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Announcements / 06.15.20

Anonymizing Peer Review for the NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award Applications

NIH announces it is blinding reviewers to the PI and Institution name in hopes of reducing bias and diversifying the recipient base.

NIH is seeking applications for the 2021 Transformative Research awards through a new funding opportunity (RFA-RM-20-013) recently released on Friday, May 21, 2020. And, as a way to address concerns about bias in peer review while also enhancing diversity, this High Risk, High Reward program is going to anonymize the review of Transformative Research Award applications. Continue reading →