You MUST Read Dreyer's English

Julia Phillippi, PhD

If Strunk and White is a subtle and respectable Merlot, Dreyer’s English is a Cosmopolitan: light, witty, and slightly pink. Reading this style guide is like going to party …

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NFL Combine and NIH Study Section

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

What does the NFL Combine have in common with NIH study section? They're the gateway to the Pros. Bring your A-game.

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Mapping the Path for K (or R) Submission

The Edge for Scholars

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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If They Can't Trust You with Stats, They Won't Trust You with Money

James West, PhD

You've convinced reviewers they'll be brought up for war crimes if they don't fund your grant, but your statistics make you look amateurish.

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Keeping Your Eye on the R01 Ball

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Staying focused on R01 timing is the main game for K awardees.

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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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How to Get a K24

The Edge for Scholars

Four recipients of K24s shared their advice for writing these grants that protect time for mentoring.

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Why Write a K24?

Daniel Claassen, MD

Midcareer faculty often bemoan the lack of support and time necessary for mentorship, but many aren’t aware that NIH has a mechanism that does exactly that. K24 awards are …

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Even More Cranky

Cranky Reviewer

Bilateral justification is from the devil. It’s a cognitive drain and subtle form of punishment for your reader.

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Don’t Let Your Research Questions Go Out Without PICOTS

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Specification of PICOTS is the minimum outerwear required to prevent your research question from being caught in a downpour of questions.

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