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New NIH Program for New and Early Career Researchers

Jul 22nd, 2015 -- dmbsrs

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has just expanded the pilot of its experiment in funding science. The new model, called the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award, or MIRA, supports investigators’ overall research programs through a single, unified grant rather than individual project grants.  The MIRA is a grant to provide support for all of the research in an investigator's laboratory that falls within the mission of NIGMS.  The goal of MIRA is to increase the efficiency and efficacy of NIGMS funding.  It is anticipated that the new mechanism will:

NIH Implements New Biosketch Format

Feb 2nd, 2015 -- dmbsrs

NIH has extended its deadline for the implementation of the new biosketch format.  It will require the use of this new format in applications for research grants submitted for due dates on or after May 25, 2015.  For applications with due dates prior to May 25, applicants will have the choice of using the current biosketch format or the new one.  NIH encourages applicants to use the new biosketch format for due dates on or after January 25, 2015.


Notable changes to the new format include:


Office of Naval Research Science and Technology Research

Dec 3rd, 2014 -- dmbsrs

Synopsis.  The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is interested in receiving proposals for Long-Range Science and Technology (S&T) Projects which offer potential for advancement and improvement of Navy and Marine Corps operations. ONR has a broad role in competitive funding of meritorious research across a spectrum of science and engineering disciplines. Additional information can be found at the ONR website at Technology/Departments.aspx .


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