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Funding Opportunity: CPH-NEW 2019/2020 Pilot Grant Program
September 5, 2019 - Letters of intent (LOI) are being accepted now for research pilot grants. CPH-NEW expects to award up to two research projects (up to $13,000) in November, 2019. The Pilot Grant Program is intended to support research projects in any areas of workplace safety, health or well-being related to the CPH-NEW mission under the NIOSH Total Worker Health® (TWH) program.
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Who is Eligible to Apply
To be eligible for pilot project support, investigators must be from the New England region. Other eligibility criteria includes:
Priority will be given to investigators who do not have other pilot grants underway at the time.
Read about Previous Years
CPH-NEW offers publications grants of $2,000 to past CPH-NEW pilot grantees to support the costs associated with developing manuscripts of your pilot grant results. Download the publications grants application.
Winning Strategies for CPH-NEW Pilot Grants Webinar
Prospective applicants are encouraged to listen to the recorded webinar, "Winning Strategies for CPH-NEW Pilot Grants."Successful grant writer and Assoc. Prof. at UMass Medical School Stephenie Lemon shares her grant writing tips and insights into the Pilot Grant Program. Dr. Lemon's presentation is also available for download (pdf).
Acceptable topics can range from focusing on high level organizational to shop-floor issues. In keeping with the Research-to-Practice (R2P) emphasis of the Center, we encourage projects that actively engage external partners such as employers, unions, community groups, public health agencies and insurers. Interdisciplinary proposals that include epidemiology, occupational safety or ergonomics, health behavior, industrial hygiene, health policy, economics etc. are also encouraged.
Examples of eligible research include (but are not limited to):