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The Office of Extramural Research (OER) talks to NIH staff members about the ins and outs of NIH funding. Designed for investigators, fellows, students, research administrators, and others just curious about the application and award process, we provide insights on grant topics from those who live and breathe the information. Episodes are available as mp3s for download here, via iTunes, or via RSS feed. Information on RSS and Podcasts

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...getting to know NIH and the grants process?
...preparing a successful grant application?
...advice for new and early-career scientists?
...submitting your application?
...how grants are reviewed?
...life as an NIH grantee?

 

 

Getting to Know NIH and the Grants Process

Title

Format

 

Date

 

Length

 

Transcript

 

Who Should I Contact at NIH? - Part 1 of 4: Roles of NIH Staff and How They Work Together

MP3

 

March 28, 2013

 

8 min

 

Transcript

 

Who Should I Contact at NIH? - Part 2 of 4: Finding a Funding Opportunity and Developing Your Application.

MP3

 

March 28, 2013

 

9 min

 

Transcript

 

Who Should I Contact at NIH? - Part 3 of 4: Application Submission through Review

MP3

 

April 30, 2013

 

10 min

 

Transcript

 

Who Should I Contact at NIH? - Part 4 of 4: Life After Peer Review

MP3

 

April 30, 2013

 

9 min

 

Transcript

 

Navigating a Funding Opportunity Announcement

MP3

 

February 7, 2011

 

16 min

 

Transcript

 

Deciphering Funding Opportunity Alphabet Soup

MP3

 

January 7, 2011

 

12 min

 

Transcript

 

Due Dates, Cycles and Award Dates Oh My!

MP3

 

December 20, 2010

 

13 min

 

Transcript

 

Research Grants for Small Businesses: the NIH SBIR & STTR Programs

MP3 May 29, 2013 8 min Transcript

Writing your Application - Tips for Small Businesses

MP3 May 31, 2013 12 min Transcript


 

Preparing a Successful Grant Application

Title

Format

 

Date

 

Length

 

Transcript

 

Choosing a Submission Method MP3 July 27, 2016 8 min Transcript

Using the PHS Assignment Request Form

MP3 June 28, 2016 8 min Transcript

NIH's biosketch requirements

MP3 March 24, 2015 6 min Transcript

Using SciENcv to Create an NIH Biosketch

MP3 March 24, 2015 10 min Transcript

Telling Your Story

MP3

 

March 7, 2011

 

14 min

 

Transcript

 

Using Plain Language for Application Titles, Abstracts and Public Health Relevance Statements

MP3

 

August 13, 2010

 

8 min

 

Transcript

 

Composing Your Cover Letter

MP3

 

February 18, 2011

 

10 min

 

Transcript

 

Grant Writing for New Investigators

MP3

 

April 30, 2010

 

16 min

 

Transcript

 

Writing a Fellowship Application

MP3

 

June 28, 2012

 

22 min

 

Transcript

 

Information and Advice for Preparing an AREA Application

MP3

 

January 20, 2012

 

12 min

 

Transcript

 

Writing Your Vertebrate Animal Section

MP3

 

April 04, 2016 

 

11 min

 

Transcript

 

Budget Basics

MP3

 

April 15, 2011

 

14 min

 

Transcript

 

Assembling the Right Team

MP3

 

September 19, 2011

 

11 min

 

Transcript

 

Sharing in the Research Sandbox: Writing Your Data Sharing Plan

MP3

 

May 19, 2011

 

6 min

 

Transcript

 

Human Subjects Risk and Protection

MP3

 

March 22, 2011

 

12 min

 

Transcript

 

Including Women, Children, and Minorities in Clinical Research

MP3

 

April 6, 2011

 

14 min

 

Transcript

 

NIH's Inclusion Policy: Understanding Race and Ethnicity

MP3 July 26, 2013 7 min Transcript


 

Advice For New and Early Career Scientists

Title

Format

 

Date

 

Length

 

Transcript

 

Graduate Students Considering a Postdoc

MP3

 

July 2, 2010

 

9 min

 

Transcript

 

Postdocs Thinking About Independence

MP3

 

