NIH to PIs: In Current Funding Climate, Three R01s Is Enough

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Last week, NIH announced a new initiative to keep struggling early and midcareer labs viable by capping the number of R01's any one PI could hold.

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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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Three (Grant) Peeves in a Pod: Write Better

Cranky Reviewer

Contorted sentence structure and dense text torture reviewers.

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Researchers—Start Your Timelines

Durango Kid, PhD

Your feasibility assessment is complete. You have made necessary adjustments and you are confident your proposed research project is feasible. Now what?

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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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NIH Wants to Pay Your Student Loans. Here's How to Make It Easier for Them to Do It.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

NIH's Loan Repayment Programs have some of the highest funding rates. Here's how you can make it easier to get your loans paid.

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How to Protect Your Protected Time

Rebecca Helton, MA

A K protects 75% of your effort, but what about that class you teach, or clinic time, or dissertation committees, or...?

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Can You (Really) Do Your Proposed Study?

Durango Kid, PhD

…a deceptively simple question that can be interpreted in several ways.

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5 Ways to Improve the RCR Section of Your K

Sam Gannon, EdD

Here are some helpful tips for writing a better Responsible Conduct of Research Plan (RCR) for your K

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Which Study Section Should I Pick? Try the Assisted Referral Tool!

Aron Parekh, PhD

One important aspect of submitting grants to the NIH is selecting an appropriate study section.  While the general descriptions on the CSR website can be helpful, they often require …

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