Appendix E
Committee Members’ Experience with the National Research Initiative, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation

On the basis of information provided by committee members, the committee’s experience with the NRI, NIH, and NSF can be summarized as follows:

 

No. Committee Members

Type of Experience/Activity

NRI

NIH

NSF

Panel membera

7

4

3

Grant recipient

10

3

6

Application turned down

8

5

6

Application pending

3

0

1

Currently using grant

8

0

4

Never applied

3

8

5

a Four committee members indicated participation in panels of other agencies or programs (Department of Energy, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Small Business Innovation Research, and Binational Agricultural Research and Development Foudnation), and four committee members have not served on any panel.

As educators, six committee members supervised about 40 NRI grant applications (while not on NRI grants), of which 20 were successful.



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National Research Initiative: A Vital Competitive Grants Program in Food, Fiber, and Natural-Resources Research Appendix E Committee Members’ Experience with the National Research Initiative, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation On the basis of information provided by committee members, the committee’s experience with the NRI, NIH, and NSF can be summarized as follows:   No. Committee Members Type of Experience/Activity NRI NIH NSF Panel membera 7 4 3 Grant recipient 10 3 6 Application turned down 8 5 6 Application pending 3 0 1 Currently using grant 8 0 4 Never applied 3 8 5 a Four committee members indicated participation in panels of other agencies or programs (Department of Energy, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Small Business Innovation Research, and Binational Agricultural Research and Development Foudnation), and four committee members have not served on any panel. As educators, six committee members supervised about 40 NRI grant applications (while not on NRI grants), of which 20 were successful.