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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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As part of accomplishing its mission, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for various research, development, and evaluation projects;  and fellowship programs.

You may browse the table below and use filter options to view awards by award status, State, fiscal year, awardee name, city or perform a keyword search.

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State: TN

Number of Awards: 78
Total Amount Awarded: $37,874,530

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Detection of Ignitable Liquid Residues in Fire Debris by Using Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY TN 2020-DQ-BX-0003 $285,229 Open
2019 Identification of Blunt Force Traumatic Fractures in Burned Bone Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE TN 2019-75-CX-0019 $212,738 Open
2019 Implementing NAGPRA: Connecting Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices to Tribal Partners Tribal-Researcher Capacity Building Grants Solicitation, FY 2019 UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE TN 2019-75-CX-0015 $114,540 Open
2019 Soil Fungal and Nematode Community Changes as a Methodology for Determining Long-Term Postmortem Interval after Cadaver Mass Loss GRF-STEM Continuations, FY 2019 The University of Tennessee TN 2017-R2-CX-0008 $50,000 Open
2019 The Neuroscience of Evidentiary Rules: The Case of the Present Sense Impression GRF-STEM Continuations, FY 2019 Vanderbilt University TN 2017-IJ-CX-0007 $49,998 Open
2018 Automation-Supported Curation of Large Forensic Image Databases NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE TN 2018-DU-BX-0181 $354,751 Open
2018 Soil fungal and nematode community changes as a methodology for determining long-term postmortem interval after cadaver mass loss NIJ FY18 Continuations The University of Tennessee TN 2017-R2-CX-0008 $50,000 Open
2018 The Impact of Drugs on Human Decomposition and the Postmortem Interval: Insect, Scavenger and Microbial Evidence NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE TN 2018-DU-BX-0180 $726,629 Open
2018 The Neuroscience of Evidentiary Rules: The Case of the Present Sense Impression NIJ FY18 Continuations Vanderbilt University TN 2017-IJ-CX-0007 $49,616 Open
2017 Postmortem Interval Estimation from Bone Marrow Lipids NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY TN 2017-DN-BX-0146 $377,535 Past Project Period End Date
2017 Soil fungal and nematode community changes as a methodology for determining long-term postmortem interval after cadaver mass loss NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics The University of Tennessee TN 2017-R2-CX-0008 $50,000 Open
2017 Soil fungal and nematode community changes as a methodology for determining long-term postmortem interval after cadaver mass loss NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE TN 2017-R2-CX-0008 $50,000 Past Project Period End Date
2017 The Neuroscience of Evidentiary Rules: The Case of the Present Sense Impression NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Vanderbilt University TN 2017-IJ-CX-0007 $49,898 Open
2017 The Neuroscience of Evidentiary Rules: The Case of the Present Sense Impression NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, THE TN 2017-IJ-CX-0007 $49,998 Past Project Period End Date
2016 Establishing a Rank Order for Skeletal Element Sampling: Examining Differential DNA Yield Rates Among and Between Buried Human Skeletal Elements as Compared to Surface Recovered Skeletal Elements Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2016-DN-BX-0178 $270,616 Closed
2016 ICPUTRD: Image Cloud Platform for Use in Tagging and Research on Decomposition Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2016-DN-BX-0179 $327,372 Closed
2016 Implications of Three-Dimensional Laser Scanned Images for the Criminal Justice System Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2016-DN-BX-0177 $160,300 Closed
2016 Nashville Longitudinal Study of Youth Safety and Wellbeing Comprehensive School Safety Initiative VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, THE TN 2016-CK-BX-K002 $4,916,705 Open
2015 Combined Temperature and Humidity Control to Tune Latent Fingermark Development by Superglue Fuming NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2015-IJ-CX-K015 $264,842 Closed
2015 Expanding on Total Body Score with Use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2015-DN-BX-K019 $250,024 Closed
2015 FFY 2015 State of Tennessee Forensic Science Improvement Application NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program State of Tennessee TN 2015-CD-BX-0030 $155,243 Closed
2015 Tennessee's FFY 2015 DBRG Program NIJ FY 15 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program Tennessee Bureau of Investigations TN 2015-DN-BX-0116 $2,162,375 Closed
2014 Assessment of rapid, robust and efficient postmortem DNA sampling method for DVI and missing persons identification NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2014-DN-BX-K037 $187,518 Closed
2014 Evaluation of high density SNP Microarrays to Obtain Phenotypic and Ancestry Information from Skeletal Remains NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2014-DN-BX-K035 $264,722 Open
2014 Postmortem Interval Determination: A Metabolomics / Lipidomics Approach NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Lincoln Memorial University TN 2014-DN-BX-K010 $193,079 Closed