The National Institutes of Health has updated its NIH Data Book with 2011 data. In a blog post discussing availability of this newly released data, Dr. Sally Rockey, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, noted a few highlights including:
- Overall success rates for R01s fell to 18%
- Success rates for new vs. established investigators were equal, at 15%
- Success rates for men vs. women were equal, at 15%
- Individual investigator grants represented 60% of awards
The data book provides summary statistics on extramural awards.