Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Pew Scholars Program for junior faculty; internal applications due June 5

The Pew Charitable Trust has invited OHSU to sponsor a single candidate for their Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. This prestigious opportunity provides $60,000 in support per year for four years to assistant professors with outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program is open to individuals with a doctorate in medicine or biomedical sciences. As of Oct. 23, 2017, candidates must hold full-time appointments at the rank … Read More

OHSU resources for finding funding

If you’re a new investigator at OHSU or someone who’s navigating the funding world for the first time, the Research Funding & Development team has resources to help you get started on identifying appropriate opportunities. First, sign up for our Weekly Funding Alerts email, which features opportunities covering the broad range of research conducted across OHSU. Interested in more targeted searches? Check out OHSU’s Funding Portal for information on internal and foundation funding as well as links to … Read More

Funding Focus: Finding funding 101, March 21

Join us for March’s Funding Focus seminar on the basics of finding funding for your research. We’ll be discussing internal, foundation, NIH, and non-NIH, federal funding. Explore various online search tools and learn how to tailor your search to best align with your research goals. You’ll walk away with new skills to start mapping a strategic funding plan. Tuesday, March 21, 2017 11:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m. Biomedical Information Communication Center (BICC), room 124 Funding Focus is a series … Read More

V Foundation cancer research funding, internal deadline March 1

The V Foundation for Cancer Research – Translational Awards provide up to $200,000 per year for three years to fund projects that intend to develop novel, translational approaches to the prevention, detection and treatment of human cancer. Translational projects should move a novel strategy from the laboratory into a human clinical trial or use specimens from a clinical trial to develop biomarkers or mechanisms. All nominated applicants must be tenure-track faculty leading a Translational Award research team. Two applications … Read More

FY2016 NIH numbers released

NIH recently released their annual web reports, success rates, and NIH Data Book for fiscal year 2016. In a February 3 blog post, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research, Michael Lauer, summarized FY2016 numbers and compared them to previous years. Here are the highlights: NIH received 54,220 competing research project grant applications, an increase of over 3,000 applications from 2014. Roughly 45% of those were applications for R01-equivalent grants. The success rate for these applications … Read More

Apply for the Fulbright Scholar Program by Aug. 1

The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition is now open. This program supports activities and projects that recognize and promote the critical relationship between educational exchange and international understanding, offering nearly 500 teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Several new program models have been recently introduced to meet the changing needs of U.S. academics and professionals with more opportunities for flexible, multi-country grants. Awards are 2 to 12 months in length. A full list of … Read More

NIH reports on R01 and R21 trends

NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research Mike Lauer looks at funding trends and relationships for R01 and R21 mechanisms in a recent Open Mike blog post. In this follow-up to previous analyses of NIH funding competition, and outcomes for R01 “virtual A2s,”Lauer and team examined how R21s, intended to foster exploratory research at the conceptual stage, compare to R01s in terms of application and success rates and career stage of investigators applying for and receiving funding. They also investigated the relationship between … Read More

OHSU resources for finding funding

If you’re a new investigator at OHSU or someone who’s navigating the funding world for the first time, the Research Funding & Development team has resources to help you get started on identifying appropriate opportunities. First, sign up for our Weekly Funding Alerts email, which features opportunities covering the broad range of research conducted across OHSU. Interested in more targeted searches? Check out OHSU’s Funding Portal for information on internal and foundation funding as well as links to … Read More

NINDS restructures funding support for postdocs

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke will no longer participate in the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32). As of the Dec. 8, 2016 due date, F32 postdoctoral fellows research training support will be available through a separate announcement with several key differences from the parent F32. Most notably, applicants are only eligible prior to starting, or within the first 12 months of starting, their postdoctoral training. As … Read More

Peer review scoring: Why some grant applications are more likely to be funded than others

Anyone who’s worked hard on an NIH grant application that didn’t get funded wonders what they could have done differently to improve their chances of success. A recent analysis on peer review scoring by the NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) provides insight into how to improve overall impact scores and the likelihood of getting funded. In a July 22 Open Mike blog post, OER Director Mike Lauer, describes NIH’s quest to better understand the “stories behind [NIH] … Read More

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