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Thursday, December 29, 2016
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The National Science Foundation's Office of the Inspector General cites encouraging the ethical conduct of research as a challenge for the agency in fall 2016. The report lists a number of investigations into allegations of research misconduct. Incidents involved faculty as well as graduate students, and allegations included falsification of data and plagiarism of text. The report is available here.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Want to learn how to prepare a competitive proposal for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute? A workshop will be offered Jan. 22 and 23 in Georgetown. A block of rooms has been reserved at a special rate, so no need to compete with Inauguration party stragglers for hotel space. Learn more about what this independent organization funds here.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Horse races are unpredictable, but you can count on getting useful proposal preparation information at NSF's Grants Conferences. Sign up here to receive registration information for the May 2017 conference.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Monday, June 06, 2016
NIH will offer a regional seminar filled with grant advice this fall in Chicago. Registration is currently open.
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
The National Science Foundation's latest report from the Office of the Inspector General notes that the agency has taken steps to prevent investigators with past due annual reports from receiving additional funding. The report also includes new cases of plagiarism and data fabrication by applicants.
Monday, May 09, 2016
Friday, April 01, 2016
Friday, February 12, 2016
NIH will offer a two-day Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration May 12-13 in Baltimore. Details are available here.
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Think that taking those last hours to put the finishing touches on your grant proposal will pay off in an award? NIH analyzed how proposals submitted at the last minute fared during the review process, and the picture for procrastinators wasn't good. Read the details here.