A Fresh New Look for the DPC
The Diversity Program Consortium is updating its current website to better serve the community by increasing its dissemination reach and making it more functional.
The new site includes the story of the DPC, its members and how the consortium has been working to enhance diversity.
In the coming months, additional features to provide access to publications and tools, media resources and press kits, and student features will be added.
View our latest newsletter on the new website.
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We the DPC
The Diversity Program Consortium (DPC) started with evidence about NIH funding patterns that sparked an idea. A group of seven researchers wanted to know more about who applied for and received funding from the NIH (Ginther et al., 2011) [link listed below, too]. The researchers found that many Black/African American scientists were applying for NIH funding, but their applications were 10% less likely to be funded than applications from other groups. This wake-up call spurred the NIH to action.
Read Our Story to learn more.