The Write Rules

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Time to repent of these 10 basic writing sins.

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National Research Funding Opportunities Bulletin Board

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Check in often for a current list of national research funding opportunities with upcoming deadlines.

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Crushing COVID: Research Funding Opportunities

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Compilation of funding opportunities & innovation challenges to assist the academic research community in crushing COVID.

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Using Timelines to Diagnose Problems in Career Planning

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Translating intended goals into a single simple image as a timeline is a powerful tool for staying on track.

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Three (Grant) Peeves in a Pod: Check Yourself

Cranky Reviewer

Reviewers review. We will notice. These fresh mistakes straight from study section: 1.) Please agree with yourself. If the abstract says n = 110, the aims say 100, the statistical section says 110, and the …

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Finally! Data on What Study Section Really Cares About

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Nine years ago, NIH revamped their scoring system asking reviewers to provide numbers ranging from 1 (best) to 9 (worst) assessing applications Environment, Investigator, Innovation, Approach, and Significance. NIH has emphasized Innovation (…

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Taking Flight

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

If you want to be off your K or similar career development award before the end of five years, the calendar will tell you that you can't start later than …

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Mapping the Path for K (or R) Submission

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If you'll be submitting a grant in June, now is the time to start preparations.  Pacing yourself is key to a successful grant submission that doesn't leave you wrung out.

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Water Your ORCID

Rebecca Helton, MA

NIH begins requiring an ORCID ID for those on training grants in October. Here's how to set up yours.

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Write Like a Boss: Five Minutes to Better Science Writing

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

If your writing is starting to look a little frayed around the edges and lacking that enthusiastic zing you had when you first got to the keyboard, its time for …

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