Thursday, December 29, 2016

NIH data management: Sharing is caring

The National Institutes of Health wants to hear what you have to say about data management and sharing. Learn here how to submit comments.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

More tales of the NSF OIG

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

NIH workshops in the Big Easy and Charm City

The National Institutes of Health plans regional grant seminars for May in New Orleans and October in Baltimore. They are an opportunity to learn about the agency's grant processes and talk with program officials

PCORI grantwriting workshop

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.