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Transcript: Graduate Research Fellowship Solicitation Webinar, 2023

FY 2023 Application Period Closed

The deadline for the FY23 solicitation has passed. Thank you to all those who submitted. NIJ anticipates announcing new fellows by September 30, 2023.

STACY LEE: Good morning and welcome to today's webinar, “Graduate Research Fellowship at the National Institute of Justice,” hosted by the National Institute of Justice.  

At this time, it's my pleasure to introduce Dr. Gregory Dutton, Program...

NIJ FY23 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for rigorous basic or applied research and development projects. An NIJ forensic science research and development grant supports a discrete, specified, circumscribed project that will 1) increase the body of knowledge to guide and inform forensic science policy and practice; or 2) lead to the production of useful material(s), device(s), system(s), or method(s) that have the potential for forensic...

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In January 2022, NIJ, a component of the Office of Justice Programs, announced $4.5 million for two new awards under its Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) program.  The FTCOE program serves as the bridge between NIJ’s investments in research and development and forensic science laboratories, particularly at the state and local levels, by helping to transition products from those investments into operational use. In...

NIJ Funds Almost $17M in Forensic Science Research and Development

NIJ announced almost $17 million in funding to support 36 forensic science research and development projects in fiscal year 2020 under its Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes (Forensic Science R&D) program. Through its R&D grant funding, NIJ continues to advance the speed, accuracy, and reliability of forensic analysis, which ultimately bolsters the administration of justice.

“Since the 2009 NAS report...