.docx?ver=2019-04-29-073012-930


One (and Maybe One More) Then Start Again New – Understanding NIH Resubmission Rules It’s important to understand the Resubmission process.  For additional information please see the attached document and/or go to: Resubmission.pdf?ver=2019-04-29-072948-977


On May 1, 2019, Adobe Reader Version 9 will no longer be compatible for use with Workspace PDF forms.

This is a reminder to keep your (free) Adobe Acrobat Reader software up-to-date. For more information on compatible versions of Adobe Reader software for use with, please review our Adobe Software Compatibility page. There, you can verify the compatibility of your

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  1.  In case you missed this announcement on the HRPP website, a NEW and improved Protocol Outline was published on 3/12/2019

This outline should be used when developing and writing investigator-initiated protocols.  

Please discard the old outline version dated 2009.

  1.  CONSENT TEMPLATE 701-G UPDATED 4/19/2019:

This revised consent template includes a NEW and REQUIRED section for participant rights over personal data and information. Please discard all previous 701-G templates you may have saved and use the new version dated 04/19/2019.

*** Researchers may access the new Protocol Outline and 701-G Consent Template on the HRPP

Website -  in the Researcher’s Toolkit section.

IMPORTANT: The HRPP website is our PRIMARY location for posting announcements and updated templates. So while you’re there, bookmark our website and check back often so you can stay up-to-date with current events and changes that may affect your research submissions to the IRB.


NIH Tips for Writing a Strong Multiple PI Leadership Plan

Reviewers will judge the Leadership Plan of an application with multiple principal investigators (PIs) for its scientific merit and whether it promotes enough coordination and communication among PIs.


The OK Catalyst Researchers program provides training and resources on how to start a business for graduate students, post-docs, and faculty conducting research in STEM-related fields from Oklahoma universities. There will be lectures from subject matter experts every week and a chance to win up to $3,000. Applicants should have an interest in entrepreneurship and product development and propose an innovative project in a STEM-related field.  Compete to win up to $3,000.  For complete information see the attached document.


Women in Sciences Conference at the Science Museum Oklahoma Presented by

Oklahoma EPSCoR - October 22, 2019. For additional information go to:




Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements FY 2019 (NOT-OD-19-099)


Notice of Change to Activity Codes allowed for Administrative Supplement for Research on Bioethical Issues (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) PA-19-217 (NOT-OD-19-101)


Notice of Special Interest for Administrative Supplements for Research on Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) (NOT-OD-19-102)


The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office Request for Letters of Intent and Nominations for SGM Investigator Awards Program (NOT-OD-19-103)


Invitation for Input on the 2020 National Research Summit on Care, Services, & Supports for Persons with Dementia and their Caregivers (NOT-AG-19-016)


Notice of Change to PAR-18-185, "Development of Socially-Assistive Robots (SARs) to Engage Persons with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD), and their Caregivers (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-AG-19-020)


Notice of Change to PAR-18-186, "Development of Socially-Assistive Robots (SARs) to Engage Persons with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD), and their Caregivers (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-AG-19-021)


Pre-Application Webinar for Population-Based Researchers on NCI's Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research Funding Opportunities (RFA-CA-19-038, RFA-CA-19-039, RFA-CA-19-040, and RFA-CA-19-041) (NOT-CA-19-048)


Notice to Extend the Expiration Date of PAR-18-261: Transition to Independent Environmental Health Research (TIEHR) Career Award (K01 Clinical Trial Required) (NOT-ES-19-011)


Notice to Extend the Expiration Date of PAR-18-291: Transition to Independent Environmental Health Research (TIEHR) Career Award (K01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (NOT-ES-19-012)


NEI Notice of Participation in PAR-19-134, "Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP) for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)" (NOT-EY-19-024)


NEI Notice of Participation in PAR-19-135, "Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP) for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools (R15 Clinical Trial Required)" (NOT-EY-19-025)  


Notice Announcing the National Human Genome Research Institutes Genomics in Medicine and Health Strategic Planning Workshop (NOT-HG-19-020)


NHLBI Limitations on Clinical Trial Applications Submitted to the NIH Parent (R01 Clinical Trial Required) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) (NOT-HL-19-690)


Notice of Correction to Eligibility Information for PA-19-166 "Implementation of shared decision making for HLBS diseases and conditions (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-HL-19-699)


Notice to Extend the Expiration Date of PAR-16-204 "NLM Career Development Award in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (K01)" and Discontinue the FOA (NOT-LM-19-004)


Notice of Change to Key Dates for RFA-NS-18-014 "BRAIN Initiative: Targeted BRAIN Circuits Planning Projects - TargetedBCPP (R34 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)" (NOT-NS-19-034)


Notice of Correction to NOT-RM-19-001 Request for Information (RFI): Institutional Accountability to Promote Inclusive Excellence (NOT-RM-19-006)


Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for Alternatives to the Use of Human Fetal Tissues for NIH Tissue Chip Programs (NOT-TR-19-019)


Please Note:  When only one application is allowed per Institution according to the sponsor instructions, a one-page letter of intent summarizing the proposed project should be submitted to the Vice President for Research at least one month prior to the application deadline (unless

otherwise noted).  The letters of intent will be reviewed and a single application will be chosen  for submission from the University.




Limited Competition: Interdisciplinary Complementary and Integrative Health Clinical Research Training (T90/R90 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (RFA-AT-19-010) Deadline June 26, 2019 and January 24, 2020 


HEAL Initiative: Early Phase Pain Investigation Clinical Network - Specialized Clinical Centers (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (RFA-NS-19-036) – Deadline June 3, 2019


Limited Competition: Modular Budget Research Project Grant for NIH Nurse Scientist Scholars (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR-19-356) – Deadline October 4, 2019 


Limited Competition: Small Grant Program for NIAMS K08 and K23 Recipients (R03) (PRA-19-257) – Deadline June 19, 2019 and October 21, 2019





Department of Defense (DOD) – Bone Marrow Failure Research Program (BMFRP) Idea Development Award – Required PreApplication due June 6, 2019 and Application due September 5, 2019


DOD – Multiple Sclerosis Research Program (MCRP) – Exploration Hypothesis Development Award Required PreApplication due May 21, 2019 and Application due September 19, 2019


DOD – MCRP – Investigator Initiated Research Award - Required PreApplication due May 21, 2019 and Application due September 19, 2019


DOD – Neurofibromatosis Research Program (NRP) – Clinical Tiral Award – Required PreApplication due May 23, 2019 and Application due June 6, 2019


DOD – NRP – Exploration Hypothesis Development Award – Required PreApplication due May23, 2019 and Application due June 6, 2019


DOD – NRP – Early Investigator Research Award – Required PreApplication due May 23, 2019 and Application due June 6, 2019