Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Grants.gov support available 24/7

Contact information for the Grants.gov Support Center: 1-800-518-4726 or support@grants.gov.

Monday, October 19, 2009

NSF Day Dec.18 at Middle Tennessee State

Registration is required. Click the headline for details.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Grants.gov webcast Oct. 21

Keep up with technical changes at Grants.gov by watching this webcast. Click the headline for viewing instructions. Click here to watch the webcast, which is scheduled for 1 to 2 p.m. EDT.

DARPA is on Facebook

You read that right: The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is on Facebook and has more than 1,700 fans. Click the headline to sign up.

Friday, October 09, 2009

New, improved links to grant-writing advice websites

The sidebar to the right contains a new, expanded list of links to grant-writing advice websites. Most, but not all, are agency-specific.

Grants.gov tutorial: Completing an application

This is one of several how-to animated tutorials available at the Grants.gov website.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

NIH FAQs on ARRA: Click H-E-R-E

Questions about the unique reporting requirements? Click the headline for detailed information.

Confused about the new NIH forms? Help is available

The National Institutes of Health has released a clarification on when to use its new application package. Click the headline for details.

NIH makes life easier for grant reviewers

The National Institutes of Health extends a continuous submission process for its proposal reviewers. This gives them a chance to prepare and submit their own work for consideration.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Hawkeyes host NSF Day

The University of Iowa in Iowa City is hosting National Science Foundation Day Oct. 8. Agency officials will discuss the opportunities available as part of the state's recent designation as an Epscor state.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Got funding?

If not, and you're a graduate student doing energy-related basic research in physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computational sciences or environmental sciences, check out the U.S. Department of Energy's Graduate Fellowships.

Friday, October 02, 2009

Latest statistics on federal R&D at universities

This links to a short summary document that includes other links to detailed statistical information, including the all-important institutional rankings.

New NSF PAPP available

The Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures guide is not mere pap; rather, it's the bible for applicants for National Science Foundation grants. Check out the changes in salary reimbursement policy.

New NSF Grant proposal guide

The new GPG is serious about the inclusion of mentoring plans for postdocs. Check out the "summary of significant changes" link at the guide website.