Research and Funding

Blog post - A new generation of early career researchers in aging

August 27, 2014


Cartoon of four people in conversation.

Every summer, early career researchers from diverse backgrounds come from all over the U.S. to spend a week at the National Institute on Aging’s 2014 Butler-Williams Scholars Program. They explore the best of NIA’s science, learn about grantsmanship, share challenges, and make new connections.

What is important to these early career researchers? Dr. Marie Bernard, deputy director of the NIA, examines changing trends in a new blog post. “We have to know these things in order to get the right people in the research training pipeline, and to convince them to stay in research,” Dr. Bernard emphasizes, “The young researchers I’m interacting with have big ideas that will remake research and medicine.”

Read the full blog post: The next generation: what will it take to keep them in research?

The NIA blog publishes weekly with information on grants and funding policy, research priorities, scientific meetings, and topics of interest to researchers and others in the scientific community. Subscribe to get it weekly in your email inbox, or grab the RSS feed.

Share this:
Email Twitter Linkedin Facebook