This award supports creative junior investigators, at the Assistant Professor or equivalent level, with outstanding promise who are interested in the health effects of air pollution. RFA 20-2 provides up to 3 years of funding for a project relevant to HEI's research interests, as outlined in the HEI Strategic Plan 2020-2025. All applicants should contact HEI to verify their eligibility before applying by sending a full CV to Dr. Dan Crouse.
Request for Applications 20-1A provides a mechanism for investigators to apply for research on novel and important aspects of the health effects of air pollutants outside HEI's major RFAs. HEI is particularly interested in applications that address the following topics:
(a) Accountability or effectiveness of air quality regulations;
(b) Strengthening causal interpretation of evidence from existing cohorts; and
(c) Contributions of wildland and agricultural burning to air quality and health.
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Project Negotiations and Investigator Commitment
HEI's research oversight and review processes are different from those at many other funding agencies. Please familiarize yourself with the requirements before applying. Read about the scientific negotiation of project plans, the research agreement (contract), quality assurance program, progress reports, site visits, annual conference, final report, and publications.