June 4, 2010

 

19 min

 

Transcript

 

Using Career Development Awards to Achieve Independence

MP3

 

June 21, 2010

 

12 min

 

Transcript

 

Enhance Your Research Capabilities through an Independent Career Award

MP3

 

July 29, 2010

 

15 min

 

Transcript

 

Jump Starting Your Research Program for New Faculty Members

MP3

 

May 20, 2010

 

19 min

 

Transcript

 

Considerations for Early Stage Investigators

MP3

 

April 16, 2010

 

16 min

 

Transcript

 

Grant Writing for New Investigators

MP3

 

April 30, 2010

 

16 min

 

Transcript

 

Training and Career Opportunities in NIH's Intramural Research Program

MP3

 

July 16, 2010

 

15 min

 

Transcript

 


 

Submitting Your Application

Title

Format

 

Date

 

Length

 

Transcript

 

Getting Ready to Submit

MP3

 

November 19, 2010

 

13 min

 

Transcript

 

Submitting Information After the Deadline

MP3

 

August 15, 2011

 

9 min

 

Transcript

 

Submitting Just in Time Information

MP3

 

October 25, 2011

 

4 min

 

Transcript

 

Submitting Supplement Requests Electronically

MP3

 

February 14, 2012

 

5 min

 

Transcript

 


 

How NIH Grants Are Reviewed

Title

Format

 

Date

 

Length

 

Transcript

 

Using the PHS Assignment Request Form

MP3 June 28, 2016 8 min Transcript

Who Receives Your Grant Application and What Do They Do With It?

MP3

 

August 27, 2010

 

20 min

 

Transcript

 

The Ins and Outs of a Study Section Meeting

MP3

 

September 10, 2010

 

15 min

 

Transcript

 

Selecting Study Section Reviewers

MP3

 

July 6, 2011

 

10 min

 

Transcript

 

Scoring Your Application

MP3

 

September 24, 2010

 

15 min

 

Transcript

 

Summary Statement Basics

MP3

 

October 20, 2010

 

10 min

 

Transcript

 

Why Are Budgets Cut?

MP3

 

June 10, 2011

 

12 min

 

Transcript

 

Appealing Your Review

MP3

 

July 26, 2011

 

10 min

 

Transcript

 


 

Life As An NIH Grantee (Post-Award Activities and Requirements)

Title

Format

 

Date

 

Length

 

Transcript

 

Understanding the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) MP3 May 24, 2016 18 min Transcript

Delegating Tasks in eRA Commons

MP3

 

December 7, 2011

 

8 min

 

Transcript

 

Training in the Responsible Conduct of Research

MP3

 

December 3, 2010

 

6 min

 

Transcript

 

Sharing in the Research Sandbox: Writing Your Data Sharing Plan

MP3

 

May 19, 2011

 

6 min

 

Transcript

 

Including Women, Children, and Minorities in Clinical Research

MP3

 

April 6, 2011

 

14 min

 

Transcript

 

NIH's Inclusion Policy: Understanding Race and Ethnicity

MP3 July 26, 2013 7 min Transcript

Human Subjects Risk and Protection

MP3

 

March 22, 2011

 

12 min

 

Transcript

 

Human subjects research requirements for education

MP3 January 23, 2015 6 min Transcript

Submitting Supplement Requests Electronically

MP3

 

February 14, 2012

 

5 min

 

Transcript

 

Understanding the NIH Public Access Policy

MP3

 

January 23, 2013

 

11 min

 

Transcript

 

Using MyNCBI to Manage NIH Public Access Policy Compliance

MP3

 

January 23, 2013

 

11 min

 

Transcript

 

Using the Public Access Compliance Monitor Tool

MP3

 

January 23, 2013

 

10 min

 

Transcript

 

Submitting the Federal Financial Report (FFR)

MP3

 

August 23, 2012

 

6 min

 

Transcript

 

Taking Your Grant with You When You Move

MP3

 

March 28, 2012

 

6 min

 

Transcript

 

What Administrators Need to Know About Financial Closeout of Grants 

MP3

 

February 26, 2016 

 

10 min

 

Transcript

 


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