I wanted to let our community know that last week our Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare announced that NIH will adopt the 8th edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.
You may remember back in June I asked for your input regarding revisions to the current OMB Circular A-21.
Mark your calendars for a financial conflict of interest webinar on November 30th from 2 to 3:30 pm eastern time. I, and others, will describe what has changed since the regulation was revised and how the changes will affect you.
I’m very pleased to announce that the Department of Health and Human Services is issuing a final rule in the Federal Register revising the regulations on financial conflicts of interest of extramural investigators.
Ensuring that individuals are protected when they participate as research subjects is vital to maintaining the public’s trust in the research we support.
This is your chance to have input on an important issue that greatly impacts the research community each and every day.
This has been an interesting fiscal year full of management and scientific challenges.
I have read or heard much about the dilemma of NIH applicants as they struggle to understand their chances of receiving NIH funding. As budgets flatten and tighten, this discussion has heated up.
Now that I am a blogger, I’ve been careful to keep my eyes out for other blogs that may be having discussions about NIH-related topics. There has been some recent blog traffic on how NIH should support research projects when there are disruptions in careers due to family obligations.