Active Research Projects
When a research study begins, a project capsule is published, outlining the need for the research, the study's objectives and methodology, and the potential for future implementation.
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Completed Research Projects
Final Reports and Summaries:
Research studies are complete when the results have been published in the final report, which serves as a permanent record of the researcher's work. It includes a thorough analysis of the project's objectives, methodology, results, and implementation potential.
The technical summary is a brief synopsis of a project's final report, highlighting the study's results and implementation potential.
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LTRC's newest publication, Implementation Impacts, is a four-page brochure that gives 8-10 summaries of the center's latest research projects that have been implemented across the state. Written in a non-technical style, it quickly displays cost and safety benefits that can be expected and explains the background and research approach of each project.
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Serving as a way to quickly communicate research results and implemented projects in a less technical fashion, the fact sheet is written with the general public and decision makers in mind. It showcases the problem addressed, what research was done, why it should be implemented, and potential fiscal impacts the final product brings to the state. For more information osn any project highlighted in the fact sheet, readers can visit the research project's final report and technical summary.
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The research implementation update provides a summary of the research performed, the recommendations, implementation feasibility, and implementation progress.
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Technical Assistance Projects
Technical Assistance Reports:
LTRC's research section often provides technical assistance to field and headquarters engineers in the way of new product evaluations, collection and analysis of field information, and problem-solving recommendations. The technical assistance report documents these efforts.
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Technology Today is LTRC's quarterly newsletter that publicizes the center's current research projects and technology transfer initiatives.
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The Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) publishes Technology Exchange quarterly to inform local agencies about useful new technologies and the variety of free educational services that LTAP offers.
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Publications are produced by LTRC and are for the purpose of reporting on and publishing the research findings and training activities of the organization. All publications are available for download in the PDF format, which is viewable using Adobe Acrobat Reader. Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free by clicking on the icon below. The templates are in the respective file formats.