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“But What If It’s Just a Waste of Time?”: How the Process of Grant Writing Can Advance Your Career—Part One

“But What If It’s Just a Waste of Time?”: How the Process of Grant Writing Can Advance Your Career—Part One

Grant writing might seem like a distraction or an extra burden in a workload already heavy with research, teaching, coursework, and other responsibilities. Since success isn’t guaranteed, it may feel like the time spent on a proposal could easily turn out to be...
The Reviewer’s Perspective:  Insights into an NIH Study Section

The Reviewer’s Perspective: Insights into an NIH Study Section

We are pleased to introduce a new guest blogger, Dr. Carol Lutz. This is part one of a two-part blog on writing fellowship applications. Hello, my name is Dr. Carol Lutz, and I am a faculty member in the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics...
2016 Ford Fellows Roundtable: Advice for Applicants (Advice from the Archives)

2016 Ford Fellows Roundtable: Advice for Applicants (Advice from the Archives)

Advice from the Archives Series Note: Occasionally, we dig into the archives to uncover a post we feel holds relevant and timely information worthy of a repost. If you are interested in learning more about research grants and fellowships to support your graduate...
2016 Ford Fellows Roundtable: What It Means to Be A Ford Fellow (Advice from the Archives)

2016 Ford Fellows Roundtable: What It Means to Be A Ford Fellow (Advice from the Archives)

Advice from the Archives Series Note: Occasionally, we dig into the archives to uncover a post we feel holds relevant and timely information worthy of a repost. If you are interested in learning more about research grants and fellowships to support your graduate...