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Harvard's research landscape is wonderfully rich, but it is also complex and may be difficult to navigate. This website is intended to serve all Harvard scholars, new and experienced, as a hub that organizes and provides access to the many laws, regulations, and policies that may be applicable to one's research, and to resources that enable research.

Update on NIH Reporting Requirements

In response to recent communications with the NIH and other federal agencies, including the statement from NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, we have developed the following Guidance and FAQs to assist faculty and administrators with federal reporting and disclosure requirements pertaining to Outside Activities, Financial Conflict of Interest, and Current and Pending and/or Other Support.

Featured Updates

2019 Lemann Brazil Research Fund awardees announced

April 16, 2019

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs are pleased to announce the 2019 awardees of the Lemann Brazil Research Fund.

“We are particularly excited about the breadth of disciplines comprising this year’s awardee cohort,” said Rick McCullough, Vice Provost for Research and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering. “We feel it demonstrates the interest across the University in conducting research in Brazil and showcases the impressive collaborations between Harvard faculty and Brazilian colleagues.” Read more here.

2019 Climate Change Solutions Fund awardees announced

April 10, 2019

Seven research projects in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities will share about $1 million in the fifth round of grants awarded by the Climate Change Solutions Fund (CCSF), an initiative encouraging multidisciplinary research projects that seek creative solutions to climate change.

“Harvard has a responsibility to create knowledge and advance research on the pressing issue of climate change,” said President Larry Bacow. “Since its inception, the Climate Change Solutions Fund has supported groundbreaking work across the University, and this year’s cohort represents the complex, multidisciplinary work required to address profound environmental changes that affect all of us.” Read more here.

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