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Big Gender Gaps in Salk Institute Faculty: Report
Kerry Grens | Aug 23, 2017
Authored by Salk PIs, the study claims women attract more federal funding, yet have smaller labs and receive less support from the institute.
Researchers Petition to Bring Back Grant Caps
Bob Grant | Aug 9, 2017
Nearly 1,000 signatories are asking the National Institutes of Health to reinstitute the Grant Support Index proposal.
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.