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    NOPREN fosters identification of effective policies for improved nutrition and obesity prevention through collaborative research and evaluation


NOPREN Monthly Call

NOPREN aims to foster understanding of the effectiveness of policies to prevent childhood obesity through improved access to affordable, healthier foods and beverages in child care, schools, worksite, and other community settings.


Early Care & Education (ECE) WG Call

The mission of the ECE working group is to increase the amount and quality of research and optimal practices in the area of childhood obesity prevention in the early care and education setting, and to support and facilitate the development and implementation of evidence‐informed policies. Special emphasis is placed on equity and addressing the needs of the lower‐income and racial/ethnic minority populations at highest risk for obesity.



Funding Opportunity: Home & Family Based Approaches for Prevention of Overweight/Obesity in Early Childhood (R21)

Cycle Due Dates (new submission): Feb. 16, June 16, Oct. 16
Expires: May 8, 2016


Funding Opportunity: School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies, Obesogenic Behaviors, and Weight Outcomes (R21)

Cycle Due Dates (new submission): Feb. 16, June 16, Oct. 16
Expires: May 8, 2016


Funding Opportunity: Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01)

Receipt date: Expires: May 8, 2016
Standard NIH receipt dates apply


Funding Opportunity: NHIS Research Initiative

UKCPR, in cooperation with the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in the USDA, will competitively award grants to provide rigorous research that utilizes data from the NHIS.