Dedication to the path of research can be rewarding and fulfilling as a career choice. The National Institutes of Health want to encourage outstanding health professionals to pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social, and clinical research, and to develop their skills into a lifelong passion for discovery and knowledge. However, far too often, the pursuit of research can be a challenge, especially when faced with high levels of student loan debt. This is how the NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) can help! Continue reading
As outlined in NIH GPS Section 8.1.3, you must send NIH a request, signed by your Authorized Organizational Representative, to the Chief Grants Management Officer of the awarding NIH institute (a full list of contacts can be found online). Your NIH … Continue reading
Yes. As described in NIH Grants Policy Statement Section 188.8.131.52, prior approval from NIH is required for a change in status such as withdrawal from the project during a no-cost extension. This applies only if the senior or key personnel … Continue reading
NIH (including help desks) will be closed Monday, September 1, 2014 (Labor Day). If a postmark/submission date falls on this federal holiday, the application deadline is automatically extended to the next business day.
Experiencing a system issue with ASSIST, Grants.gov, SAM, or eRA Commons that you believe threaten your ability to submit on time? Don’t panic. NIH will not penalize applicants who experience confirmed system issues that are beyond their control. However, it is imperative that you follow our Guidelines for Applicants Experiencing System Issues. This process includes contacting the eRA Commons Help Desk by the due date… Continue reading
Does your latest innovative idea have commercial potential and support cutting-edge technological research? Explore NIH funding options for small businesses at the 16th Annual NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference that will be held in Albuquerque, NM on October 21 – 23, 2014. Continue reading
If you are involved with NIH, then chances are you use eRA Commons. In addition to announcing major changes to electronic submission of grant applications here on the Extramural Nexus, did you know we offer listservs targeted to issues related to electronic submission and eRA Commons, as well? Continue reading
NIH currently requires use of the fed-wide progress reporting format — known as the RPPR (Research Performance Progress Report) — to submit progress reports for Streamlined Non-competing Award Process (SNAP), fellowship, and multi-year funded awards. In April we opened the RPPR for use for all Type 5 Non-SNAP progress reports in anticipation of an October 2014 requirement for RPPR use.
Now, it’s official — all type 5 non-SNAP progress reports submitted on or after October 17, 2014 need to be submitted through the RPPR module of eRA Commons. …. Continue reading
True or false: iEdison is the newest Apple™ light bulb.
Well, for now at least, false. iEdison – which stands for “interagency Edison” – is a system for reporting inventions resulting from federal funding. iEdison is now part of NIH’s electronic Research Administration (eRA) suite of services, and our new website helps iEdison users access information and resources related to invention reporting. …. Continue reading
No. If you are appealing the initial peer review of your application, then the appeal must be resolved before you submit that application as either a resubmission (A1) or new application (A0).
Looking for more information on NIH’s resubmission policy? Visit our frequently asked questions about resubmission. Continue reading