Year Published: 2015

Time to Complete: 55 min

Instructor: Amy Gantt,MA; John Castellot, PhD

Learning Level: Fundamental

Primary Audience: Researchers

Prerequisite: None

Skills Domain: Scientific Concepts and Research Design


Do you have questions about National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) grant applications regarding scientific rigor and transparency?

This course presents expert discussion held in 2016 on NIH Rigor and Transparency Guidelines, led by John Castellot, PhD, Tufts CTSI Navigator and NIH Study Section Chair, and Amy Gantt, MA, Tufts University Director of Research Development. Faculty members who had participated in NIH study sections will provide valuable feedback and advice on how to include scientific rigor and transparency in your next grant.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe specific feedback from faculty who served on NIH study sections
    Describe specific feedback from faculty who served on NIH study sections
  • State how to apply the new guidelines to their grant proposals
  • Discuss how to include scientific rigor and transparency in your grant

Course Outline

  • Overview - Scientific Promise 
  • NIH Study Section Chair Advice - Scientific Promise 
  • Overview - Rigorous Unbiased Study Approach 
  • NIH Study Section Chair Advice - Rigorous Unbiased Approach 
  • How BERD Can Help with Scientific Rigor 
  • Overview - Relevant Bio Variables 
  • NIH Study Section Chair Advice - Bio Variables 
  • Overview - Biochemical Resources 
  • NIH Study Section Chair Advice - Biochemical Resources 

Resources

  • Lecture Slide Deck (PDF)

Course Evaluation

  • Post-Course Evaluation
  • Course Completion Verification

 

 This Course is Free