The National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Symposium, “Public Market for Ideas and Partnerships,” was held today in Denver, according to a post on the NIOSH Science blog.

A collaborative effort by NIOSH and its many diverse partners, the goal of NORA is to identify top research needs in the occupational safety and health arena and leverage the resources of like-minded organizations to initiate such research and use the results to make positive changes in the workplace.

Held every two to three years since 1999, NORA Symposia highlight the recent successes of NORA partnerships, including ongoing research ventures and research-to-practice examples, where a NORA research effort has contributed to a workplace change, according to NIOSH.

An online Virtual Symposium held from July 30 to August 12 will showcase examples of NORA research and allow visitors to learn about current NORA projects, network with NIOSH colleagues and partner organizations, and learn from practitioners about practical workplace interventions that have grown from NORA, the blog stated.