"We find little to no race or gender bias in initial [NIH] R01 evaluations, and additionally find that any bias that might have been present must be negligible in size. This conclusion was robust to a wide array of statistical model specifications."
No discernible race or gender bias in an *experiment* involving manipulating 48 NIH R01 grant proposals to have PIs of different race or gender then sent for review. Via ā¦ā© (Iā€™m assuming the IRB approved deception of the reviewers.)
New study in finds little to no race or gender bias in initial health-related research grant proposals. Consistent with statistical discrimination arguments given the long, detailed grant applications: