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8 Ways to Navigate NIH Peer Review and Get an R15/AREA Grant
The NIH recently held a video briefing on Peer Review and R15s. The video from that program is now available at: www.csr.nih.gov/webinar. Some questions that the presenters were unable to get to during the allotted time are included here: What is the success rate (granted application/total number of applications) for R15? Overall, it’s about 17%. […]
NSF Biology Directorate Rids of Pre-Proposal for DEB
The NSF announced yesterday that the Biology Directorate Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) is discontinuing the use of the preliminary proposal mechanism. Instead, DEB is moving to a “no-deadline”, full proposal mechanism for proposals submitted to the core programs. According to the DEB’s blog post, there will be no call for preliminary proposals in January […]
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Thomas Awarded NSF Grant for Paleoceanographic Research
The availability of sufficient dissolved oxygen in seawater is critical for marine life, and places where oxygen falls below a critical concentration — or “dead zones” — are often associated with mass die-offs of fish, shrimp and other creatures. With future global warming, the oceans are on course to see progressively less dissolved oxygen available.…
Angle Awarded NEH Grant to Fund Innovative Philosophy Teaching Institute
On Aug. 2, Stephen Angle, the Mansfield Freeman Professor of East Asian Studies, professor of philosophy, together with colleagues at Notre Dame and Fordham, received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support a two-week NEH Summer Institute for college and university faculty focusing on the idea of teaching “Philosophy as…
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