We’ve just released two new All About Grants podcasts to help you learn more about the roles of NIH extramural staff, and who you should talk to for help at different stages of the grants award and application process.
We’re pleased to inform you that NIH Director Francis Collins will be speaking at TEDMED 2013 on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 17, 2013. TEDMED will make available a real-time and on-demand simulcast of his talk from the Kennedy Center stage, and the entire TEDMED program, at no cost to medical colleges, teaching hospitals, government agencies, and other non-profit institutions.
Applicants should talk about the relevance of the research project to public health, remembering that…
When writing an NIH grant application, remember that the Project Summary/Abstract will be viewable to the public on RePORTER if the application is funded. Keep in mind the following guidance….
In Memoriam: Dr. Rod Ulane, NIH Training Officer and Director of the Division of Scientific Programs
NIH mourns the loss of Dr. Rod Ulane, NIH Training Officer and Director of the Division of Scientific Programs in the Office of Extramural Programs. Dr. Ulane passed away unexpectedly March 7. He was an ardent and dedicated supporter of biomedical research workforce training.
Applicants and grantees using animals models for medical research should be sure to review the new American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals, as described in the NIH Guide Notice published on March 1, and published in the Federal Register. ….
Even regular Rock Talk readers might not be familiar with all the ways my office, the Office of Extramural Research (OER), supports NIH’s mission and works with extramural researchers. ….
In August I presented data regarding the well-known increase in applications to NIH over the past decade. In “More Applications, Many More Applicants” we looked at the source of increase in competing applications, and presented data on the numbers of unique NIH applicants per year. ….
Early in his tenure as director of NIH, Francis Collins detailed five major areas of opportunity for NIH research. One of these areas is an increased focus on global health. An emphasis on global health research is nothing new at NIH; the lead story in the inaugural issue of the NIH Record newsletter in 1949 described NIH’s efforts to combat disease in Africa. ….
I’m eager to tell you about another important biomedical workforce-related initiative that NIH is launching based on the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) working group recommendations. This initiative seeks to expand existing research training and allow research institutions to best prepare their trainees for a variety of research-related career outcomes. ….