Notice of Change to RFA-AG-15-015 "Enhancing Cross-National Research within the Health and Retirement Study Family of Studies (R01)"

Notice Number: NOT-AG-14-021

Key Dates
Release Date:   August 11, 2014

Related Announcements
RFA-AG-15-015

Issued by
National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Purpose

On July 30, 2014, NIA published the Funding Opportunity Announcement RFA-AG-15-015 "Enhancing Cross-National Research within the Health and Retirement Study Family of Studies (R01)". The purpose of this notice is to correct two elements of the Funding Opportunity Announcement : adding a study to those covered under the announcement and allowing submissions from foreign institutions.

Part 2. Full Text of Announcement

Section I. Funding Opportunity Description

Specific Areas of Research

Current Language:

The HRS family of studies refers to the nationally representative, longitudinal, population based samples of older populations made available to the public for research purposes with content designed to be comparable to the US Health and Retirement Study.  Specifically, responsive applications will propose activities to develop comparable data within the following studies:

The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) http://www.elsa-project.ac.uk/
Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) http://www.share-project.org/
Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging (KLoSA) http://www.kli.re.kr/klosa/en/about/introduce.jsp
Indonesia Family Life Survey (IFLS) http://www.rand.org/labor/FLS/IFLS.html
China Health, Aging, and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) http://charls.ccer.edu.cn/en
Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) http://tilda.tcd.ie/
Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI) http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/pgda/LASI/about.html
Japanese Study on Aging and Retirement (JSTAR) http://www.rieti.go.jp/en/projects/jstar/
Mexican Health and Ageing Study (MHAS) http://www.mhasweb.org/
Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE) http://www.who.int/healthinfo/sage/en/
The Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Aging (ELSI-BRASIL)
The Costa Rican Longevity and Healthy Aging Study (CRELES) http://www.creles.berkeley.edu/
The Scottish Longitudinal Survey of Ageing (THSLS)
The Health and Aging in Africa: Longitudinal Studies in Three INDEPTH Communities (HAALSI)

Revised Language:

The HRS family of studies refers to the nationally representative, longitudinal, population based samples of older populations made available to the public for research purposes with content designed to be comparable to the US Health and Retirement Study.  Specifically, responsive applications will propose activities to develop comparable data within the following studies:

The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) http://www.elsa-project.ac.uk/
Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) http://www.share-project.org/
Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging (KLoSA) http://www.kli.re.kr/klosa/en/about/introduce.jsp
Indonesia Family Life Survey (IFLS) http://www.rand.org/labor/FLS/IFLS.html
China Health, Aging, and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) http://charls.ccer.edu.cn/en
Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) http://tilda.tcd.ie/
Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI) http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/pgda/LASI/about.html
Japanese Study on Aging and Retirement (JSTAR) http://www.rieti.go.jp/en/projects/jstar/
Mexican Health and Ageing Study (MHAS) http://www.mhasweb.org/
Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE) http://www.who.int/healthinfo/sage/en/
The Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Aging (ELSI-BRASIL)
The Costa Rican Longevity and Healthy Aging Study (CRELES) http://www.creles.berkeley.edu/
The Scottish Longitudinal Survey of Ageing (THSLS)
The Health and Aging in Africa: Longitudinal Studies in Three INDEPTH Communities (HAALSI)
Northern Ireland Cohort for the Longitudinal Study of Ageing (NICOLA)

Section III. Eligibility Information

1. Eligible Applicants

Current Language:

Foreign Institutions

Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.

Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are not allowed.

Revised Language:

Foreign Institutions

Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are eligible to apply.

Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed.
Section IV. Application and Submission Information2. Content and Form of Application Submission

Current Language:
No submission information provided for foreign institutions

Revised Language:

Foreign Institutions

Foreign (non-U.S.) institutions must follow policies described in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, and procedures for foreign institutions described throughout the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide.

Section V. Application Review Information

1. Criteria

Additional Review Considerations

Current Language:
Applications from Foreign Organizations

Not Applicable

Revised Language:

Applications from Foreign Organizations

Reviewers will assess whether the project presents special opportunities for furthering research programs through the use of unusual talent, resources, populations, or environmental conditions that exist in other countries and either are not readily available in the United States or augment existing U.S. resources.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

John W. R. Phillips, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Telephone: 301-496-3138
Email: John.Phillips@nih.gov

 

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