NIH’s previously scheduled fall Regional Seminar on grant and contract processes, programs, and administration is going virtual.
Feature Article: Writing a Winning Application—Build Your Team
To convince reviewers that your team is able to complete your proposed research, expand your pool of expertise by recruiting expert consultants and collaborators, especially those who are known and respected in the field.
Feature Article: Assessing Spring and Summer Research Activity Levels at NIAID
The number of NIH research project grant applications from March 1 to July 31, 2020, far exceeds the number over the same period in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Feature Article: Writing a Winning Application—Outline Your Experiments
The experimental design must enable you to achieve the NIH Specific Aims you describe and test your hypothesis.
Feature Article: Writing a Winning Application—Draft and Evaluate Specific Aims
Identifying reasonable objectives, or Specific Aims in NIH lingo, is the best way to guide your project's design.
Feature Article: New Emergency Opportunity Funds PPE for COVID-19 Clinical Research
Our new FOA is designed to support purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE) for NIAID-funded clinical trials and clinical studies on COVID-19.
Feature Article: Writing a Winning Application—Conduct a Self-Assessment
When applying for a NIH independent research grant, you need expertise in a scientific field for reviewers to deem you able to complete the proposed work.
Feature Article: New R01, R21 Pair of COVID-19 Emergency FOAs With Rolling Submission
These funding opportunity announcements feature rolling submission, meaning NIAID will review your application in an expedited fashion.
Feature Article: Updates on NIAID Funding for SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-2019 Research
We strongly encourage NIAID grantees developing applications in response to the NIAID Urgent NOSI to transition to the Emergency NOSI instead.
Feature Article: NIH Posts Guidance on Closures and Cancellations Related to COVID-19
Review NIH instruction on late applications, salary, stipends, clinical trials, travel, and conference grants, in relation to closures due to COVID-19.
Feature Article: NIAID’s Multi-Pronged Response to the COVID-2019 Outbreak
NIAID is supporting new research in response to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019).
All procedures involving live vertebrate animals must be designed and performed with due consideration of their relevance to human or animal health, the advancement of knowledge, or the good of society.
Feature Article: Understand Scope and Why It Matters for Managing Your Grant
NIAID staff determine scope based on the original application and any negotiated reductions in funding, removal of Specific Aims, bars to award, or other issues. Grantees are required to obtain NIAID’s prior approval before changing the scope of their research activities.
Feature Article: Highlight Preliminary Data in Your Application
When applying, you must assess whether or not your preliminary data are sufficient to convince reviewers that your project has a high likelihood of success. Reviewers use this information to evaluate both the merit of your proposed studies and your skills as a scientist.