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Posted Date: July 18, 2019
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Breaches of Peer Review Integrity

by Mike Lauer and Sally Amero

It is a priority to us to continue to engage with the community about what constitutes a breach of NIH peer review integrity – including, but not limited to:

  • A reviewer sending grant applications to their postdocs to write their critiques
  • Someone revealing that they reviewed a particular application
  • A reviewer disclosing how another reviewer scored an application
  • A principal investigator (PI) approaching a reviewer at a scientific conference to discuss her/his institution’s application in which s/he is designated as PI

Yes, each of these constitutes a breach of NIH peer review integrity. Our attention to peer review integrity has been heightened with our growing awareness of the scope and impact of breaches…Continue reading → Read more »

Posted Date: July 3, 2019

Please take the opportunity to learn what research your peers are doing, congratulate them on their contributions and reach out for collaborations.  #OneUniversity

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Posted Date: July 3, 2019
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How to Notify NIH about a Concern that Sexual Harassment is Affecting an NIH-Funded Activity at a Grantee Institution

By Mike Lauer

As part of our continued efforts, we are pleased to announce a new webform that allows for anybody in the biomedical research community to share information related to a potential case of sexual harassment directly and, if desired, anonymously, to NIH. The establishment of this webform, in tandem with other actions, is taken as part of our continuing commitment to address the underlying culture that enables sexual harassment to take place. Continue reading →

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Posted Date: June 14, 2019

Please take the opportunity to learn what research your peers are doing, congratulate them on their contributions and reach out for collaborations.  #OneUniversity

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Posted Date: May 15, 2019
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NIH Inclusion Data by Research and Disease Category Now Available

By Janine Clayton, Dawn Corbett, Marie Bernard, and Mike Lauer

For over two decades, NIH has required researchers to include women, members of racial and ethnic minority groups, and children in their work absent an acceptable scientific or ethical rationale for their exclusion. Now, for the first time, selected inclusion data on sex/gender and race/ethnicity are publicly available disaggregated for various research, condition, and disease areas. Continue reading →

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