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05/07/2015: NIH R01 for Social Sciences: 10 Key Tips to Write a Winning Proposal
05/19/2015: Tell Your Scientific Story! How to Transform Your Data & Results into a Compelling Presentation
06/04/2015: Leveraging In-Kind Resources to Get Your Research Started
06/23/2015: 5 Critical Steps to Build Team Trust Within Your Research Group
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...