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Fall 2019 Grants & You: Grantsmanship Training & Resources

Tips for Small Business Grant Applicants Considering NCCIH

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) offers funding through the National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. This funding aims to encourage innovative research and development of technology with commercialization potential to enhance the science, usefulness, and/or safety of complementary and integrative health approaches. Program Director Mirav Sabli, PhD, provides helpful tips for potential applicants on her NCCIH Research Blog.

Linking ORCID Identifies to eRA Commons Profiles

Beginning in fiscal year 2020, all individuals supported by training, fellowship, career development, and other research education awards will be required to have an ORCID iD linked to their personal electronic Research Administration (eRA) account (NOT-OD-19-109). Learn how NIH is seeking to reduce administrative burden on investigators by eliminating the need to enter the same information in multiple places when applying to different funding agencies.

If you don't yet have an ORDID iD,  register today.

Registering and Results Reporting for Basic Experimental Studies Involving Humans

The research NIH funds doesn’t always fall neatly into a single category. Basic research involving humans that seeks to understand the fundamental aspects of phenomena may also meet the NIH definition of a clinical trial. NIH refers to these studies as BESH – Basic Experimental Studies involving Humans. Since this type of research is a clinical trial as defined by NIH, these trials must register and report summary results to achieve transparency and other standards outlined in the NIH Policy on the Dissemination of NIH-Funded Clinical Trial Information. This Open Mike blog post addresses these studies, and the challenges some researchers have faced in submitting the data in

NIH Data Book

The NIH Data Book provides basic summary statistics on extramural grants and contract awards, grant applications, organizations that NIH supports, trainees and fellows supported through NIH programs, and the national biomedical workforce.

National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education

Looking for possible collaborators? This interactive map provides links to IPE centers, programs, and initiatives.

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) State Level Data and Maps

The NACHC website has a wealth of state-level data and maps, including updated state fact sheets with key data points for all 50 states; Washington, DC; and Puerto Rico.

Google Dataset Search

Google has a new search engine, known as Google Dataset Search, that helps researchers locate data available for public use. Nature discusses it in more detail.

Other NIH Resources