The American Nurses Association (ANA) has received the following information from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH):
The NIOSH Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center (MAP ERC) has grant funding to support short-term pilot research projects in occupational and environmental health and safety. The mission of the MAP ERC is to improve occupational and environmental health and safety through education, research, and community partnerships. It is anticipated that 3 to 5 research projects will be funded in this cycle at a level of $10,000 per year for 1 year including indirect costs.
Areas of occupational and environmental health and safety include occupational medicine, occupational health nursing, industrial hygiene, occupational and environmental safety, ergonomics, toxicology, occupational and environmental epidemiology, health physics, and occupational health psychology.
See RFP below for additional information. The application deadline is May 1, 2009.