Using Content-Lexical Ties to Connect Ideas in Writing

Eric Sentell, PhD

You may have been told that your writing doesn’t flow well, but were you taught what that meant? Were you told how to fix it?

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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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Making Writing More Memorable and Persuasive 

Eric Sentell, PhD

Schema theory can help you achieve compelling, influential memorability in your grant proposals, scholarly articles, and other writing. 

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Tips for Scoring a VA Career Development Award

Rebecca Helton, MA

For those with a connection to the Veterans Health Administration, the VA CDA 2 can be a great way to propel your career.

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How a Jail-house Letter and Goat Research Can Get Your Grant Funded

Eric Sentell, PhD

So-called “audience-based rhetoric” persuades much more effectively than just stating the reasons your grant is the best idea ever.

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More Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Wrote My K

The Edge for Scholars

Three more K awardees share the advice they wish they'd received before preparing career development awards.

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Will They Stay or Will They Go?: Figures in NIH Grant Abstracts

Ashley Hood, PhD

The February 2020 grant submission cycle threw everyone for a loop.

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What the F? Deciding When to Submit an NRSA Fellowship.

Melissa Krasnove

The easy answer to "When should I submit an NRSA fellowship?" is “now". But what factors need to be considered when deciding the best time?

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Shark Tank for Scientists: NIH’s SBIR/STTR Grants

Rebecca Helton, MA

All about NIH's small business collaboration grants, which fund commercialization of your big ideas.

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What the F? An Introduction to the NRSA Fellowship

Melissa Krasnove

What is an NRSA individual fellowship and why should a pre- or postdoctoral trainee apply for one?

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