In a paper recently published in Science Advances, we delved into the underlying factors associated with the funding gap between white and black researchers. We identified three decision points whe…
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" those younger reviewers who believe that young investigators are being prevented from obtaining funding because senior investigators are using up the resources tend to give worse scores to PIs who are more senior. "
Many postdoctoral fellows in the STEM fields enter the academic job market with little knowledge of the process and expectations, and without any means to assess their qualifications relative to the general applicant pool. Demystifying this process...
Flying Drug Monkey“men had significantly more first author publications than women (medians of 7 and 5, respectively) Wilcoxon rank sum), more total publications (medians 16 and 11,) and more overall citations (medians of 343 and 228)”
Agency struggles to attract female applicants for premier grants; one award appears to favor male applicants
Flying Drug MonkeyThese should be 50/50 M/F on principle. Matching the app pool is nonsense. These are statement awards. Make one. @NIHDirector
NIH marquee awards for ‘high risk, high reward’ projects skew male—again | Science | AAAS
Many granting agencies allow reviewers to know the identity of a proposal’s principal investigator (PI), which opens the possibility that reviewers discriminate on the basis of PI race and gender. We investigated this experimentally with 48 NIH ...
Flying Drug MonkeyOf course it was published. Still a piece of misleading crap - breathtaking.
Little race or gender bias in an experiment of initial review of NIH R01 grant proposals
The chemist who helped create the magic sauce behind Juul, Xing Chenyue, unveiled the product of her new startup Myst Labs this week after two years of development: electronic cigarette alternatives designed for China’s 350 million smokers, the...
Flying Drug MonkeyUgh. - The scientist behind Juul launches a Juul alternative for China
The local boy turned White House national security adviser is taking on the Garden State's Trumpiest Republican.
Flying Drug MonkeyA man who does not see the problem with the “stand out” font used in attack ads against his Asian-American opponent is not going to be a great adoptive father of two Asian-American kids, IMO.
NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts: Request for Information (RFI): Inviting Comments on Non-Human Animal Models of Substance Use Disorders NOT-DA-19-036. NIDA
Flying Drug MonkeyReminder for the animal models of substance use tweeple - if you don't submit a response to grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/n… then someone else is voting in your stead.
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