Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

International Research Ethics Education and Curriculum Development Award (R25)

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) solicits applications for the International Research Ethics Education and Curriculum Development Award (R25) that propose to develop masters level curricula and provide educational opportunities for developing country academics, researchers, and health professionals in ethics related to performing research involving human subjects in international resource poor settings or to revise and renew existing masters level comprehensive research ethics training programs.

The goal of this initiative is to increase the number of developing country scientists, health professionals and relevant academics with in-depth knowledge of the ethical considerations, concepts and applications in clinical and public health research.  It is expected that such master’s level training will enhance the career development of individuals from developing countries, as well as strengthen and sustain the capacity to support ethical clinical and public health research at their home institutions and countries. 

Because MU is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2010.  Letters of intent should be limited to a 3-page summary, including 1) project goals, 2) target audience and recruitment plan, 3) a brief description of planned activities, and 4) the evaluation plan.


Applicants can request up to five years of support for up to $230,000 direct costs per year for a new application for a comprehensive masters level curriculum development and educational program. Renewal application comprehensive training programs may request up to five years of support for up to $276,000 direct costs annually.

Campus Deadline for Letter of Intent:

4:00 p.m., Friday, May 14, 2010

External Proposal Deadlines:

Optional letters of intent are due May 21, 2010
Full proposals are due June 21, 2010


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This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in health and life science disciplines. Please forward it to other faculty members who may be interested.

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