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CHD Research Coalition announces the New Investigator Award NIA

  • 1.  CHD Research Coalition announces the New Investigator Award NIA

    Posted 10-11-2013 03:07 PM
    This message has been cross posted to the following Discussion Forums: Design for Aging and Academy of Architecture for Health .

    The Center for Health Design's (CHD) Research Coalition announces the New Investigator Award (NIA). Its purpose is to support high quality research studies by new investigators in the field of evidence-based healthcare facility design. The award is open to graduate students, and other recent research degree recipients whose contributions reflect their potential to conduct original, empirical research to improve our understanding of the relationships between the physical environment and health-related outcomes. The goal of the award is to support new researchers whose research is likely to fill critical gaps in the field of evidence-based design (EBD).

    All applications will undergo a thorough peer-review process, conducted by Research Coalition (RC) members.

    October 10, 2013   Awards Program Announced
    January 17, 2014   Submission Deadline

    March 3, 2014        NIA Award Recipeint Announced

    Visit the Center for Health Design for more information | Download Application Requirements

    Susan Parrish
    The American Institute of Architects
    Washington DC