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01/19/17: Career Development (K) Awards: Launching a Successful Research Career
02/22/17: Writing the NIH Research (R) Grant: Strategies for a Competitive Application
03/09/2017: Scientific Writing for Researchers: Mastering the Art of Clarity and Style
03/23/17: Grantsmanship 101: Finding Fundable Ideas at the NIH
How to Write an Effective Data Management Plan: What NIH Reviewers Want to See
Master NIH Forms-D Requirements: Prove the Quality of Your Work, Impress Reviewers
No. 132: What is "Innovative Research" anyway?
- How do you stay between the lines of keeping your research innovative but not too risky? Your research doesn't have to create a new paradigm to be innovative.
No. 131: Combating Interruptions for PI's
- Do you get interrupted all day long? Roughly every eight minutes, someone or something stops the average PI in her tracks, according to Don Wetmore of The Productivity Institute. Here are five techniques that can help improve the situation.
No. 130 Am I Eligible for the NSF CAREER Award?
- Am I eligible for the NSF CAREER Award? Your institution has to meet five eligibility criteria. And always double check with the program officer by calling him or her just to receive an absolute, final confirmation.
129: R01 or R21: Which Would You Recommend for an Early Investigator?
- The R01 is NIH’s standard independent research grant designed to provide support for a “specified,” “circumscribed” project for which you generally need preliminary data. You can request up to five years, and depending upon your budget type, up to $500,000 per year in support. (Note: If you do request more than $500,000 per year in support you will need the Program Officer’s permission to apply.) The R01’s Research Strategy is 12 pages in length. Read More...
128: The Scope of Your Research Plan: Find the Best Way Up the Mountain
- Before making the climb towards completing your NIH grant application you must map out your basic strategy which includes defining the scope of your project. Adhere to this advice when demonstrating your proposal’s scope. Read More...