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Call for Proposal Now Open - Pilot/Small Projects Research Training Program

The purpose of the Deep South ERC’s Pilot/Small Projects Research Training Program (PPRTP) is to promote and expand the research training mission of the Deep South ERC. Through this mechanism the Deep South ERC will support small/pilot research projects that will emphasize the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) established by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

NORA uses a sector-based approach to define and meet high priority needs. These sectors are:

a. Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing b. Construction
c. Healthcare and Social Assistance d. Manufacturing
e. Mining f. Services
g. Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities h. Wholesale and Retail Trade.

The Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety is soliciting faculty and student applications for grants of up to $20,000. The purpose of the grant awards is to encourage new and innovative research by students, postdoctoral trainees and new investigators in topics related to occupational health and safety that are among the priorities set by the NORA and established by NIOSH. Eligible candidates for this request for proposals are members of higher education institutions from the southeast region of the United States.

Deadline for Application: March 16 2018