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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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Subtopic: Forensic sciences

Number of Awards: 4,487
Total Amount Awarded: $1,906,323,888

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 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
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
2020 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
2020 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
2020 A Skeletal Atlas of Elder Abuse:Establishing Markers of Physical Abuse and Developing a Digital Diagnostic Tool for Education and Screening. Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals, Fiscal Year 2020 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY AZ 2020-75-CX-0005 $1,035,328 Open
2020 Accounting for Covariates in Forensic Error Rate Assessment and Evidence Interpretation NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2020 UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA BOARD OF TRUSTEES, THE FL 2019-DU-BX-4011 $495,056 Open
2020 Accurate THC Determinations in Seized Cannabis Samples for Forensic Laboratories Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0009 $350,000 Open
2020 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
2020 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
2020 An examination of musculoskeletal markers in modern populations for forensic analysis and identification purposes Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2020-R2-CX-0042 $150,000 Open
2020 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
2020 Assessing Class Consistency and Common Source Using 3D Virtual Comparison Microscopy in Firearm Forensics Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 CADRE RESEARCH LABS (ILLINOIS) LLC IL 2020-DQ-BX-0028 $199,615
2020 Assessing the Strength of Trace Evidence Fracture Fits Through a Comprehensive, Systematic, and Quantifiable Approach Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2020-DQ-BX-0012 $466,543
2020 Biomarkers of Cannabis Exposure in Exhaled Breath Condensate and Oral Fluid Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FL 2020-DQ-BX-0011 $434,273
2020 Body mass estimation using bone micro- and macro-structure: a practical approach using CT imaging and computer analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2020-R2-CX-0048 $683,542
2020 Comparative Assessment of Emerging Technologies for Body Fluid Identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 FREDRIC RIEDERS FAMILY RENAISSANCE FOUNDATION PA 2020-DQ-BX-0015 $501,115
2020 Comprehensive Assessment of Novel Reference Materials and Analytical Methods for the Analysis and Interpretation of Organic and Inorganic Gunshot Residues Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2020-DQ-BX-0010 $476,517
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
2020 Determining Fracture Timing from Histological Characteristics of Cortical Bone Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 MAYO CLINIC ARIZONA AZ 2020-75-CX-0015 $462,240
2020 Develop non-PCR-based target enrichment reagents and methods for MPS analysis of forensic DNA Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 The Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz CA 2020-R2-CX-0029 $100,000 Open
2020 Developing Subadult Sex Estimation Standards Using Adult Morphological Sex Traits and an Ontogenetic Approach Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Board of Regents, NSHE, obo University of Nevada, Reno NV 2020-R2-CX-0024 $100,000 Open
2020 Development of an Open Source Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) Search Software and Library Building Tool for the Analysis of Complex Drug Mixtures Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0012 $198,290 Open
2020 Developmental evaluation of a combinatorial qPCR multiplex for forensic body fluid identification Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2020-R2-CX-0031 $49,994 Open
2020 Efficient and Effective SNP System for Analysis of Highly Degraded DNA Samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 2020-DQ-BX-0005 $444,723
2020 Emerging Drug Threats NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2020 Drug Enforcement Administration DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0006 $125,000 Open