September 28, 2021
Yes. If only one aim or a small part of your project meets the NIH definition of a clinical trial, your entire NIH grant application is considered a clinical trial even if the other aims or parts of the research project are not clinical trials.
September 28, 2021
Are you applying for an NIH Loan Repayment Program award this fall? There is a new series of tutorial videos that will help you through the application process.
September 24, 2021
When the public health emergency was first declared, NIH, working with OMB and HHS, quickly identified a long list of flexibilities to support the research community. The list has evolved since the pandemic began, so we would like to take this opportunity to remind the community of many of the current flexibilities we have in place.
September 23, 2021
The NIH Regional Seminars, which NIH has held once or twice a year for decades, have been great opportunities to help researchers, research administrators, trainees and others to better understand the NIH grants process. We encourage you to join us as we go virtual once again, even if you participated last year. This free, four-day virtual event covers a broad range of grant policy, program, and process topics from application through award closeout.
September 22, 2021
NIH (including help desks) will be closed on Monday, October 11, 2021, for the federal holiday (Columbus Day).
September 17, 2021
There has been a lot of focus on early stage investigator (ESI) extension requests in the community recently. And we certainly understand why. The experience of the COVID-19 public health emergency has brought into sharp focus that the effects of the pandemic on careers and life in general may continue for years to come. This fact has led us to revisit our approach to granting ESI extension requests.
September 14, 2021
A cautionary tale about a breach of review integrity in the guise of a normal professional interaction.
September 8, 2021
Are you ready to learn more about the NIH grants process while connecting with NIH/HHS staff and collecting resources to share with your team? This fall, the NIH is bringing back the NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration directly to your computer…FREE of charge! Mark your calendar for Monday, November 1 – Thursday, November 4!
September 7, 2021
If your institution closes due to severe weather or other natural disasters, NIH has policies in place to help your research to continue.
September 2, 2021
Here are a couple of tips to remain well-informed of current policy between annual Grants Policy Statement updates.