News from FABBS and the FABBS Foundation
- NIH Announces New OppNet Funding Opportunities »
Ten new RFA’s are expected under OppNet for the coming year, three of which have been posted.
- FABBS Foundation Honors Lauren Resnick »
Lauren Resnick, EdD, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science at the University of Pittsburgh, is featured in the FABBS Foundation's program which honors eminent, senior scientists.
- The Value of FABBS »
FABBS conducts advocacy on behalf of its member societies, interacting with federal science agency staff and Capitol Hill about research needs and opportunities in our sciences. Here we highlight an article written by a member of the FABBS Council of Representatives.
- NIH Launches Multidisciplinary Network on Health Disparities »
OBSSR is contracting with the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health to establish a Network on Inequality, Complexity, and Health (NICH).
- NIH To Host OPPNET Conference in October »
NIH will host a free, open conference on OPPNET, its trans-NIH basic behavioral and social sciences (b-BSSR) initiative, on October 28-29, 2010 in Washington, DC.
- FABBS Twitter Feed is Now Live: Follow Us! »
FABBS now has a Twitter feed!
- NSF SBE Directorate Seeks Input on Research Agenda for Next Decade »
NSF Assistant Director Myron Gutmann invites the scientific community to “think boldly about future promises” for our sciences and to submit white papers that will address next-generation research challenges.
- “Science and Subpoenas:” Researchers Concerned about Participant Confidentiality »
In Arizona, a battle is brewing over whether universities can withhold raw research data from discovery in a court proceeding in an effort to protect the confidentiality of research participants.
- NIH Seeks Social and Behavioral Scientists For Intramural Research Positions »
The National Institutes of Health is currently seeking scientists for tenure-track positions in its intramural program.
- APA Releases Report on Psychology as a STEM Discipline »
At its Annual Convention, the American Psychological Association released a report, Psychology as a Core Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Discipline.
- NRC Leader to Become Dean at George Washington University »
Michael Feuer, Executive Director of the National Research Council’s Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, part of the National Academies, has been named Dean of the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development.
- Agencies Finalize FY 2012 Budget Submissions in Light of Administration Priorities »
Federal agency budget submissions are due to the Office of Management and Budget on September 13, 2010, and agencies are at work to finalize submissions.