Texas Tech in Lubbock will host an NSF Day May 20. It's an opportunity to learn what the agency wants to fund, how to write a competitive proposal and learn budgeting basics. Registration information is available here.
Thursday, January 08, 2015
NIH's next Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration will take place May 6-8 in Baltimore. The Orioles' schedule indicates that, alas, they will be out of town, playing the dreaded Yankees. However, faculty who have attended the seminar say it is quite helpful, with or without baseball.
Friday, October 03, 2014
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Thursday, June 05, 2014
A former professor in Indiana was sentenced to probation and home confinement after pleading guilty to criminal conversion, according to NSF's latest Semiannual Report to Congress. According to the report, he had used NSF funds to purchase items for personal use. The report also discusses nine allegations of plagiarism and two of data fabrication.
Enough with the standard bioskecth. NIH is preparing a new biosketch format that will allow you to discuss your accomplishments, not just list your publication. NIH will conduct pilot test and expects to roll out the new biosketch in 2016.