Registration Open for Webinar on NIH Simplified Review Framework for NIH Research Project Grants (RPGs): Implementation and Impact on Funding Opportunities
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Key Dates

Release Date:

March 20, 2024

Related Announcements

  • April 4, 2024 - Simplified Review Framework for NIH Research Project Grant Applications - Update and Implementation Plans. See Notice NOT-OD-24-085
  • October 19, 2023 - Simplified Review Framework for NIH Research Project Grant Applications. See Notice NOT-OD-24-010.

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Office of The Director, National Institutes of Health (OD)


Are you an applicant developing your research project grant (RPG) application for the deadline date of January 25, 2025, or beyond? Or perhaps a research administrator providing support as the deadline draws closer?

If so, then register today for an upcoming webinar to hear the latest updates on plans by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to simplify the peer review framework for most Research Project Grant applications with receipt dates on or after January 25, 2025. These changes are designed to address the complexity of the peer review process and mitigate potential bias.

  • What: NIH Webinar via Zoom 
  • Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2024 
  • Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
  • Registration Required: The link can be found on the NIH Grants Event Page 
  • Questions may be submitted in advance on the registration form.

What can you expect? NIH experts will share the latest details, timelines, and how changes to the peer review process will impact existing and new funding opportunities. A Q&A will follow the presentation to address additional questions.

Related Resource:
Simplifying Review of Research Project Grant Applications website 

Event Resources:
The following will be available on the NIH Grants Event Page:

  • Presentation slide deck: Posted 24 hours in advance of the webinar
  • Video recording, transcript, and final presentation slide deck will be available approximately seven business days after the event concludes.

Reasonable Accommodations:
This webinar will be closed-captioned and include an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter. Requests for reasonable accommodations should be submitted at least five days before the event to


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