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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Grant funding strategy: Which grants to apply for?

Sara Myers, PhD

With so many funding opportunities, choosing which grant to apply for can be hard to know.

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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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Fresh Ideas for Writing Innovation in Your NIH Grants

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Remember you are marketing your ideas. Give your pitch to colleagues, family and friends until the innovation and value-proposition are clear in plain language.

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What the F?: Childcare Costs Allowed on Fellowships & Training Grants

Melissa Krasnove

NIH recently announced NRSA fellows can request funding to defray the cost of childcare. This blog shares how to request the funds.

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What I Wish I’d Known Before I Wrote My K

The Edge for Scholars

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

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The Write Rules

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Time to repent of these 10 basic writing sins.

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Avoiding Barriers Between Your Work and Your Reviewer

Lucile Wrenshall, MD, PhD

Barriers - great for covid, bad for your grant. Here's how to avoid accidentally putting barriers between your proposal and your reviewer.

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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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Three (Grant) Peeves in a Pod: Write Better

Cranky Reviewer

Contorted sentence structure and dense text torture reviewers.

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