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.
Request for Applications 20-1B solicits applications for research on novel and important aspects of the intersection of exposure to air pollution and COVID-19 health outcomes. Applicants will be asked to submit a detailed letter of intent, followed by an invited full application, using an expedited application review process. HEI is particularly interested in applications that address the following questions:
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