Catalyst: Grants

by SRA International on February 4, 2019

Funding and grants are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain. NIH funding for studies and projects have evolved over the years to promote and encourage different types of researchers to apply.... Read more

Tagged with: Funding Opportunities, Grants, Insights

by on January 11, 2019

A government shutdown is upon us (today ties it with the longest shutdown in U.S. history), with the potential to negatively impact our business operations and the day to day lives of our research faculty and their quest for knowledge and understanding.... Read more

Tagged with: Finding Funding, Funding Opportunities, Grants, Insights, News in the Field

by on June 28, 2018

Exceptionally talented researchers of any nationality and at any stage of their careers should be aware of the European Research Council (ERC) grants awarded by the Horizon 2020 program of the European Commission.... Read more

Tagged with: Grants, Research Administration

by SRA International on June 27, 2017

Facing protests from senior scientists, including members of its own advisory board, the National Institutes of Health on Thursday abandoned a plan to help younger researchers by imposing a general three-grant limit.... Read more

Tagged with: Grants, NIH

by SRA International on June 27, 2017

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is dropping a controversial, 1-month-old plan to cap the amount of support an individual scientist can receive in order to spread funds to more investigators. Instead, the agency will eventually devote $1 billion a year—about 3% of its $34 billion budget—specifically to funding proposals from early- and midcareer investigators.... Read more

Tagged with: Grants, NIH

by SRA International on February 28, 2017

The largest study to date of African-American cancer survivors in the United States is underway. The Detroit Research on Cancer Survivors (ROCS) study, which will include 5,560 cancer survivors, will support a broad research agenda looking at the major factors affecting cancer progression, recurrence, mortality, and quality of life among African-American cancer survivors. The effort is funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health.... Read more

Tagged with: Grants, NIH

by SRA International on February 16, 2017

The 2017 Spring Intensive Training Programs at the Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square, April 19-21, 2017. The program provides an opportunity for mid-level research managers and administrators to concentrate on a specific area that supports their professional growth. Don’t miss this outstanding learning opportunity: 2 days and 3 intensive trainings to choose from.... Read more

Tagged with: Grants, Leadership, Post-award

by SRA International on January 26, 2017

On this blog we previously discussed ways to measure the value returned from research funding. The “PQRST” approach (for Productivity, Quality, Reproducibility, Sharing, and Translation) starts with productivity, which the authors define as using measures such as the proportion of published scientific work resulting from a research project, and highly cited works within a research field.... Read more

Tagged with: Grants, NIH