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Webinar: Unmasking Bias In Peer Review And Grant Funding

Join us for an insightful webinar, hosted by Altum on June 25 at 1 PM EDT / 10 AM PDT, focusing on the critical issue of bias in peer review and grant funding. Registration is now open.

Bias can significantly impact the fairness and effectiveness of research funding, influencing which projects receive support. This webinar will delve into various forms of bias, such as institutional prestige and identity-based biases, and present evidence-based strategies to mitigate these issues. Three expert speakers will share their latest research findings and practical approaches to promoting equity in the review process, ensuring a more level playing field for all applicants.


Jenna Hicks, Assistant Director at the Health Research Alliance

Anne Hultgren, PhD, Executive Director, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

Alison J. Hatt, PhD, Independent Consultant for the Advanced Light Source

Key Takeaways:

Understand how bias affects peer review and grant funding.

Learn about the impact of blinding on reducing institutional prestige bias.

Explore practical strategies to minimize identity-based biases.

Discover methods to improve the statistical integrity of peer review.