July 15, 2019 NSF’s Director, Dr. France Córdova, issued a Dear Colleague Letter on Research Protection.  It discusses NSF's concerns regarding foreign influence in research and describes changes that are coming to NSF proposal procedures later this year. 


February 19, 2019 This is a reminder of the requirement to obtain prior approval before any PD/PI or Senior/Key Personnel specifically named in an NIH notice of award:


January 28, 2019 The partial government shutdown has temporarily ended. However, due to the continued uncertainty surrounding the current federal budget situation, UCSB’s Office of Research is providing the following guidance to help our campus plan for another possible partial Federal Government shutdown on February 16. 2019.