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The Invention Return on NIH Investments
Kerry Grens | Apr 2, 2017
Around 8 percent of grants funded by the National Institutes of Health resulted in patents.
US Researchers Found Guilty of Misconduct Collectively Awarded $101 Million
Joshua A. Krisch | Feb 27, 2017
Seventeen scientists found to have committed research misconduct during the last 25 years have since collectively received more than $101 million in NIH funding.
Do Preprints Belong in Grant Applications?
Joshua A. Krisch | Jan 6, 2017
As the NIH questions the place of preprints in grant applications, the U.K.’s MRC encourages scientists to submit non-peer–reviewed works for consideration.
Life Scientists Receive “Genius” Grants
Ben Andrew Henry | Sep 22, 2016
Among this year’s 23 MacArthur Foundation Fellows are pioneering biologists.
UK Government Guarantees EU Funding
Jef Akst | Aug 16, 2016
British scientists will continue to receive grants from the European Union, including its flagship program Horizon 2020.
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.
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.
NSF Asks for Diversity-Boosting Proposals
Kerry Grens | Feb 26, 2016
An initial round of grants is the start of a decade-long program.
NIH Grant Reviews Don’t Predict Success
Kerry Grens | Feb 18, 2016
Peer reviewers’ assessments of funding proposals to the National Institutes of Health don’t correlate well with later publication citations, a study shows.