Request for Information on Inclusion Across the Lifespan II Workshop

ke your comments and suggestions heard as NIH plans the follow-up to the 2017 Inclusion Across the Lifespan workshop, the Inclusion Across the Lifespan II (IAL-II) workshop that will focus on the recruitment and retention of pediatric, geriatric, and other underrepresented participants in clinical studies. Continue reading

NIH Needs Your Feedback on a DRAFT NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing

NIH has released for public comment a Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing along with supplemental draft guidance. Let the NIH know what you think works and what doesn’t in the proposed policy by submitting your comments through the web-portal no later than January 10, 2020. Continue reading

The Spring NIH Regional Seminar is Warming Up with Early Bird Registration Rates

Don’t miss out on the savings or the opportunity to learn about the NIH grants process directly from NIH experts next spring. From April 20-22, 2020, over 100 NIH & HHS experts will be on hand at the NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding & Grants Administration in Baltimore, MD, ready to provide you with the latest policy and process information. What’s the urgency to register? Early Registration Rates end on December 31, 2019! Continue reading

Selecting the Correct Budget Format for Your Application

Providing budget information is a necessary part of requesting federal funding. The amount of budget detail needed for funding consideration varies based on the type of funding you are requesting. The funding opportunity announcement, application instructions, and the associated form … Continue reading

A Blizzard Ate My Application! What Can I Do?

NIH has your back. We have a standing natural disaster policy that can protect you in the event a natural disaster such as a hurricane or blizzard closes your institution close to an application due date. If your institution closes due to an emergency, keeping you from being able to get your application in on time, document the reason in the cover letter of your application. Continue reading

NSTC Seeks Insights on the American Research Environment

Have suggestions to improve the American research environment? The National Science and Technology Council’s (NSTC’s) Joint Committee on the Research Environment (JCORE) wants to hear from you! Make your voice heard in response to JCORE’s Request for Information (RFI), seeking input on actions that Federal agencies can take, working in partnership with private industry, academic institutions, and non-profit/philanthropic organizations, to maximize the quality and effectiveness of the American research environment. Continue reading

Expanding NIH’s Definition of Socio-Economic Disadvantaged to be More Inclusive and Diversify the Workforce

NIH has considered a different approach to defining scientists from disadvantaged backgrounds. We reviewed a wide variety of criteria, looking for those that are relatively easy to self-evaluate and that capture a large proportion of affected people. Continue reading