Posted On March 29, 2021 11:39 pm
Check out the IRL website to learn more about our current teams and alumni teams and their research projects.
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:39 pm
The themes for the previous IRL cohorts are: Early childhood and health (Cohort 1). Housing, community development, and health (Cohort 1). Youth development approaches to prevent violence and promote health (Cohort 2). Individual and community resilience and health (Cohort 2). Solutions for better health care delivery in rural America (Cohort 3). Addressing social and economic… View Article
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:38 pm
A more detailed research project description in the application provides reviewers with a clearer understanding of your proposed work and impact. We are interested in projects that yield credible and transparent information that is useful for action. Building on prior research is expected but the importance of the proposed research must be demonstrated.
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:37 pm
No. IRL funded teams are limited to one community partner and two research partners. For your research, funded IRL teams typically collaborate with contractors, consultants, or engage other community members to complete their work. These collaborations are often included as part of the budget for the proposed research project.
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:37 pm
It is our expectation that all teams accepted into the program successfully submit a Revised Research Proposal in March 2023. The first four months of the program will be spent refining the research proposal and teams will have input and assistance from members of the IRL Research Team. Funds for the research project will not… View Article
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:36 pm
Yes. An intervention evaluation is an example of an acceptable research design for an IRL application.
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:29 pm
No. Newly formed teams are eligible to apply. All teams should describe a plan for maintaining team cohesion. Shared leadership among the fellows in a team is a component of the application and selection process. More specifically, each team must thoroughly describe their experience and plan for establishing and/or maintaining an effective, equitable collaboration. Team… View Article
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:28 pm
Yes, you can apply to be part of an IRL team as long as, by the Cohort 7 official start date in the program (November 1, 2022), you are not a current/active grantee in one of the following RWJF programs: Culture of Health Leaders, Clinical Scholars, Health Policy Research Scholars, Harold Amos Faculty Development Program,… View Article
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:24 pm
We are looking for applicants who are mid-career, rather than early-career or late-career. While we don’t have a set definition for “mid-career,” generally speaking, a researcher would be considered “mid-career” if they are more than three years out from their PhD (or another terminal degree) or have extensive (e.g., 10+ years) rigorous research or evaluation… View Article
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:23 pm
No, researchers do not need to be based at an academic institution. Researchers may hold appointments or positions in applied research firms or community organizations. We encourage you to browse through our website to get a sense of our IRL fellows, teams, and their research projects. For applications to the IRL program, the institution or… View Article

[contact-form-7 id=”1409″ title=”Share This Opportunity”]