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posts tagged with "grants"
Let’s make replicability a priority in human evolution research
In my experience, the National Science Foundation places too little value on data access and replicability in its grants.
09 Jan 2017
Link: Sustaining open access databases
Cameron Neylon considers the problems of funding and governance for open scholarly initiatives
06 Aug 2016
Why the new Wellcome Trust open review journal may be the science publishing future
Will they take the challenge to create a new reviewing culture?
14 Jul 2016
Link: Academics exaggerate scientific impact in their grant applications
A report in Inside Higher Ed looks at a study that reports scientific impact assessments are a 'charade' in UK and Australia grant applications.
12 Mar 2016
Why do universities cover up high-profile harassment? Look for the money
A review of the grant success by three astronomers subject to disciplinary action, and the impact that economics may have on sexual harassment at universities.
16 Jan 2016
Homo naledi on Wellcome Trust 10 open access facts
The U.K. biomedical grant giant notes the immense public interest in Homo naledi in the open access journal eLife.
29 Oct 2015
How the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is slowly turning into a dissertation grant
The GRFP fellowships have become more and more become proposal-oriented, rewarding a narrow range of institutions rather than bringing talented students into science.
01 Apr 2015
Shared resources and NSF funding strategy
A document outlining NSF infrastructure funding in ocean sciences makes me think.
30 Mar 2015
Link: Lamenting the state of science funding
A claim that Generation X will never meet its scientific potential due to a convoluted history of NIH policy changes.
14 Mar 2015
Quote: Louis Leakey on funding
Noting the thousands of hours that make fossil discoveries possible.
02 Feb 2015
Link: Personalized medicine going to Congress
President Obama announces he will request hundreds of millions in new funding for genomic-powered treatments.
25 Jan 2015
Mad Men and scientific grant writing
Reacting to a call for less emphasis on big grants in science.
22 Jan 2015
Changing the currency of academic science
John Ioannidis writes a prescription for changing the value system in ways that may improve scientific results.
29 Oct 2014
Would we fund past Nobel Prize winners in today's climate?
A Genetics editorial asks whether two-time Nobelist Fred Sanger would be competitive in today's NIH funding climate.
18 Jun 2014
Philanthropy and public funding of science
A New York Times article wrings hands over the growing importance of large donors for science.
16 Mar 2014
How can we cut down on research that doesn't replicate?
NIH director Francis Collins considers the problem of low reproducibility.
27 Jan 2014
Wellcome Trust funds public engagement
10 Oct 2013
Notes on a broken science funding system
07 Apr 2013
Centuries of grant writing
02 Apr 2013
The cost of plagiarism at NSF
08 Mar 2013
Interdisciplinary research funding opportunity from NSF
30 Jan 2013
Moonies of Bethesda
30 Nov 2012
NSF changes Biological Anthropology program deadlines
A Q and A with NSF Biological Anthropology program director, Carolyn Ehardt
27 Aug 2012
The grantest generation
25 Aug 2012
"We don't need a master"
27 May 2012
Small grants enhance exploration
16 Apr 2012
10 Jan 2012
Ecologists against public access to peer reviewed publications
06 Jan 2012
"Transformative" research can't come from milquetoast
Grant agencies should set transformative objectives, not set aside money for transformative research
10 Dec 2011
Retractions and grants
21 Apr 2011
21 Apr 2011
Mailbag: Virtually there
09 Jan 2011
Second grant life
07 Jan 2011
NSF to require data access plan
06 May 2010
Mailbag: The Soviet science system
03 Mar 2010
Jobs in American science
02 Mar 2010
Driven by curiosity
13 Jan 2010
11 Jan 2010
Public access to federally funded research
12 Dec 2009
Fossil access editorial
24 Aug 2009
The broken grant review system
28 Jun 2009
Genome data access and funding models
08 Jun 2009
Stimulating some grants
31 Mar 2009
Scandal: grant reviewers favor work that is "original," "feasible"
07 Mar 2009
Stimulating some grants
22 Feb 2009
In the rain shadow of Big Science
15 Feb 2009
NSF and data access
16 Apr 2005
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