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MAES Research Funding Resources, Policies and Forms

Faculty Funding

Faculty interested in receiving funds from the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station should contact their department head/chair or William Miller (413.545.5017 or wamiller@cns.umass.edu). Funding for the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station is provided through The National Institute of Food and Agriculture http://www.nifa.usda.gov/

Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station (Hatch/McIntire Stennis)-Proposal Guidelines

CRIS (Current Research Information System)

CRIS (Current Research Information System) is a federal database that contains information on projects funded by Agricultural Experiment Stations throughout the nation. Researchers who receive Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station funds must submit information to CRIS.

CRIS Overview

Policy Compliance

The Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station helps to ensure that all funded research that includes the care and use of animals, recombinant DNA or Humans Subjects is in compliance with federal and institutional policies. 

Information for Department Finance Staff

Financial staff and bookeepers in UMass Amherst departments will find reference information for each department by clicking the button below.

Information for Department Finance Staff

Research Tools

Protocols, forms and permissions required by the federal government when projects will require interaction with animals or people or when hazardous materials will be used.

Reporting Sites