Tag Archives: NASA

News Roundup: Earth, Conformity, and Being Over the Hill

This is just really cool: a really good picture of Earth, courtesy of NASA. Does peer review encourage conformity and discourage innovation? These researchers think so. NIH may be missing out by funding faculty too late in their careers, according to this NY Times article. Researchers in their forties may be past the point in […]

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Why You Need to Consider SBIR/STTR This Year

I’m hearing a lot of chatter recently about SBIR and STTR mechanisms, and why they might be a good fit for our faculty in the next few years.  All federal agencies that issue over $100 Million in research grants must set aside 2.5% of their budgets for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.  Agencies […]

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