This document contains comments to be submitted to the NIH’s
RFI, NOT-OD-15-084, “Optimizing Funding Policies and Other Strategies to
Improve the Impact and Sustainability of Biomedical Research.”
One of the ways that early career researchers can
effect change in the academic research system is to make their voices heard,
particularly when their input is solicited. Two agencies are solicitin...
Organizing this symposium was a tremendous
learning process for all of us. Here, we record the process we used, and the
guidelines we’d follow (or not!) if we were to do it all over again. We hop...
In their letter, "Ailing academia needs culture change" (1), V. Callier and N. L. Vanderford highlight the inherent institutional instability that has been generated by flooding academic science wi...