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New Methods to Detect Bias in Peer Review

CSR is seeking new methods to detect possible bias in the peer review of grant applications based on gender, race/ethnicity, area of science, and amount of research experience of applicants.

Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $10,000
Type of Challenge: Ideas
Submission Start: 05/05/2014 08:00 PM ET
Submission End: 06/30/2014 04:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here: http://public.csr.nih.gov/Pages/challenge.aspx

Description

The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) is seeking ideas for the detection of bias in peer review of grant applications. CSR is particularly interested in approaches, strategies, methodologies, and/or measures that would be sensitive to detecting bias among reviewers based on gender, race/ethnicity, institutional affiliation, area of science, and amount of research experience of applicants. Prizes for best empirically-based and most create entries will be awarded.