Get Rejected on a Regular Basis

As an interdisciplinary researcher and family demographer, I have been frustrated by the lack of data to answer some of what I believe are the more important research questions. As a tenure-track faculty member at a research intensive university, my (federal) grantsmanship expectations are high if I want to get promoted to full, or toContinue reading “Get Rejected on a Regular Basis”

Health and Social Science for All

Recently, I have been reflecting on the state of health and social science in the US. How competitive is it to get an NIH grant? The number of submissions to the National Institutes of Health has grown continually over the past 20+ years; in 2018, NIH received more than 55,000 grant applications, of which aboutContinue reading “Health and Social Science for All”