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NIJ Visiting Fellows Program

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NIJ FY17 Visiting Fellows Program

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Awards made under the NIJ Visiting Fellows Program will bring leading practitioners, policymakers, and researchers into residency at NIJ to make important scholarly contributions in their chosen fields of criminology or criminal justice research, and to work with the NIJ Director and staff to help shape the direction of NIJ's research programs.

NIJ FY 15 Evaluation of the Office for Victims of Crime Supporting Male Survivors of Violence Demonstration

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NIJ is seeking applications for an evaluation of the Office for Victims of Crime Supporting Male Survivors of Violence Demonstration Initiative. The demonstration, undertaken with theOffice of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, seeks to improve the responses to male survivors of violence, particularly boys and young men of color, and their families and dedicate technical assistance to support these efforts.

NIJ FY 11 Electronic Crime and Digital Evidence Recovery

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NIJ is seeking applications for the funding of research and technology development leading to the introduction of new forensic tools for digital evidence. NIJ is specifically interested in proposals addressing the following topics:Forensic tools for mobile cellular devices.Data forensics in the Internet-based (Cloud Computing) environment.Forensic tools for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communications.Forensic tools for vehicle computer systems.

NIJ FY 10 ORE Social Science Research in Forensic Science

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Forensic science, particularly in the area of DNA, has experienced numerous advances over the past decade. Improvements in science and technology have increased capabilities to use DNA in terms of the amount of evidence needed to obtain DNA, the speed of DNA processing, and the range of crimes DNA can help solve. NIJ seeks to fund research that examines the impact of these forensic advances on the criminal justice system, as well as examine the impact of changes in policies to adapt to the more widespread use of DNA.