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NIH offers one-time relief for Kirchstein award pay gap
Last week, the ASBMB’s Public Affairs Advisory Committee sent a letter on behalf of the society’s members asking that the National Institutes of Health provide direction, best practices and policy changes to help investigators deal with the squeeze that the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule will put on research budgets. Following our request, this week the NIH released notice NOT-OD-17-002, which announces a one-time supplemental funding allowance for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards. This allowance should help…