An additional question now appears in the “Other school info” section for Initial, Competing Renewal, Continuation, and Supplement Requests in GMAS. The question reads, “Does this request fall under the criteria for the HMS Efficiency Project (EP)?” It is the first question within the section. (See screenshot below).
If your department is not listed here, the answer to this question should always be “No."
Measuring the impact of NIH grants is an important input in our stewardship of research funding. One metric we can use to look at impact, discussed previously on this blog, is the relative citation ratio (or RCR). This measure – which NIH has made freely available through the iCite tool – aims to go further than just raw numbers of published research findings or citations, by quantifying the impact and influence of a research article both within the context of its research field and… Read more about Applications, Resubmissions, and the Relative Citation Ratio
On April 24, 2017, the (NSF) will initiate a new pilot requiring the use of a spreadsheet template for identifying Collaborators and Other Affiliations information for Principal Investigators (PIs), co-PIs, and other senior project personnel identified on proposals. See the NSF for important information on a new pilot: