Tag Archives: Field Initiated Projects

Project Spotlight: Experiencing the World via Touch

February is Low Vision Awareness Month.  For many individuals who are blind, living with low vision, or who are Deaf/blind, touch is an important sense for experiencing the world around them. Technology that is tactile or haptic can help people … Continue reading

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

NIDRR is seeking expert peer reviewers for its FIP competition (research and development) for May and June 2014. NIDRR uses teleconferences to conduct all review meetings, so reviewers do not have to travel to participate. Specifically, NIDRR is seeking expertise … Continue reading

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NIDRR Presents—Rigorous and Inclusive Health Promotion Research with Women with Disabilities: New Evidence from the Field with Dr. Susan Parish

On Wednesday, April 4th Dr. Susan Parish, director of the Lurie Institute at Brandeis University, presented the results of her NIDRR-funded Field Initiated Project at the NIDRR offices in Washington, D.C. and was made available by call-in for individuals unable … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities: Field Initiated Program and Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training

Application packages are now available for two NIDRR grant programs. Both are designated for institutions rather than individuals: Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training grants are five year capacity building grants. These projects train masters and doctoral candidates in conducting research in … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunity: Field Initiated Projects 2011

Update November 2011: The 2011 NIDRR FIPs (and all of the other new projects) have officially been awarded. You can meet the new grantees on our website. A request for proposals was published in the December 4th edition of the … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunity: 2010 Field Initiated Grants

NIDRR released a grant announcment for the 2010 field initiated programs.  The Field Initiated Projects will include 10 research and 10 development projects funding a total of 20 grants. Department of Education Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program—Field … Continue reading

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