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TRB Conduct of Research (CoR) Committee Scope
The Conduct of Research Committee serves to increase the quality and effectiveness of transportation research by supporting and facilitating improved research planning and management processes. It promotes improved coordination between those who sponsor and conduct research and those who implement research products. It assists the Transportation Research Board in its role of stimulating research and serving as a national clearinghouse for research activities.

Research Project and Program Management
Visit the RPPM website for invaluable resources and successful practices from your colleagues in transportation research RPPM is a joint product of the TRB Conduct of Research Committee's subcommittee on Coordination and Collaboration and AASHTO Research Advisory Committee's Coordination and Collaboration Task Force.

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Current List of CoR Members

Sue Sillick
Montana Department of Transportation

Hau Hagedorn
Portland State University

TRB Staff Representative
Claire Randall
Committee members and friends are invited to join our google groups discussion.

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News and Updates

  • IDEA proposals now being accepted TRB's Ideas Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) program is now accepting proposals for 2018.  Due dates differ depending on area.  Please click here for more information.
    Posted Feb 13, 2018, 11:22 AM by Cindy Smith
  • Next Conference Call is 3/20/2018 The next COR conference call is on March 20, 2018, at 3:00 pm Eastern/2:00 pm Central/1:00 pm Mountain/Noon Pacific time.  Meeting info:  Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/770525373 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (312) 757-3121 Access Code: 770-525-373
    Posted Feb 13, 2018, 11:07 AM by Cindy Smith
  • NCHRP Synthesis Topics Due February 16, 2018 Synthesis topic ideas are due Friday, February 16, 2018.  For more information, click here
    Posted Feb 13, 2018, 11:05 AM by Cindy Smith
  • CoR Committee Meeting Agenda Available The agenda for the CoR meeting at TRB can be found here.  The meeting will take place Tuesday, January 9, 2018, from 8 am to noon in the Marriott Marquis Liberty J (M4).  Conference-in information is available for those unable to attend in person. 
    Posted Dec 27, 2017, 7:52 AM by Cindy Smith
  • Winter 2017/2018 Newsletter Now Available The CoR newsletter for winter 2017-18 is available here.  It contains valuable information on CoR sponsored and co-sponsored sessions at the upcoming TRB Annual Meeting.  Thanks to Linda Preisen for putting this together.
    Posted Dec 27, 2017, 7:53 AM by Cindy Smith
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