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Fordham University Research Manual 
A guide to doing research at Fordham.
link to manual (PDF)
The Research Manual is a work-in-progress and is updated periodically based on policy changes/creations and feedback from you. 

For Proposal Preparation

Boilerplates and Information about Fordham University
Finance (via GSSS)
Libraries (via GSSS)
Instructional Technology Academic Computing (ITAC)
Institutional Research's 'Fordham Fact Book'
The Fordham Fact Book provides data about the university. The Fact Book contains information for all of Fordham University's campuses, and is updated throughout the year. It can be accessed by Fordham faculty and staff by using their Fordham University login information; the files are read-only.

Travel with Federal Funding: per diem rates & the Fly America act
U.S. General Services Administration domestic per diem rates

U.S. Department of State foreign per diem rates

Fly America Act

Grantwriting tips
Carnegie Mellon University - Advice on Writing Proposals to the National Science Foundation

The Chronicle of Higher Education - How to Fail at Grant Writing (funny!)

Fordham University Office of Research - Transforming a Descriptive Narrative of Research into an Effective Appeal for Research

Foundation Center - Proposal Writing Short Course

Journal of Research Administration - What do Grant Reviewers Really Want,

NIAID - Ten Steps to a Winning R01 Application

NIAID - Successful R01 and R21 Sample Applications

NIH - Podcast on Writing a Successful Fellowship Application

NIH - Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research e-Source website (anthology
  of the latest research methods and tools)

NIH - Inside the Grant Review Process videos

Public Library of Science (PLoS) - Ten Simple Rules for Getting Grants

Social Science Research Council (SSRC) - On the Art of Writing Proposals

U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation - Grant Writing Tips (written 
   for their own applications but very generalizable)

For Award Management

Fordham - Administrative Handbook (Anyone that pays employees on an award becomes an administrator, and must follow these guidelines.)

Fordham - Accounts Payable Department Policies and Procedures

NIH - Grants Policy Statement (10/2013)

NSF - Award and Administration Guide (2/2014)

Science: Careers - myIDP
As of October 1, 2014, the NIH encourages all graduate students and postdocs supported by NIH grants to create an Individual Development Plan (IDP). With this interactive website, students and postdocs can explore different science-related careers and discover the career path that will fit them best.


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