NIH seeks experts in prevention research

January 20, 2016

To enhance the quality of prevention research supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) seeks to identify individuals with appropriate methodological and content expertise who might serve as reviewers of research applications in the field of prevention.

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Call for Proposals on the Economics of Food Security, Nutrition, and Health

December 16, 2015

How do nutrition assistance programs, the location of stores and the types of food they sell, and other aspects of the built environment affect diet, nutrition, and food security? A new 2-year research initiative by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) will investigate these questions.

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NCCOR Connect & Explore Webinar on FoodAPS — You asked, USDA answered

April 13, 2015

On March 31, NCCOR’s Connect & Explore Webinar Series revealed insights from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS) and discussed new research opportunities made possible by the first-of-its-kind survey.

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Connect & Explore: First Findings from USDA’s FoodAPS

March 16, 2015

NCCOR webinar reveals insights from Department of Ag’s FoodAPS data, as well as new research opportunities made possible by the first-of-its-kind survey The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS) is the first-ever nationally representative and comprehensive survey of American households’ food purchases and acquisitions. This robust and first-of-its-kind dataset […]

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National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research launches surveillance resource

February 4, 2011

A compilation of 75+ U.S. surveillance systems provides researchers with a one-stop resource on childhood obesity data WASHINGTON, DC – The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) announced today the launch of a new, free online resource to help researchers and practitioners more easily investigate childhood obesity in America. NCCOR’s Catalogue of Surveillance Systems […]

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