Your Efforts Provide Public Insight into Economic Impact of the Recovery Act

November 1, 2009

Recipients of NIH grant awards funded from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) have recently finished submitting their first quarterly reports to FederalReporting.gov, with immensely successful results. Thanks to the hard work and commitment of you, NIH’s extramural grantees, our high submission rate and low error rate make NIH one of the leading agencies in the Federal government.

Assistance for Applicants Applying for the Building Sustainable Community-Linked Infrastructure to Enable Health Science Research (RC4) Grants

November 1, 2009

Two technical assistance workshops for applicants interested in RFA-OD-09-010 (Building Sustainable Community-Linked Infrastructure to Enable Health Science Research) were videocast live on October 23, 2009. Archived versions of the sessions are available on the NIH Videocast site and include answers to questions submitted by participants.

List of Reviewers Eligible for Continuous Submission Available

November 1, 2009

A list of reviewers eligible for continuous submission has been posted on the OER Peer Review Policies and Practices Web page. Relevant Guide notices and a list of frequently asked questions and answers describing the continuous submission policy and eligibilty requirements are also available on the Peer Review Policies and Practices page.

Enhancing Peer Review: View a Sample of the New Biosketch Format

November 1, 2009

As part of the new application format, changes are being made to the biographical sketch, including the addition of a personal statement and a limit on the number of publications or manuscripts to no more than 15. A sample biosketch demonstrating the new format, as well as additional information on the upcoming application changes, is … Continue reading “Enhancing Peer Review: View a Sample of the New Biosketch Format”