February 27, 2020
General registration rates end on March 30th for the NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration in Baltimore, MD. If you are new to the world of NIH funding then don’t miss this opportunity to register before the deadline! Over 100 NIH & HHS experts will be on hand, ready to provide you with the latest policy and process information.
February 27, 2020
Over the past several years we have heard consistent concerns about the complexity of review criteria and administrative load of peer review. To address these concerns, CSR has convened a working group of our advisory council, charged with recommending changes to research project grant review criteria that will improve review outcomes and reduce reviewer burden. We would like to hear your thoughts on the issue. How might review criteria be modified to obtain the best evaluations of scientific merit?
February 26, 2020
NIH offers an aggregated listing of diversity related announcements on our Diversity in Extramural Programs page. Browse the list, or filter by participating organization and/or grant type (aka activity code).
February 25, 2020
As we continue to explore the question of how many researchers NIH funds, we have been observing a positive trend over the last few years where the number of unique scientists seeking support on NIH research project grants (RPGs) is stabilizing along with a commensurate rise in the corresponding NIH cumulative investigator rate. Now with fiscal year (FY) 2019 data available on the NIH Data Book, let’s see if this trend continued.
February 21, 2020
With the coming of spring, eRA modules and data will be migrated to the Amazon Web Services cloud. From 8 a.m. ET on Friday, April 17 to 8 p.m. ET on Monday, April 20, all eRA modules will be unavailable.
February 19, 2020
In our next installment of the NIH’s All About Grants podcast series we sit down with the Director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Dr. Jon Lorsch, to chat about diversity.
February 14, 2020
Looking for the latest on Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) stipend levels, tuition/fees, and training related expenses? Check out NOT-OD-20-070 for full details.
February 7, 2020
In December 2018, the NIH Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) offered a number of recommendations to NIH on the “Next Generation Researchers Initiative.” Among those: The Committee recommended “special funding consideration for “at-risk” investigators. These are researchers who developed meritorious applications who would not have significant NIH research funding if the application under consideration is not awarded. We plan to draw more attention this year, both inside and outside NIH, to outcomes for at-risk investigators, to ensure those submitting meritorious ideas to NIH are not lost to the system.
February 5, 2020
NIH issued guidance for NIH Fiscal Operations for FY 2020.