Interested in Learning More About How NIH Grants Work?

February 28, 2015

Registration is for the 2015 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding & Grants Administration in Baltimore, Maryland is filling fast. This seminar offers a valuable opportunity for administrators, new and early stage investigators, graduate students & postdocs, grant writers, and anyone new to the NIH grants process. In addition, we’ve added new pre-seminar workshop options in 2015….

Webinar: March 5, 2015 – NCBI and the NIH Public Access Policy: PubMed Central Submissions, My NCBI, My Bibliography and SciENcv

February 27, 2015

NCBI and the NIH Public Access Policy: PubMed Central Submissions, My NCBI, My Bibliography and SciENcv
Thursday, March 5, 2015
1:00pm to 2:00pm ET

New to using NIH systems for reporting compliance with the NIH public access policy? NIH’s National Center of Biomedical Informatics (NCBI), part of the NIH National Library of Medicine, is hosting a webinar to familiarize NIH awardees and their assistants with public access compliance reporting. ….

Helping Your Referees Help You

February 27, 2015

As the April and June deadlines for fellowship (F) and career development (K) applications approach, we encourage you to get a jump start on helping your referees submit those reference letters through the eRA Commons. ….

Supporting the Call to Peer Review Service

February 20, 2015

Last year we highlighted a new section of the NIH Data Book that provides statistics about peer review across NIH, including peer review organized by the Center of Scientific Review as well as peer review organized by NIH institutes and centers. Then, and now, these data truly demonstrate how you, our peer reviewers, are the lifeline of the scientific process. During 2014 nearly 24,000 reviewers participated in more than 2,500 peer review meetings to assess the scientific and technical merit of NIH applications, and many of those reviewers participated in multiple meetings. Your service to NIH expands our capacity to fund the best science, and provides an essential breadth of perspectives on the research projects and research training that NIH supports. In the lab and in the study section, we’re grateful for the myriad ways you work with us to advance human health and benefit the health of our nation, and the world. ….

Seeking Your Input on Sustaining the Workforce Through an Emeritus Award

February 3, 2015

From enhancing diversity to supporting training in emerging fields, over the past three years NIH has continued to examine the needs of the biomedical workforce and create initiatives that will sustain the amazing work being performed by you, the extramural research community. Our efforts place a lot of focus on trainees and early stage investigators through policy changes and new programs, but there are two sides to every equation. We have many well-established research programs run by senior investigators. We want to explore how ….