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PIVOT Discontinued
Effective September 1, 2017, the COS PIVOT service was discontinued.  In lieu of PIVOT, you can utilize the GrantSearch database, a product of the Grants Resource Center (GRC), to search for and obtain information on funding opportunities.  For more information and instructions on accessing GrantSearch, please visit OSP’s Funding Opportunities page at

OSP Newsletter: The Star Report

Fall 2017 

Congratulations to all FY2017 Award Recipients!  This issue of The Star Report includes awards and highlights from FY17, an article about Amplifying Impact of projects, and a step by step guide to setting up Funding Alerts in the GrantSearch database. 

 STAR Report Fall 2017 Cover

 IRB Updates:

New IRB Protocol Form for Undergraduate and Master's Degree Students!  New Form must be used starting February 15, 2016.

Memorandum to faculty and research supervisors

New Undergraduate and Master's Degree Protocol Form (Appendix C) (MS Word)

New Guidance on the Safe Storage and Management of Research Data



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Recently Submitted Proposals

Julie Ann Nagle, College of Arts and Communication, submitted, Empathy Mirror/Borrowed Burrow, to the National Academy of Sciences/National Academies Keck Futures Initiative through a subaward with University of Texas - Austin, with a total request of $3,000.

Recently Submitted Proposals

Michael Griffiths, College of Science and Health, submitted, Dry or Wet in East Asia During Heinrich Events? New Perspectives from Multiproxy Cave Records and Coupled Model Simulations, to the National Science Foundation, with a total request of $298,939.

Recently Submitted Proposals

Jennifer Di Noia, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, submitted, WIC-based Intervention to Promote Healthy Eating among Low-Income Mothers, to the National Institutes of Health, with a total request of $275,384.

Recently Submitted Proposals

Rahi Abouk, College of Business, submitted, Recreational Marijuana Legalization and Changes in Parental Time Use Patterns, to the National Institutes of Health through a subaward from the University of Wisconsion - Milwaukee, with a total request of $66,210.

Recently Submitted Proposals

William Kernan, College of Science and Health, submitted, Outreach and Community Education Regarding the Use of Opioid Pain Relievers for Sports- Related Injuries in Young Athletes (SPFx), to the NJ Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, with a total request of $19,400.

Recently Submitted Proposals


Course for Students: 
Human Subject Research

CITI Program Course Flyer

The William Paterson University Institutional Review Board, supported by the CITI Program, is now offering a course specifically designed to introduce students to the use of human subjects in research.  The course is appropriate for undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degree students.  Information on how faculty might use this to support their courses and how students would register and complete it are on the IRB web page.