NIH Natural Disaster Policy Reminder – Hurricane Laura

If your institution closes due to severe weather or other natural disasters, NIH has policies in place to help your research to continue. We recently published an NIH Guide Notice that reminds those impacted by Hurricane Laura about the flexibilities for application and report submission provided by these policies. Continue reading

New “All About Grants” Podcast – Research Misconduct

That’s a bit…odd. That gel image looks photoshopped. The data looks to good to be true. And, wait a second, that figure appeared in another paper! These are examples of research misconduct. What do you do if you suspect research misconduct? Join us for this next installment of NIH’s All About Grants podcast with Dr. Christine Ring on addressing research misconduct. Continue reading

Applications To NIH Loan Repayment Programs Accepted Sept. 1 Through Nov. 20

We are pleased to announce that the Fiscal year 2021 NIH Loan Repayment Program (LRP) application cycle opened on September 1, 2020 (closing on November 15th). LRP award funds repay a recipient’s qualified educational debt in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research at a domestic, nonprofit, or government entity. Continue reading

How Do I Submit Post-Submission Materials for My Application?

Post-submission materials are those submitted after submission of the grant application but prior to initial peer review. They are not intended to correct oversights or errors discovered after submission of the application, but rather allow applicants the opportunity to respond to unforeseen events. Our policy on post-submission materials outlines allowable materials and how to submit them. The steps to submit these materials are summarized here. Continue reading

NIH Natural Disaster Policy Reminder – Hurricane Isaias, Derecho

If your institution closes due to severe weather or other natural disasters, NIH has policies in place to help your research to continue. We recently published an NIH Guide Notice that reminds those impacted by Hurricane Isaias and the recent midwest derecho about the flexibilities for application and report submission provided by these policies. Continue reading

New Annotated Form Sets: FORMS-F Series

As you prepare your NIH grant application, keep these annotated form sets handy for key tips on filling out each section. These documents are a great visual resource for understanding many of the business rule checks we will run against your submitted application. Of course, you MUST follow the instructions in your funding opportunity announcement and application guide, but these documents are helpful for those times when you just need a quick reference. Continue reading