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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Not that Kind of Bias: Tales of Survivorship Bias

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: We are all biased

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Writing Your K or CDA Progress Report

The Edge for Scholars

Writing your annual progress report is both an art and a science. Here's how to ace it.

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How to Be Heard by Legislators

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

The NIH budget is not final. Contact your representatives about programs you value & the need for increased investigator-initiated funding.

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