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Are Attempts at Renewal Successful?

Are Attempts at Renewal Successful?

February 16, 2016

On my first day on the job as NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research, one of my colleagues asked me a question: Is it true that it is more difficult to renew a grant than it is to get one in the first place? Some people wonder whether NIH’s interest in supporting new investigators who are trying to get their first grant negatively impacts the other investigators’ attempts to renew their grants.

To address this question we gathered data on R01-equivalent success rates for new and experienced investigators seeking funding in fiscal years (FY) 2013 through 2015. We

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Updated Travel Policy FAQs Posted to OSP Website

February 5, 2016

The updated Sponsored Travel Guidance and Travel Policy FAQs have been added to the OSP website. This section covers a wide range of frequently asked questions, offering information on booking rules, exception documentation, split charging, receipts, the Fly America Act, and more. The FAQs are designed as a resource for travelers and administrators, covering both general information and specific situations that can arise in

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