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NIH Extramural News – September 2011

Posted on October 4, 2011 at 7:19am

From: Update from the NIH Office of Extramural Research to the external biomedical research community. EXTRAMURALNEXUS@LIST.NIH.GOV On Behalf Of NIH Extramural Nexus (NIH/OD)
Sent: Monday, October 03, 2011 1:55 PM
Subject: NIH Update: Analysis of Career Development Awards, Career Options for PhDs, and a New Funding Opportunity


Read the full issue online.

Rock Talk

PhD Production and Career Opportunities: More Fuel for Thought in Providing Us Your Input

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I recently came across an interesting article by Fuhrmann et al. that talks about the range of career options that eventually attract graduate students. Continue reading

Balancing Life and Career

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I hope you saw all the great attention our sister agency the National Science Foundation received this week. Continue reading

Have Big, Bold Ideas? This Program May Be for You!

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I wanted to let you know about a relatively new program. The NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards fund big, bold, paradigm-shifting science. Continue reading

Help NIH Bring Hands-On Science into K-12 Classrooms

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Science literacy has grown among the adult citizenry of the United States during the past couple decades, and we need to continue this positive trend. Continue reading

Fostering the Next Generation of Researchers

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It’s been awhile since I’ve presented some data, so I wanted to point you to a study that we just put up on our website. Continue reading

Presidential Award for Mentoring

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I am pleased that the White House has re-announced the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. Continue reading

Top Stories

Multiple Investigator Policy Revised

Changes to the leadership team now allowed mid-award. Continue reading

Comment Period Extended for Proposed Human Subjects Regulations

The deadline for comments extended to October 26, 2011. Continue reading

Find OER This Fall and Winter

OER staff members will be attending many of the upcoming professional meetings. Continue reading

Use eRA Commons for No-Cost Extensions

Beginning October 1, institutions must use eRA Commons for submitting no-cost extension notifications. Continue reading

New Resources

Financial Conflict of Interest: Updated FAQs

How do changes in the financial conflict of interest policy affect you? Continue reading

Peer Review 101 Video

If you are new to NIH, take a look at this video for an overview of what happens to your grant application once it comes in the door. Continue reading

New NIH Intramural Website

The NIH intramural research program has a new website. Continue reading

Assembling the Right Team for Your Project

Determine the appropriate roles for the key people working on your project. Continue reading

You Ask, We Answer

How Will the Revised Multiple Investigator Policy Impact My New Investigator Status?


October 10, 2011 (Columbus Day): NIH Closed

NIH (including help desks) will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2011 in observance of Columbus Day. Continue reading

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