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Awards: Listing of Funded Projects

Every year, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for research, development, evaluation, testing and training and technical assistance projects across the spectrum of criminal justice.
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State: MA,
District: 7

Number of Awards: 79
Total Amount Awarded: $41,127,041

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 3D morphology of blood stain can provide critical information missed in standard bloodstain analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MA 2020-DQ-BX-0006 $361,656 Open
2020 Impact of Organizational Stressors on Health and Wellness: A Longitudinal Study of Occupational Stress, Trauma Exposure, Psychological Distress, and Suicide Risk among Correction Officers Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in Criminal Justice System, Fiscal Year 2020 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 2020-R2-CX-0007 $996,440 Open
2020 Root Causes of Bias-based Harassment in Schools: Risk and Protective Factors across Multiple Levels of the Social Ecology Research and Evaluation on School Safety, Fiscal Year 2020 TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MA 2020-CK-BX-0005 $1,290,546 Open
2020 Understanding the Physical and Psychological Health and Wellness Needs of Minor Sex Trafficking Victims Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2020 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 2020-VT-BX-0111 $985,786 Open
2020 Understanding the potential for Multidisciplinary Threat Assessment Teams to prevent terrorism: Conducting a formative evaluation of the MassBay Threat Assessment Team Research and Evaluation of Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2020 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CORPORATION, THE MA 2020-ZA-CX-0002 $488,390 Open
2019 Applying a Development Evaluation Approach to Address Community Safety and Health Challenges of Reintegration Programs in the USA Research and Evaluation on Terrorism Prevention, FY 2019 PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE MA 2019-ZA-CX-0001 $1,114,933 Open
2019 Developing, Visualization, and Reporting a Combined 2D+3D Automated Dental Biometrics Identification System for Forensic Odontology Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC MA 2019-R2-CX-0036 $100,000 Open
2019 Reducing Gun Violence through Integrated Forensic Evidence Collection, Analysis and Sharing Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearm Violence, FY 2019 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 2019-R2-CX-0066 $288,615 Open
2019 Understanding the Trafficking of Children for the Purpose of Labor in the United States Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, FY 2019 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 2019-VT-BX-0038 $664,690 Open
2018 A mechanism-based forensic investigation into the postmortem redistribution of morphine NIJ FY18 Continuations Northeastern University MA 2016-DN-BX-0002 $49,832 Open
2018 Body fluid analysis detection and identification by surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy for forensic scientists NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MA 2018-MU-MU-0013 $462,091 Open
2018 Crime in Public Space and Online Domains: Commercial Sex and Sex Trafficking in Massage Businesses NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Social and Behavioral Sciences NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 2018-R2-CX-0005 $32,000 Past Project Period End Date
2018 The Nature, Trends, Correlates and Prevention of Mass Public Shootings in America, 1976-2018 NIJ FY18 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 2018-75-CX-0025 $498,929 Open
2017 A mechanism-based forensic investigation into the postmortem redistribution of morphine NIJ FY17 Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations Northeastern University MA 2016-DN-BX-0002 $48,818 Open
2017 Efficient sequencing and analysis of degraded and trace DNA samples using a novel targeted ligation-free method NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes ARC BIO, LLC MA 2017-DN-BX-0140 $993,718 Open
2017 Engineering a high-fidelity, damage-tolerant polymerase for forensic analysis of damaged DNA samples NIJ FY17 Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations Northeastern University MA 2015-R2-CX-0011 $48,648 Closed
2017 Longitudinal Examination of Victimization Experiences of Latinos (LEVEL): Extending the Bias Victimization Study NIJ FY17 Research and Evaluation on Victims of Crime NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 2017-VF-GX-0005 $725,999 Past Project Period End Date
2017 Racial and ethnic differences in non-fatal firearm injuries NIJ FY17 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MA 2017-IJ-CX-0018 $693,695 Open
2017 Stop Snitching or Keep Talking? Civilian Information Provision to the Baltimore Police NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA 2017-IJ-CX-0011 $32,000 Closed
2016 A mechanism-based forensic investigation into the postmortem redistribution of morphine NIJ FY 16 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Northeastern University MA 2016-DN-BX-0002 $47,833 Open
2016 Deep Multi-Factor Forensic Face Recognition NIJ FY 16 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Northeastern University MA 2016-R2-CX-0013 $50,000 Closed
2016 Development of a New Measure of Adolescent Dating Aggression: National Norms with a Focus on Marginalized Youth Research on Measurement of Teen Dating Violence TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MA 2016-IJ-CX-0006 $499,988 Open
2016 Engineering a High-Fidelity, Damage-Tolerant Polymerase for the Forensic Analysis of Damaged DNA Samples Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations Northeastern University MA 2015-R2-CX-0011 $46,567 Closed
2016 Evaluation of the “Peer to Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism” Initiative Research and Evaluation on Domestic Radicalization to Violent Extremism: Prevention and Intervention Demonstration Programs President and Fellows of Harvard College/Harvard T.H. Chan MA 2016-ZA-BX-K001 $750,000 Closed
2016 Gang Affiliation and Radicalization to Violent Extremism within Somali-American Communities Office of Research and Evaluation Continuations Children''s Hospital Corporation MA 2014-ZA-BX-0001 $376,904 Closed