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Nov 30, 2017 Universities Report Increased Federal R&D Funding after 4-year Decline
Feb 22, 2017 The Future Postponed 2.0: Why Declining Investment in Basic Research Threatens a US Innovation Deficit
Nov 17, 2016 Universities Report Fourth Straight Year of Declining Federal R&D Funding in FY2015
Sep 15, 2016 US sees sizable increase in R&D spending
Aug 5, 2016 NSF tries two-step review, drawing praise - and darts
May 13, 2016 White House Fact Sheet: Announcing the National Microbiome Initiative
Apr 20, 2016 Federal reearch funding up 6% in FY2014 
Apr 15, 2016 No pressure: NSF test finds eliminating deadlines halves number of grant proposals
Mar 08, 2016 The US Government Launches a $100 Million "Apollo Project of the Brain"
Feb 23, 2016 NIH's 10% set-aside for AIDS begins to slip in 2016
Nov 17, 2015 Universities Report Continuing Decline in Federal R&D Funding in FY 2014
Nov 10, 2015 The assault on federally supported science
Jul 27, 2015 NIH Bypass Budget Proposal for FY2017 - Reaching for a Cure: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Research
Jun 15, 2015 NIH grants millions for research on biology of physical activity health benefits
Jun 11, 2015 NIH approves strategic vision to transform National Library of Medicine
May 19, 2015 American Innovation Lies on Weak Foundation
Apr 30, 2015 MIT Report: The Future Postponed - Why Declining Investment in Basic Research Threatens a U.S. Innovation Deficit  
Feb 25, 2015 NIH moving ahead with review of risky virology studies
Feb 25, 2015 NIH plans massive overhaul of Bethesda campus
Feb 02, 2015 President Obama Calls for $1B Increase in NIH Funding in 2016 Budget
Jan 31, 2015 NIH rushes to spend a $150 million pediatric research windfall
Jan 27, 2015 Sweeping plan to revamp biomedical innovation includes controversial ideas for NIH



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NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards – FY 2013
HHS Tightens Financial Conflict of Interest Rules for Researchers
NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards - FY2011
NIH Research Integrity 
My NCBI Tool to Replace eRA Commons for Bibliography Management 
NIH Proposes Tougher Rules on Financial Conflicts of Interest
Clarification of Resubmission Policy and Determination of New Application Status
NIH to Eliminate Error Correction Window for Due Dates on/after January 25, 2011
Research Project Success Rates by Type and Activity
Research Project Success Rates by NIH Institute
Paylines, Percentiles and Success Rates
Estimates of Funding for Various Research, Condition, and Disease Categories (RCDC)
NIH Update Fall 2009
NIH Restructured Application Forms and Instructions for Submissions for FY2011 Funding
NIH Launches New Web Site for ARRA Information
Status of Applications & Awards under the New NIH Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research  
NIH Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research
NIH Policy News Page
NIH Public Access Policy
NIH Data Sharing Policy
NIH Conflict of Interest FAQ
NIH Electronic Submission of Grant Applications
Medical Research with Animals
PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
NIH Announces Updated Implementation Timeline (12/02/08)
NIH Policy on Submission of Additional Grant Application Materials
Modified Application Submission, Referral and Review for Appointed NIH Study Section Members
NIH Update on the Requirement for Instruction in Responsible Conduct of Research
NIH Resubmissions Policy & FAQs
New NIH Policy on Resubmission (Amended) Applications
NIH Revised New and Early Stage Investigator Policies 

Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (eff. 01/25/16)
Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide, December, 2014

NSF's Revised Cost Sharing Policy FAQs
National Science Board Report on NSF's Merit Review Criteria
Revised NSF Grant General Conditions
FY2009 University Science and Engineering R&D Spending 
Open Government Directive
FY 2010 NSF Budget Request to Congress - Presidential Initiatives and Major Investments
NSF Update Fall 2009 
Important Information about the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (summary Pt 1 & Pt 2)
Revision of the NSF General Grant Condition (GC-1) (eff. 01/04/2010)
NSF Data Management Plan Requirements  
FY2015 Performance and Financial Highlights
FY2015 Meriit Review Report 

Funding Data  
NIH Funding Strategies (FY2019 Payline and priority score info)
NIH Reports, Data, and Analyses of Research and Development Activities
NIH Funding Estimates for Various Diseases, Conditions, Research Areas
NIH Awards by Individual Organizations
NIH Success Rates by Activity (funding mechanism)
NCI Awards of R01 and R21 Grants in FY2017    
NSF Award Trends
NSF Science and Engineering Statistics
NSF report to National Science Board on FY2014 Merit Review Process
DOD/CDMRP Funding History  
DOD/CDMRP FY2016 Annual Report  
AAAS Federal R&D Budget Dashboard

Other Resources
Association of American Universities (AAU)
Council on Governmental Relations (COGR)
European Science Foundation (ESF)
Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP)
National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)
Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)
Society of Research Administrators (SRA)
National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)
Science Europe
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
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