Granting Transparency

In their article, “Grant Application Review: The Case of Transparency” David Gurwitz, Elena Milanesi, and Thomas Koenig suggest that grant success rates have fallen over the past decade.  They note this in part to make a call for increased transparency in grant funding

  • How do Gurwitz, Milanesi, and Koenig characterize transparency? What steps should granting institutions like the NSF and NIH take?
  • Why do they think transparency is important? Do you agree? 
  • How does this article change the way you may approach grants in the future? 

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