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Funding Lines by NIH Institute…and More

As 2018 comes to a close, I wanted to send out a couple of links and resources that may  be…

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Welcome to 2018, year of the NIH Podcast!

What's New at NIH in 2018 It was hard to prioritize changes at NIH or other federal science funders given…

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Mentored Career Awards

Hello in 2017. 2016 went by in a blur without C3 Science sending a single newsletter, mostly because I was…

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Resources for Helping Your Postdocs. Everyone Benefits in the End.

This winter I taught a proposal writing course for graduate students wanting to pursue careers in research, and many of…

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Goals for 2015

Since 2014 is winding down, a year-end newsletter seemed apropos. Congratulations on another year in research! Given funding lines lately,…

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It’s Fall… And Investigators Thoughts (Should) Turn to Public-Access Requirements

I hope everyone had a good summer, and got a break from the demands of looming proposal cycles. So, maybe…

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Putting the ‘Broad’ in Broader Impacts

Nearly all federal funders are increasing emphasis on “broader impacts”—whatever they choose to call this section—from making it part of…

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Changes to the Biosketch Format—How You Can Prepare

The NIH has announced that changes to the biosketch format are at hand, slated for applications going in early 2015.…

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It Seems Like New Journals Come Out Every Day! How Do I Select One to Submit To?

The number of journals-particularly online journals—is proliferating. How can you separate the wheat from the chaff as far as submitting…

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Funding Alternatives to NIH and NSF

Federal  grants often come under criticism for favoring established investigators and not recognizing outside-the-box thinking. Regardless of whether these claims hold…

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CAN SECOND TIME BE THE CHARM: IS IT POSSIBLE FOR AN UNSCORED PROPOSAL TO GET FUNDED ON RESUBMISSION?

We do alot of NIH proposals, so we looked first at NIH’s website for data to help answer this question.…

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First the Good News

Funding bodies are acknowledging the unfortunate fact that, in lean times, younger researchers shoulder a disproportionate burden of the “less-to-go-around” phenomenon: when…

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Introducing C3

We are pleased to send out C3’s first newsletter. Writing about our collaborative work style to introduce ourselves seemed apt…

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