This page features information and links to research-related resources.
SciENcv Biosketch application »
SciENcv will help you assemble an online professional profile which can be used to generate an NIH biographical sketch.
Writing a Winning Application—Write To Excite»
NIH provides series of tips on creating a winning application by keeping its audience—your peer reviewers—in the forefront of your mind.
Peer Review Notes »
The NIH Center for Scientific Review publishes Peer Review Notes to inform reviewers, NIH staff and others interested in news related to our grant application review policies, procedures and plans.
The NIH Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers is a trans-NIH effort to consider barriers for women in science and to develop innovative strategies to promote entry, recruitment, retention, and sustained advancement of women in biomedical and research careers.
NINDS’s Building Up the Nerve Podcast »
Applying for NIH funding can be daunting. NIH/NINDS provides a podcast for neuroscience trainees that takes you through the components of a grant application with successful awardees.
There are numerous grant writing classes, workshops, and reviews available at Washington University. This Grant Writing and Review Matrix can help determine what might be right for you.
Resources for non-native English Speakers
Contact the English Language Program at Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) on the Danforth Campus.
Health Literacy Communication Services »
Becker Medical Library offers a variety of services and resources to assist clinicians, investigators and students with making written materials easier to understand and to address the impact of literacy, culture and language in the health care setting.
NSF Grant Proposal Guide published by the National Science Foundation.
Edge for Scholars is an online community supported by Vanderbilt University, that is designed to provide candid conversations about life in academics. It covers a variety of topics including gender and diversity, career planning and advice, communication skills, family and wellness, etc.