We have issued a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to accompany the responsible conduct of research (RCR) requirement of the America COMPETES Act, as implemented in the NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide
The FAQs are available on the Policy Office web site at
Please direct any questions regarding these FAQs (or NSF’s RCR implementation in general) to the Policy Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or on x8243. As additional questions are posed by NSF staff and the community, the FAQs will be updated accordingly.
Head, Policy Office
Division of Institution & Award Support
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22230