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NYTimes: Why the Medical Research Grant System Could Be Costing Us Great Ideas

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

Funding is harder to find in general, and the current approach favors low-risk research and proposals by older scientists and white men. Article by Aaron E. Carroll The medical research […]

Reminder: Proposal Deadlines

Published: Jun 20th, 2018

As a reminder, the new proposal submission timelines go into effect this Friday. All proposals with published/hard deadlines must arrive submit-ready in DSP by 9am the day prior to the […]

Further Refining Case Studies and FAQs about the NIH Definition of a Clinical Trial

Published: Jan 5th, 2018

by Mike Lauer, NIH’s Deputy Director for Extramural Research In August and September we released case studies and FAQs to help those of you doing human subjects research to determine […]

Hey, Trump, U.S. Science Spending Pays Off Bigly

Published: Mar 20th, 2017

President Donald Trump has released a budget plan for federal discretionary spending (which doesn’t include interest on the national debt or entitlement programs like Social Security). It has a few […]

Relationships: Doctor’s Advice

Published: May 19th, 2016

US doctoral students may find that their dissertation committee can double up as a board of career mentors. PhD candidates in the United States have a certain advantage over students […]

NIH Anticipates Transition to New Research Training Data Table Formats in FY 2016

Published: Jul 10th, 2015

This Notice serves to announce that NIH anticipates adopting new research training data table formats in FY 2016 for use with institutional training grant applications and Research Performance Progress Reports […]

Reminder: Potential Delays to NIH Issuing Awards May 29th – June 3rd

Published: May 8th, 2015

National Institutes of Health issued NOT-OD-15-088 indicating that there would be delays in processing various grant processes due to upgrades in NIH systems between May 19 and June 3. NIH […]

Notice of Potential Delays to NIH Issuing Awards in May 2015

Published: Apr 17th, 2015

This Notice is to inform NIH applicants and grantees that NIH’s ability to issue competing and non-competing awards may be delayed for two weeks from May 19, 2015 until June […]

Enrollment Now Open: Kavli Scientist-Writer Workshops at NYU

Published: Jan 23rd, 2015

“The best course I’ve had since college… Scientists sorely need instruction of this kind, whether they try to write for the public or only for their peers. Every department at […]

Update: New Biographical Sketch Format Required for NIH and AHRQ Grant Applications Submitted for Due Dates on or After May 25, 2015

Published: Jan 22nd, 2015

This Notice supersedes NOT-OD-15-024 about the NIH and AHRQ requirement for use of a new biosketch format and provides some latitude in the transition for those who have already been […]