View Response Protocols

Response Protocols are provided as guidelines for those applicants, whether Principal or Co-Investigator, who are responding to review comments submitted through the electronic peer review process.

The protocols ask Responders to bear in mind that the Reviewers’ comments are provided to give them with the opportunity to highlight any areas of agreement or disagreement with reviewers, factual errors or misunderstandings about the application and/or to clarify issues raised by reviewers and answer questions posed by reviewers.  The response is not intended to provide an opportunity to change a proposal or the financial aspects of the proposal in light of reviewer comments.