Nexus March 2012
Dr. Sally Rockey

Rock Talk

Does It Matter Where Your Grant Application Is Reviewed?

There are a lot of urban myths out there about NIH grant review. Here is a common one—your chance of getting funded is lower if your application goes to the Center for Scientific Review for review rather than to another NIH institute or center. Continue reading

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A New Look for RePORT

When trying to find out about government programs, not many things compare to NIH RePORT. RePORT supplies comprehensive information about NIH programs, provides interesting tools, and gives you the information you want in the ways you want it. Continue reading

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NIH and Research Misconduct

I have just participated in the QUEST for Research Excellence program where I spoke on a number of issues that affect research integrity. Since it has been on my mind, I thought I’d blog on the topic. Continue reading

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Small Business Program Reauthorized

In a November blog post, I mentioned the myriad of activities that are impacting our Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, one of which was the congressional effort to reauthorize the small business programs. Continue reading

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Top Stories

Participate in Strategic Planning for the NIH Common Fund

Have your suggestions for how to address the biggest obstacles to progress in biomedical research heard by attending 1 of 2 public meetings. Continue reading

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Meet, Share & Learn at the 2012 NIH Regional Seminars

If you are relatively new to the NIH grants process and want to learn more about applying, managing an award, finding resources, and knowing who to contact…then make plans to attend today! Continue reading

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New Resources

New Podcast on Changing Institutions and Moving Your Grant

All About Grants logoLearn more about taking your grant with you when you change institutions. Continue reading

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New Financial Conflict of Interest Tutorial

Looking for a tutorial on the newly revised financial conflict of interest regulation? We’ve got that. Continue reading

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You Ask, We Answer

When Will NIH Start Using the Research Performance Progress Report?

We will start piloting the report this spring and summer, with full implementation for most awards in 2013. Continue reading

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