National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA)

The National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) is a partnership program to stimulate innovative research and improved workplace practices. Unveiled in 1996, NORA has become a research framework for NIOSH and the nation.


NORA Councils Evaluation Report

A process evaluation was conducted in 2019 to help NORA councils function as effectively as possible and maximize their contributions towards improved occupational safety and health. This evaluation offered solutions to increasing engagement and fully achieving all three purposes of NORA councils. Learn more in the report, National Occupational Research Agenda Councils: 2019 Evaluation Findingspdf icon

FY 2019 Highlights Report

A new report, National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Councils: FY 2019 Highlightspdf icon, showcases the work of the 17 NORA sector and cross-sector councils from October 2018 – September 2019. Councils published research agendas, engaged in information sharing, developed partnerships, and promoted evidence-based solutions.

Page last reviewed: March 28, 2018