NIH (including help desks) will be closed Wednesday, January 1, 2014 (New Year’s Day). If a postmark/submission date falls on this federal holiday, the application deadline is automatically extended to the next business day.
When citing your NIH grant in your research publications, include the activity code (eg., R01), and two-letter institute code (eg., GM) followed by the serial number (including any including any leading zeros), and leave out any separating spaces or dashes. … Continue reading
Grants.gov – the portal for grants submission across all Federal agencies, including NIH – is ready for a scheduled tune-up, and will be taken offline December 6 through December 9 for maintenance. As announced in an NIH Guide Notice earlier … Continue reading
NIH’s electronic Research Administratioin (eRA) team has been hard at work to make the process of finding information and learning about the electronic grant application process easier and more intuitive. …. Continue reading
I’m excited to provide an update on a new tool being developed that will allow researchers not only to generate biosketch information but also populate biosketches for grant applications. …. Continue reading
I have seen the very recent report and follow-on discussions that NIH is considering asking institutions to limit grant applications as a way to control demand. Let me present the facts. You may remember the dialogue we had back in October 2011 on how NIH should manage science in fiscally challenging times. The option of limiting applications was raised at that time but was discarded at the outset and we are not pursuing it now. …. Continue reading
As I mentioned in an earlier post, the NIH Data Book on RePORT.nih.gov contains biomedical workforce data from NIH databases as well as data from national surveys sponsored by NSF and NIH. I thought it would be interesting to highlight the data on what’s trending for NIH-supported trainees and fellows receiving PhDs, in terms of fields of study. Continue reading
The R01 research project grant is NIH’s mainstay grant mechanism and is used for much of our investigator-initiated research. When talking about about NIH funding, the subject that most often comes up is the R01 and how support for R01s may be changing over time. Recently I received numerous inquiries about whether the duration of the R01 has been shrinking. …. Continue reading