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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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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#*@*! Plan Is Not a Four-Letter Word.

Durango Kid, PhD

Writing a grant proposal? Do you have a plan for how you will get it written, reviewed, and submitted on time? A PLAN? Yes, a plan. What can a plan …

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Academic Non-Renewal: Don’t Think it Can’t Happen to You

Dr Liz, PhD

Three years ago this week, I was given my 1-year’s notice that my tenure track Assistant Professor job would be non-renewed.

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8 Ways to Get an R01

The Edge for Scholars

Let NIH tell you common pitfalls, how to find the best study section, and what reviewers want. We've linked you directly to each point in this video.

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5 Things That Help Me Write

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

In this article, I reflect on what helps me write. From finding the right setting to writing exercises to organise my thoughts.

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Specific Aims

Julie Bastarache, MD

Reviewers want to be excited about your grant; give them a page that does it!

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More Bad News on the Greying of NIH PI's

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Last week, PNAS published work by Michael and Jonathan Levitt outlining in vivid detail the continued pattern towards a greying NIH portfolio. Surveying publicly available data as well as data …

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Multi Year Study Reveals Significant Bias Against Women in Grant Review

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

When panel's took a 'science first' approach to ranking grants, women fared as well as men. But that's not how it's done.

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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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