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May 25, 2023

Today Science published our letter “Safeguarding integrity and collaborations,” which summarizes our perspectives on NIH efforts to address long-standing foreign interference threats, many stemming from foreign malign talent recruitment programs. We are grateful to Science for publishing our letter and for endorsing our efforts to “talk more openly.”

May 18, 2023

The UNITE E Committee recently updated the research community on their progress towards creating a “multipronged strategy to advance racial equity and create the most inclusive biomedical research environment possible.” We wanted to briefly share a few of their efforts here.

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May 23, 2023

Did you know there are NIH programs that support small-scale research projects at educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees, and which have not received significant NIH support? If not, it’s time to get to know the NIH Research Enhancement Award (R15) programs during this virtual event.

May 3, 2023

NIH is launching a pilot on May 15, 2023, to improve the quality, accuracy, and transparency of project data for awarded NIH R&D contracts to promote the highest level of public accountability (see NIH Guide Notice NOT-OD-23-115). Six contract vendors have been selected to participate in the pilot. These vendors will directly enter select project data … Continue reading “Pilot Starting May 15 to Improve NIH R&D Contracts Project Data”

May 1, 2023

NIH provides stipends to NRSA fellows and trainees as a subsistence allowance to help defray living expenses during the research training experience. NIH does not provide stipends as a condition of employment with either the Federal government or the sponsoring institution.