Friday, December 28, 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012

Provide your papers to PubMed or no cash

NIH is getting serious about compliance with its public access policy. If you don't provide your journal manuscripts as required, your non-competing continuation funds will be withheld until you do.

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

It's not your imagination: NIH has more applicants

If getting an NIH grant seems more competitive than ever to you, perhaps it's because the agency has more applicants than ever. Read the details at the NIH website. (Click the headline.)

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

NIH FCOI central

NIH has created a treasure trove of materials related to financial conflict of interest, more commonly known as FCOI. Here you'll find training modules, checklists, FAQs and more.

NSF releases state R&D expenditures

NSF has released its report on research and development spending by states. See where yours ranks.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

NIH podcast on fellowship applications

NIH has created a podcast on how to write a fellowship application. Download it and make your time on the treadmill more productive!

More tales of the NSF OIG

The latest NSF OIG semiannual report lists more than a half dozen cases involving plagiarism in proposals.Click here to view the report.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Samples of funded NIH grants posted

 NIH has posted samples of funded proposals for prospective applicants to read. They include an R01 and and R21.

NIH regional seminar in DC

NIH is giving a regional seminar June 21-22 in DC. Learn the ropes for preparing a grant application. Details available here.

Friday, February 03, 2012

NIH success rates for 2011

Overall success rates for research grants were down. Read all about it at the NIH website.

Friday, January 06, 2012

NIH Regional Seminar April 16-18 in Indianapolis

Click the headline for details.

NSF Day Feb. 28 at NC State

The Wolfpack will host NSF Day in Raleigh, NC. Preregistration is required. Click the headline for details.

GRANT Act of 2011

A bill introduced in the U.S. House (H.R. 3433) calls for the posting of all funded proposals to the Web, as well as the publication of name of peer reviewers for grant programs, among other provisions. The bill is sponsored by Darrell Issa (R-CA) and James Lankford (R-OK). Some university associations have voiced concerns about the legislation. Click the headline to see the legislation. Visit the website of the Council on Government Relations to read the joint letter is has submitted with AAU and APLU outlining these concerns.