The NICHD’s Population Dynamics Research Infrastructure Program aims to advance the field of population dynamics research by increasing research impact, innovation, and productivity; developing junior scientists; and maximizing the efficiency of research support. The Population Dynamics Branch (formerly the Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch) administers the Program.
The primary objectives of this Program are to:
The Program is also designed to support the broad dissemination of data, methods, and materials in the field of population dynamics research.
The program provides funding for research infrastructure cores at productive population research centers—including centers with a record of high impact, innovative scientific publications, and competitiveness for peer-reviewed external funding. The Program supports four types of cores:
NICHD Contact: Rebecca Clark