Friday, June 21, 2013

New forms this fall at NIH

 Proposals submitted to the National Institutes of Health on or after Sept. 25, 2013, will need to use new forms, called FORMS-C. Read the full announcement for details. Or check out  FORMS-C for a summary.

NSF's success rates

 The National Science Foundation's 2012 report on its  Merit Review Process, which includes proposal  success rates, has been released. Award rates vary by directorate. Plenty of other interesting details, too.

More tales from the NSF OIG

Office of the Inspector General of the National Science Foundation has released its Semiannual Report to Congress, and include several cases of data falsification. One faculty member was accused of falsifying data for more than a decade. Two other cases involved graduate students.