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[1 Apr 2024 | No Comment | ]
NIJ to Support New Research in 2024

The National Institute of Justice is the scientific research, development, and evaluation agency of the US Department of Justice. Each year, NIJ identifies needed topical research in the physical and social sciences, solicits proposals from universities and other research institutions to conduct that research, and awards grants to fund the selected proposals.

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[1 Mar 2024 | No Comment | ]

As part of its science policy work, the ASA organized a congressional briefing in January to highlight the role of statistics and research in informing criminal justice policymaking. Moderated by Greg Ridgeway, the virtual event featured Nancy La Vigne, director of the National Institute of Justice, and Kevin Scott, acting director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

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[1 Jan 2018 | Comments Off on NIJ’s Real-Time Crime Forecasting Challenge: An Attempt to Encourage Data Scientists from Every Field to Think About Criminal Justice Problems | ]
NIJ’s Real-Time Crime Forecasting Challenge: An Attempt to Encourage Data Scientists from Every Field to Think About Criminal Justice Problems

Earlier this summer, the US Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) announced the winners of the Real-Time Crime Forecasting Challenge. Four of the winners were students.

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[1 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on NIJ, NSF Create Partnership | ]

The National Institute of Justice and National Science Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding that establishes a framework for a partnership to leverage their respective strengths and resources. Under this memorandum, the two agencies will coordinate workshops and other educational and networking opportunities for their staffs and for researchers and practitioners in the field.