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New/Revised Project Development

All research sponsored or conducted by the USDA, which includes all the CAES Research Projects, is required to be documented in the Current Research Information System (CRIS). This data is submitted and collected on the CRIS Forms Assistance website.

Following are the forms required for submitting a new or revised project proposal. Use the PDF forms for reference only, project data must be completed on the CRIS Forms Assistance website.

  Form Description PDF Word Instructions
1. AD416 Project Description -- Research Resume view   view
2. AD417 Classification of Rssesearch view   view
3. CSREES Form 2008 Assurance Statement view   view
4. Project Outline Project Proposal Narrative view view  
5. Peer Review Peer Review view view view

Signatures. When all the above CRIS forms are complete, notify Jan via e-mail at jan.iron@colostate.edu. She will e-mail you the "final" copies of the forms (1-3) to print out, and get required signatures on. Mail her the signed forms along with the project outline (see address below); and e-mail the Project Outline in Word or WordPerfect format.

Due Dates: The CRIS Forms and project outline are due to the CAES Director's office by the third Friday in April. For Multi-State projects, PIs will be contacted for the forms - usually in August.


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