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:

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