NIH RPPR Instruction Guide
January 25, 2016
G.2 Responsible Conduct of Research
If required in the FOA for this award, describe the nature of the responsible conduct of research
instruction and the extent of participant and faculty involvement. Include a description of any
enhancements and/or modifications to the five instructional components (Format, Subject Matter,
Faculty Participation, Duration, and Frequency) from the plan described in the competing
application. Faculty members who were contributors to formal instruction in responsible conduct
of research during the last budget period must be named. Additional detailed guidance on this
requirement is found in the competing application instructions.
G.3 Not Applicable.
G.12 F&A Costs [Applicable to SNAP awards only.]
7.6 Multi-Project RPPRs and Single-Project RPPRs with Complicated
For the purposes of the RPPR, the following activity codes are always categorized as multi-
project awards or single-project awards with complicated structures: G12, M01, P01, P20, P2C.
P30, P41, P42, P50, P51, P60, PL1, PM1, PN1, PN2, R24, R28, RM1, S06, S11, U01, U10,
U19, U24, U2C, U34, U41, U42, U45, U54, U56, UC7, UL1, UM1, and UM2. These activity
codes awards may or may not include multiple components (projects, cores), but they all could
potentially include multiple components. For multi-project awards, the grantee will follow the
instructions for the overall portion of the RPPR below and for each component of the RPPR the
grantee will follow the instructions under component instructions in section 7.6.2.
The Instructions for RPPR Sections A
H in chapter 6, are applicable to these activity codes (even
if the award does not include multiple components) with the following exceptions.
B.1 What are the major goals of the project?
Emphasize the synergy, collaboration and integration of major activities of the project. Report
the major goals specific to an individual component under that component.
B.2 What was accomplished under these goals?
For this reporting period describe for the overall award: 1) major activities; 2) significant results,
including major findings, developments, or conclusions (both positive and negative), and 3) key
outcomes or other achievements. Include a discussion of stated goals not met. Report the
accomplishments of individual projects and cores under that component.
B.3 Is there one or more Revision associated with this award or a project under this award for
which reporting is required?
If the Revision is associated with a specific project or core, identify the component.
B.5 How have the results been disseminated to communities of interest?
If there are individual projects/cores designed to disseminate information or conduct outreach
activities, report those activities under that component.