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Title: Science for Sustainable and Healthy Tribes Informational Webinar
Date: March 19, 2013
2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Location: Webinar
Purpose:

NCER will host a webinar for potential applicants for the Science for Sustainable and Healthy Tribes RFA on March 19, 2013, 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT.

This RFA solicits applications on research to develop sustainable solutions to environmental problems that affect Tribes. The RFA (Science for Sustainable and Healthy Tribes) is Open from February 25, 2013 and Closing: June 25, 2013

Component research areas include:

  • Science to understand the health impacts of climate change on tribal populations
  • Science to understand the health impacts of indoor air pollution exposures that derive from or are directly affecting traditional tribal life-ways and cultural practices
  • Development of sustainable, culturally appropriate and acceptable pollution prevention, and adaptation/mitigation strategies
  • Community involvement in the design, acceptance and implementation of the mitigation and adaptation approaches
  • Focus on impacts to vulnerable sub-populations of Tribal communities

Learning objectives:

  • Review major research elements of the RFA
  • Review administrative, electronic filing, eligibility, and peer review concerns
  • Share frequently asked questions
Contact: Cynthia McOliver (mcoliver.cynthia@epa.gov); phone: 703-347-0311
Webinar: View Webinar

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