From: Update from the NIH Office of Extramural Research to the external biomedical [mailto:EXTRAMURALNEXUS@LIST.NIH.GOV] On Behalf Of NIH Extramural Nexus (NIH/OD)
Sent: Thursday, August 01, 2013 2:44 PM
Subject: NIH Update: Individual Development Plans for Trainees, Podcast on Reporting Inclusion Information, ASSIST Webinar
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We continue to make progress on implementing the recommendations proposed by the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director (ACD) working group which studied the biomedical research workforce. We have just posted a Notice in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts announcing that NIH encourages grantees to develop an institutional policy requiring an Individual Development Plan (IDP) for every graduate student and postdoc supported by any NIH grant, regardless of the type of NIH grant that is used for support.
In January I blogged about NIH’s support of health research in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities (LGBTI communities). …. NIH continues extensive outreach to identify research priorities and gaps, and opportunities to capitalize on ongoing projects in this field. ….
As announced earlier, NIH will require electronic submission for all P01, P20, P50 and U19 applications intended for due dates on or after September 25, 2013. …. On Tuesday, August 13, from 2:30 to 4:00 PM Eastern time, NIH will hold a webinar to help potential applicants get acquainted with ASSIST, NIH’s system for electronic submission of multi-project applications. ….
On July 16 NIH announced the next application cycle for the NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs). If you are a researcher who has incurred significant educational debt, then the NIH LRPs are for you. ….
Are you a small business that is looking for funding opportunities to support innovative technological research that has high-potential for commercialization? Or a current NIH grantee that is looking for additional information and networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs, small businesses and NIH staff? If so, be sure to register today for the 15th annual NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on October 28 – 30, 2013 ….
In the latest episode of All About Grants, Dr. Meredith Temple-O’Connor, NIH Inclusion Policy Officer, joins us to talk about the distinction between race and ethnicity and how grantees should report inclusion information to the NIH.
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NIH (including help desks) will be closed Monday, September 2, 2013 (Labor Day). If a postmark/submission date falls on this , the application deadline is automatically extended to the next business day.