NIJ Launches Funding Webinar Series

The National Institute of Justice will be hosting six educational webinars about solicitations that are new this year, or contain key changes. The webinars are free and will help interested stakeholders learn more about the research goals, technical and submission requirements, and program objectives.


The 2016 webinar topics include:

  • Elder Abuse Prevention — February 24, 2016 (Registration is open)
  • Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Labs — March 8, 2016
  • Violence Against Women Consortium — TBD
  • DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction — TBD
  • Building Knowledge About Preventing Domestic Radicalization and Violent Extremism in the U.S. — TBD
  • New Investigator/Early Career Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences — TBD

Click here for more information.

Source: NIJ


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Recovering Latent Fingerprints from Cadavers

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