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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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Subtopic: Research and development AND Forensic sciences

Number of Awards: 1,279
Total Amount Awarded: $684,383,697

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2022 A Strengths and Needs Assessment of Tohono Oodham Community Colleges Response to Gender-Based Violence and Victimization Tribal-Researcher Capacity-Building Grants Solicitation, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 15PNIJ-21-GG-02809-RESS $149,610 Open
2022 A Universal Method for the Detection of Organic and Inorganic Gunshot Residue based on Fast Fluorescence Mapping and Raman Spectroscopic Identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, THE NY 15PNIJ-21-GG-04153-RESS $632,138 Open
2022 Accurate THC Determinations in Seized Cannabis-derived Finished Products for Forensic Laboratories Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-22-RO-0002 $463,932 Open
2022 Advancing the Understanding of 3D Imaging for Firearms Identification Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 HOUSTON FORENSIC SCIENCE CENTER, INC. TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-02714-MUMU $303,471 Open
2022 Applied Research in the Characterization, Identification, and Comparison of Pigmented Fiber Evidence Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 MICROTRACE LLC IL 15PNIJ-21-GG-04185-RESS $107,541 Open
2022 Assessment of the Added Value of New Quantitative Methodologies for the Analysis of Surface Soils in Forensic Soil Comparisons Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY NC 15PNIJ-21-GG-02711-SLFO $451,621 Open
2022 Breath Measurements of Acute Cannabis Use (BACE): Towards Reliable Determination of Recent Use Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-22-RO-0003 $1,450,809 Open
2022 Expert Algorithm for Substance Identification (EASI) Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 15PNIJ-21-GG-04179-COAP $327,405 Open
2022 Forensic STR Sequencing Nomenclature Resource Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-22-RO-0004 $541,034 Open
2022 FY 2021 MDSP - Expanding Targeted Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Capabilities for Controlled Substance Analysis Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 STATE POLICE, MARYLAND MD 15PNIJ-21-GG-02713-COAP $96,741 Open
2022 Improving identification of unknown American Indians and Hispanic/Latinx Americans Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, THE NM 15PNIJ-21-GG-04139-SLFO $532,833 Open
2022 Improving the Response to Victims of Child Sexual Exploitation Materials: A Multi-Method, Multi-Informant National Study Research to Reduce Trauma for Child Pornography Victims, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE NH 15PNIJ-21-GG-02983-MUMU $1,491,313 Open
2022 Physics and Mathematical Models for Error Quantifications in Comparative 3D Microscopy for Physical Match Analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IA 15PNIJ-21-GG-04141-RESS $742,590 Open
2022 Predictive tools and experiments for blood backspatter: incorporating tissue simulants and muzzle gas interactions Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IA 15PNIJ-21-GG-04195-RESS $713,519 Open
2022 Research and Evaluation of the Implementation and Use of Continuous Probabilistic Genotyping Software to Improve the Interpretation of Forensic DNA Mixtures Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-02710-SLFO $377,311 Open
2022 Scalable Multiphone Targeted Data Extraction System Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY FL 15PNIJ-21-GG-04155-RESS $600,984 Open
2022 Strengthening data-driven pretrial release in New Jersey NIJ Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE IL 15PNIJ-21-GG-02806-RESS $837,477 Open
2022 Validation of a Confirmatory Proteomic Mass Spectrometry Body Fluid Assay for Use in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 NEW YORK, CITY OF NY 15PNIJ-21-GG-02712-SLFO $105,592 Open
2021 2020 OVK Tribal-Research Capacity Building Grant Tribal-Researcher Capacity Building Grants Solicitation, Fiscal Year 2020 ORGANIZED VILLAGE OF KAKE AK 2020-R2-CX-0039 $99,637 Past Project Period End Date
2021 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
2021 A Black Box Study of the Accuracy and Reproducibility of Tire Evidence Examiners' Conclusions Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 NOBLIS, INC. VA 2020-DQ-BX-0026 $720,610 Open
2021 A Rapid, Microfluidic Transcriptomic Method for Body Fluid Identification from Forensic Samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-DQ-BX-0027 $436,934 Open
2021 An Affinity-Free, Centrifugal Microfluidic System for Rapid, Automated Differential Extraction Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-DQ-BX-0024 $466,886 Open
2021 An Assessment of Probabilistic Approaches to mtDNA Mixture Interpretation Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE PA 2020-DQ-BX-0004 $205,963 Open
2021 Analysis of Small Particles Adhering to the Edges of Duct Tape as a Means to Make Associations in a Way that is Independent of Manufactured Characteristics Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 STONEY FORENSIC, INC. VA 2020-MU-CX-0018 $871,366 Open