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Diversity and inclusion will build the scientific workforce of the future

Our mission at NIA is to support and train scientists in aging research to promote healthy aging and improved care for individuals in our communities. To do so, we believe it is vital to build a diverse and inclusive scientific environment where innovative ideas and solutions can emerge.

Dr. Sharooz Vahedi
Shahrooz VAHEDI,
Training Officer (Health Science Administrator),
Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)

March 26 webinar: (Almost) everything you wanted to know about NIA funding but were afraid to ask

We are trying new ways to reach out to our readers. That is why I am excited to announce that I will host my own webinar on Tuesday, March 26. We’ll dedicate an hour for you to ask me (almost) anything about NIA and how to secure funding.
Dr. Robin Barr
Robin BARR,
Director, DEA,
Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)

Advance your scientific career with the 2019 Butler-Williams Scholars Program

New or emerging researchers in aging can invest a week of their summers for a career and support network building opportunity that will last a lifetime. Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Butler-Williams Scholars Program. A truly unique experience, the B-W Scholars Program teaches new skills to build a successful research career and to engage peers with similar career goals.
Carl V. Hill
Carl V. HILL,
Director, Office of Special Populations,
Office of the Director (OD)