Friday, January 04, 2013

NIH award rates for 2012

The overall award rate for NIH proposals in 2012 was 18 percent, the same as last year. NIH also has posted statistics about the number of applications it received, the number of grants made, and other matters on its website.

Thursday, January 03, 2013

NSF application changes

The National Science Foundation has made changes to its Proposal Policy & Award Procedures Guide (PPAG) that will become effective Jan. 14. See a presentation on the changes at NSF's website. There are changes in the project summary, biosketch and facilities and equipment forms. There's also more guidance on the broader impacts criterion.