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NSF vs. NIH in grant racial disparities

August 25, 2011

Back of the envelope graph based on the prior NIH report and this(pdf) NSF report.

There are many things to consider if one is weighing an NSF proposal versus and NIH proposal. This may be one of them. In other words, one of these things looks worse than the other…

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. August 26, 2011 11:19 am

    Wow that is really noticeable. Maybe NIH should look at how NSF review panels differ from NIH ones to see how they can fix things on their end.

  2. DrugMonkey permalink
    August 28, 2011 10:08 am

    Well. This is a bit surprising. Makes NIH look worse of course. But perhaps it provides an impetus to compare the two review systems as part of Collins’ next set of investigations.

  3. becca permalink
    August 28, 2011 3:23 pm

    Woo! Very interesting…. very interesting.

  4. August 30, 2011 1:19 pm

    wow. that is certainly noticeable.

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