Research & Writing Blog

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E.g., Thursday, November 21, 2019
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
By Joanna Downer, PhD, Associate Dean for Research Development, Duke School of Medicine
The next event in the new Research Town Hall series will take place Nov 1. As part of this event, Dr. Larry Carin, Vice Provost for Research, will...
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
By Joanna Downer, PhD, Associate Dean of Research Development, Duke School of Medicine
As many of you already know, major changes to requirements for NIH and AHRQ applications proposing research with human subjects went into effect for...
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Monday, September 17, 2018
By Joanna Downer, PhD, Associate Dean for Research Development, Duke School of Medicine
Sometimes a little technology can save a lot of effort. A valuable tool for creating and maintaining complete and compliant biosketches for National...
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Monday, July 30, 2018
By Joanna Downer, PhD, Associate Dean for Research Development, Duke School of Medicine
In June, NIH switched to their new Human Subjects System (HSS) for reporting progress with clinical trials and human subjects studies. In recent...
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Friday, July 27, 2018
By Martha E. Payne, PhD, MPH, Research Development Associate, Duke University School of Medicine
As you may have seen, NIH released a notice last week regarding “FORMS-E” and related human subjects policies. I expect this notice, "Delayed...
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Joanna Downer, Associate Dean for Research Development, School of Medicine
Slides and video are now available from the first two presentations in a new Duke-wide town hall series relevant to research – from grant...
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Thursday, May 31, 2018
By Joanna Downer, Associate Dean for Research Development, School of Medicine
In the last post, I identified five stages for successful complex grant development. The first stage, Idea Generation, is often triggered by a...
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
By Joanna Downer, Associate Dean for Research Development, School of Medicine
The next event in a new presentation series on grants and research will take place May 29. As part of this event, I'll be moderating a faculty panel...
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
By Joanna Downer, PhD, Associate Dean for Research Development, School of Medicine
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about processes, particularly how we facilitate development of complex research grants. But as we capture and re-...
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
By Joanna Downer, Associate Dean for Research Development, School of Medicine
As many of you already know, major changes to requirements for NIH and AHRQ applications proposing research with human subjects went into effect for...
Blog Post
Monday, April 9, 2018
By Joanna Downer, Associate Dean for Research Development, School of Medicine
Welcome to the new blog for news, tips, and insights related to grant applications. This blog is managed by the Duke School of Medicine’s Office of...