Online Briefing on NIH’s Simplified Peer Review Framework for NIH Research Project Grant (RPG) Applications: for Applicants and Reviewers
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Release Date:

October 19, 2023

Related Announcements

  • April 4, 2024 - Overview of Grant Application and Review Changes for Due Dates on or after January 25, 2025. See Notice NOT-OD-24-084
  • October 19, 2023 - Simplified Review Framework for NIH Research Project Grant Applications. See Notice NOT-OD-24-010.

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The purpose of this Notice is to inform NIH grant applicants and reviewers about an online briefing to be held to provide an overview and answer questions regarding the simplified peer review framework for the review of most research project grant (RPG) applications. The new framework will go into effect beginning with submissions with due dates of January 25, 2025. This webinar will be hosted November 3, 2023 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Eastern Time. 

This event will provide a high-level overview of the changes. As we get closer to January 2025, the community can expect follow-up webinars for applicants and reviewers with additional details on implementation. The webinar will be recorded and posted on the event page for later viewing.

American Sign Language interpretation will be provided. Please contact us at to let us know if there are additional accommodation needs.

How to Participate in the Briefing

  • Go to the event page to register for the session. You will not need to download special software. You will need a reliable Internet connection and browser.
  • Registration is required to join the webinar; you may register anytime before or during the event.
  • Questions may be submitted ahead of the event on the registration form. 


Please direct all inquiries to:

Dr. Kristin Kramer