ORS News2Use

The ORS News2Use newsletter is published quarterly by the Office of Research Services (ORS), providing pertinent information and updates about ORS services to the NIH community.
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8/20/2019Need to purchase new lab equipment and/or instruments before the end of FY19 but worried about those pesky end-of-fiscal year deadlines? Don’t fret.
  
DSEIS Extends New Equipment Sales Procurement DeadlineAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019In July, the Office of Director released its Annual Report for 2018. The 2018 ORS annual report highlights just a fraction of our accomplishments over the past year.
  
ORS Annual Report 2018 August 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019The Office of Research Services (ORS) is comprised of a diverse portfolio of services that support the NIH mission.
  
I AM ORS: Summer 2019August 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019Did you know that over 500 NIH employees across 12 different ICs are approved as irradiator users?  Are you one of them? 
  
2019 Irradiator Refresher Training DeadlineAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019NIH staff may use SAGE Data Science and JoVE Science Education video collections to stay up to date on scientific fundamentals and/or best practices for data analysis. Over 3,200 videos are available at the NIH Library.
  
Science Education Video Collections Available from the NIH LibraryAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019On July 23, the first targeted thorium conjugate patient in the United States was treated at the NIH.  This event was the culmination of over 18 months of collaboration with Bayer, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Clinical Center, and Division of Radi
  
DRS Helps NIH's First Targeted Thorium Conjugate PatientAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019In celebration of National Yoga Month, the Division of Amenities and Transportation Services, in partnership with the R&W Fitness Center, will be offering free yoga-related events
  
September is National Yoga MonthAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019Back by popular demand, the second NIH community shred drive was held on June 20 in front of Building 1.
  
Second NIH Community Shred Event a Big SuccessAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019New model centrifuges and microplate readers were on display June 27 in the Building 10 South Lobby.
  
A New Spin on Equipment Sales and ServicesAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019The Division of International Services (DIS) is piloting a new initiative in August on the NIH main campus for administrators, who are new to DIS case processing and working with foreign nationals.
  
DIS Pilots Training Program for AdministratorsAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019As NIH radiation workers may recall, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) inspected the Bethesda (and Poolesville and Rockville and NIAID/IRF and Baltimore campuses) over the course of five days in May.
  
DRS Receives Feedback from NRC InspectionAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019On March 1, ORS raised the annual Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) cap from $75,000 to $80,000 for participation in the NIH Child Care Subsidy Program. 
  
Do you Need Help Paying for Child Care?August 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019It is a typical summer in the Washington-D.C area with hot weather and high humidity, so be sure to listen to your local weather and news channels, use common sense and take a minute to review the following tips.  
  
Beating the HeatAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019The DSEIS Laboratory Equipment Maintenance and Repair Branch hosted a weeklong pipette calibration and repair clinic in July.
  
Pipette Tune-up Service Assures Perfect Pipette PerformanceAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019Imagine if a hurricane blew through the area resulting in the pile-up of multiple vehicles affected by flooding, strong winds, or even a bridge collapse.
  
DRS Participates in FEMA DrillAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019Join us for National Work and Family Month in October. Save the date for the WorkLife@NIH Information Fair (in conjunction with the NIH Community Market) on Tuesday, October 22, in Building 10, South Lobby, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  
National Work and Family Month in OctoberAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019
8/20/2019After many years of service, the Division of Mail Management Services (DMMS) mailroom in Building 45 has closed. 
  
The Building 45 Mailroom is ClosedAugust 20, 2019Summer 2019


IN THIS ISSUE
The Building 45 Mailroom is Closed
After many years of service, the Division of Mail Management Services (DMMS) mailroom in Building 45 has closed. For mail assistance, you may visit one of our on-campus full-service mailrooms in Buildings 10 and 31 or contact the DMMS customer service team at mcsbcs@mail.nih.gov , or call (301) 496-3586.

Join us for National Work and Family Month in October. Save the date for the WorkLife@NIH Information Fair (in conjunction with the NIH Community Market) on Tuesday, October 22, in Building 10, South Lobby, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. More »
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