Category Archives: Special announcements

NIDILRR Seeks Reviewers for the 2017 Field-Initiated Program (FIP) Competition

NIDILRR is seeking expert peer reviewers for its FIP competition (research and development) for multiple dates in April, May, and June. Expertise in these specific fields is sought: Spinal cord injury Traumatic brain injury Rehabilitation engineering, including bioengineering and mechanical … Continue reading

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NIDILRR Seeks Input to Guide Strategic Planning

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) through the Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking comments and hosting several listening sessions across the country to help inform future funding priorities and strategic direction.  Public meetings … Continue reading

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NIDILRR busca información para orientar la planificación estratégica

El Instituto Nacional de la Investigación sobre la Discapacidad, Vida Independiente, y Rehabilitación (NIDILRR por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) a través de la Administración de la Vida Comunitaria (ACL por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) está buscando comentarios y … Continue reading

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State of the Science in Burn Research 2016

The 2016 American Burn Association State of the Science in Burn Injury Conference is taking place February 22nd and 23rd here in Washington, DC. Co-sponsored by NIDILRR, the conference will define the goals, priorities, and needs for burn research for the … Continue reading

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ACL Seeks Comments on NIDILRR Proposed Rule – due 2/19

As a reader of our blog, you may be interested in the following notice published by the Administration for Community Living (ACL): Today, ACL published a proposed rule to guide implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of … Continue reading

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¡NARIC da la bienvenida a John Tschida, el nuevo director de NIDRR!

¡Felicitaciones a John Tschida, nombrado nuevo director del Instituto Nacional de Investigación sobre la Discapacidad y Rehabilitación! El Sr. Tschida viene a NIDRR del Centro de Valor, que recientemente se fusionó con el Instituto Hermana Kenny de Rehabilitación para formar … Continue reading

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NIDRR Seeks Nominations for Rehabilitation Research Advisory Council

Rehabilitation Research Advisory Council; Request for Nominations – A Notice by the Education Department on 12/18/2013 Please see the full notice in the Federal Register at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-12-18/pdf/2013-30087.pdf Summary: The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education announces the agency’s intention … Continue reading

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