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Subtopic: Forensic sciences

NIJ FY24 Graduate Research Fellowship

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The Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program provides grants to accredited academic institutions to support outstanding doctoral students whose dissertation research is relevant to criminal or juvenile justice. Applicant academic institutions are eligible to apply only if 1) the student is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program in the sciences or engineering; 2) the student’s proposed dissertation research has demonstrable relevance to preventing and controlling crime, advancing knowledge...

NIJ FY24 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding basic or applied research and development in forensic science for criminal justice purposes. NIJ’s Forensic Science Strategic Research Plan and Forensic Science Research and Development Technology Working Group (TWG) identify current research priorities and technology challenges encountered in operational forensic science laboratories. Research-based knowledge and newly developed tools that work towards addressing these priorities and resolving these...

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for research and evaluation studies to produce practical knowledge that has the potential to improve the examination and interpretation of physical evidence in forensic science laboratories across the community of practice.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on the Impact of Technologies for Forensic Science Applications

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding for proposals to study how adopted technologies with a forensic science application impact criminal justice systems, how the implementation of forensic laboratory programs or practices broadly effect outcomes, and how changes in policies adapt the use of forensic evidence. NIJ seeks rigorous evaluations of the implementation of technologies, methods, or workflow processes to understand the impact on...

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