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NIH: Grant Applicants Can Cite Preprints
Tracy Vence | Mar 27, 2017
In an agency first, the National Institutes of Health provides guidance on citing certain non-peer-reviewed publications in agency proposals and reports.
Open Letter Leads to Peer Review Changes
Jef Akst | Jul 14, 2016
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research will reverse some of the recent changes to its grant-reviewing processes after protests from researchers.
Researchers to CIHR: Reverse Peer Review Changes
Jef Akst | Jul 5, 2016
Nearly 1,200 scientists are asking the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to undo recent changes to its grant-review process.
Interdisciplinary Research Attracts Less Funding
Ruth Williams | Jun 29, 2016
An analysis of Australian Research Council data reveals grant proposals that integrate a broad array of academic fields are less likely to be funded.
Finding Funding for Rejected NIH Proposals
Catherine Offord | Mar 24, 2016
The National Institutes of Health joins forces with a tech company to launch a matchmaking program that aims to help investigators find secondary funding sources.
Improving Federal Oversight of HHS Grantees
Bob Grant | Sep 4, 2015
The US Department of Health and Human Services considers ways to mitigate the risk of poor performance or misuse of funds by grantees.
Assessing Research Productivity
Donna S. Gibson, Craig B. Thompson, Ushma S. Neill | Jan 1, 2015
A new way of evaluating academics’ research output using easily obtained data
China Shakes Up Research Funding
Bob Grant | Oct 27, 2014
Corruption and waste prompt officials to announce that by 2017, the main competitive, federal science funding programs will be eliminated, replaced by a uniform platform.
NSF: Researchers Need Regulation Relief
Bob Grant | May 2, 2014
The National Science Foundation’s governing board calls for the easing of administrative requirements so that scientists can focus on their work.
New Resubmission Policy at NIH
Tracy Vence | Apr 22, 2014
The National Institutes of Health is now allowing grant applicants to resubmit unsuccessful proposals as new.