July 29, 2020
RFA-RM-20-015 - Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Research Hubs (U54 – Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-RM-20-016 - Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Research Training Program (U2R – Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-RM-20-017 - Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Research (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-RM-20-018 - Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Open Data Science Platform and Coordinating Center (U2C – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Office of Strategic Coordination (Common Fund)
The purpose of this Notice is to inform the research community of a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) information and technical assistance webinar for: RFA-RM-20-015, RFA-RM-20-016, RFA-RM-20-017, RFA-RM-20-018. The webinar will review the purpose and objectives of the FOAs, application process, grants management advice, and tips from NIH grant recipients. All prospective applicants are invited to participate.
This webinar is part of a larger DS-I Africa Virtual Symposium Platform, an interactive, online resource which includes a collection of networking tools and online events that engage participants in robust scientific discussions and facilitate networking across disciplines, sectors, and geographies. The platform includes keynote videos, interactive panels with leading data scientists, and a Virtual Forum that enables participants to interact with each other.
FOA Information and Technical Assistance Session Schedule:
Monday August 10, 2020
8am EDT / 12pm UTC / 2pm CAT / 3pm EAT
Screening of pre-recorded FOA overview video, which will also be posted on the Symposium webinar in advance.
9am – 11am EDT / 1-3pm UTC / 3-5pm CAT / 4-6pm EAT
Interactive webinar including Q&A and breakout clinics covering grant management issues, the electronic application process, and tips from NIH grant recipients.
Please see https://commonfund.nih.gov/africadatasymposium for additional postings, including future virtual office hours, to view the rest of the symposium schedule, and to register.
Participation in this webinar, although encouraged, is optional and is not required for the submission of an application in response to the DS-I Africa FOAs. Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss their applications with the Scientific/Research Contacts listed in the FOAs early in the application development process.
Laura K. Povlich, Ph.D.
Division of International Training and Research
Fogarty International Center
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