If you receive support through an institutional research training grant or individual fellowship, you may have wondered how the initial NRSA stipend level is determined for postdoctoral trainees and fellows, or when to expect your payments to increase if NIH announces an increase during your appointment. Find the answers to these questions and more in our new Stipend/Salary FAQs.
Thinking about a career in research or wondering how to move forward in your journey to becoming an independent researcher? Browse NIH programs by career path to learn more about eligibility, current funding opportunities, and more.
Postdoctoral NIH T32 programs aim to provide select trainees with experience to enable successful career and research development. In a previous posting, we presented NIH career development, or K award, and R01 equivalent research grant outcomes of participants in post-doctoral T32 programs. Here we present further analyses focusing on the association of under-represented minority (URM) status with subsequent K or R01 awards.
Do you have questions about the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA), especially the Individual Fellowships (F awards) and Institutional Training Grants (T awards)? In this video, NIH’s Dennis Twombly and Lisa Moeller will take you through an overview of these two types of awards, providing some tips along the way.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is committed to supporting safety in the nation’s biomedical research and training environments. In a Perspective in the current issue of Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC), we focus on strategies for improving laboratory safety. Some of these strategies are also applicable to other forms of safety including the prevention of harassment, intimidation, and discrimination. Lab safety is also the focus of an upcoming webinar for the training community, Developing a Culture of Safety in Biomedical Research Training, on Thursday, November 5, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET.
Calling all applicants proposing research with vertebrate animals – check out the latest online learning module on the Vertebrate Animals Section in grant applications. This interactive module will assist applicants and offerors in preparing this section of the application, and will serve as a valuable resource for reviewers in evaluating the Vertebrate Animal Section of applications and proposals.
NIH is taking a very flexible stance for applications submitted within the standard two week late policy. Applicants should include a cover letter with an explanation for the late submission.
Thinking about a career in research or wondering how to move forward in your journey to becoming an independent researcher? Check out these interactive guides that walk you through how NIH programs can support you at different career steps.
For your convenience, here is a roundup of recently announced changes impacting grant application submission for due dates on or after January 25, 2019.
Looking for a training to satisfy the requirement for investigators to complete training in financial conflict of interest (FCOI) regulations? NIH has developed a new training that institutions can use to help satisfy this need.