April 15, 2010

This is cracking me up today:

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    The NIH now has an updated (through FY 2009) series of slides and tables depicting several key stats on application submissions and success rates. Venture over the NIH Data Book page to view the carnage. It is nice that they put up the graphs but it can be a little frustrating because they don’t seem to put up much in the way of definition of terms. Although it is relatively easy to Google out the definition of “success rate” there are also slides depicting the funding rate.
    Two teaser slides for my audience, as always I apologize for my inability to easily process these into readable form but you can go to the original site.
    This first one shows the funding rate for grant applications from male and female PIs.

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