Jewels from Rock Talk
The rumor patrol wants to squash the myth that R01s are getting shorter. A little over half of R01s awarded are five years in length. This has been stable since 2006 and is not trending to shorter lengths. Reality check: write the grant for the right duration to get strong science done.
This is a recurring feature of info-graphics from Rock Talk, the blog of Dr. Sally Rockey, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research. Drop in for more at: http://nexus.od.nih.gov/all/category/blog/.