Updated Application Instructions to Enhance Rigor and Reproducibility

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research (OER) clarified and revised application instructions and review criteria to enhance reproducibility of research findings through increased scientific rigor and transparency. These updates took effect for research grants and mentored career development award applications submitted for the January 25, 2016 due date and beyond. Updates to institutional training grants, institutional career development awards (K12/KL2), and individual fellowships will be forthcoming in 2017 or later. For application instructions, see NIH Grants & Funding Rigor and Reproducibility webpage.  

This page last reviewed on December 13, 2017