Catalyst: Grants

by SRA International on February 28, 2017

The largest study to date of African-American cancer survivors in the United States is underway. The Detroit Research on Cancer Survivors (ROCS) study, which will include 5,560 cancer survivors, will support a broad research agenda looking at the major factors affecting cancer progression, recurrence, mortality, and quality of life among African-American cancer survivors. The effort is funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health.... Read more

Tagged with: Grants, NIH

by SRA International on February 16, 2017

The 2017 Spring Intensive Training Programs at the Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square, April 19-21, 2017. The program provides an opportunity for mid-level research managers and administrators to concentrate on a specific area that supports their professional growth. Don’t miss this outstanding learning opportunity: 2 days and 3 intensive trainings to choose from.... Read more

Tagged with: Grants, Leadership, Post-award

by SRA International on January 26, 2017

On this blog we previously discussed ways to measure the value returned from research funding. The “PQRST” approach (for Productivity, Quality, Reproducibility, Sharing, and Translation) starts with productivity, which the authors define as using measures such as the proportion of published scientific work resulting from a research project, and highly cited works within a research field.... Read more

Tagged with: Grants, NIH