Three Tips for Writing to Non-Specialists

Eric Sentell, PhD

We often have broader audiences than our fellow specialists. Here are three tips for writing to non-specialists, from a writing specialist.

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Working Hard Does NOT Mean Success (at Grants or Anything Else)

The Edge for Scholars

There’s this persistent myth that I need to tear down once and for all. Maybe it won’t all happen in this one blog post, but by God I’…

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Resilience as a Common Trait in Researchers

Amy Ramsey

If I have learned one thing in science, it is how to be more resilient.

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Ten Insider Tips: What Your Grants Manager Wishes You Knew

Helen Bird

Your grants manager is a key person in ensuring smooth submission of your grant.

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Sell Your Specific Aims Using the PASTOR Method

Lucile Wrenshall, MD, PhD

Can I hear an amen? Write great "copy" using the PASTOR method.

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Finally! Data on What Study Section Really Cares About

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

In 2009, 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 (insert jazz …

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Who Are You Really Talking To?

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According to Morgan Giddings, creator of popular grant-writing resources and courses, you misunderstand the level at which you need to appeal to reviewers at study section.  While you may think …

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Researchers—Start Your Timelines

Durango Kid, PhD

Your feasibility assessment is complete. You have made necessary adjustments and you are confident your proposed research project is feasible. Now what?

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Growing Opportunities: Research Funding Bulletin Board

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Curated list of biomedical funding opportunities, with emphasis on early career researchers, pilot research, and foundation sponsors. Check back often.

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