News from FABBS and the FABBS Foundation
- Societies Ask PCAST to Reconsider Its Exclusion of Behavioral/Social Sciences in K-12 STEM Education »
In a joint letter, thirty-five behavioral and social science societies ask the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) why specific areas of science are excluded at K-12 level.
- IOM to Convene First Meeting on Healthy People 2020 »
A committee of the Institute of Medicine is planning a series of public meetings to identify 12 indicators that will be used to measure the health of the nation during the next decade.
- Health Promotion Council Seeks Input on Draft Strategy »
A new council within the Department of Health and Human Services seeks input on a proposed strategy to replace the nation’s “sick-care” system with one based on wellness and prevention.
- SAMHSA Welcomes Input on Strategic Initiatives »
SAMHSA is seeking comments on eight proposed strategic initiatives designed to maximize the impact of limited resources on what it calls “areas of urgency and opportunity.”
- NIH Creates New Award to Facilitate Research Independence »
A competitive, new research award program should make it easier for talented junior scientists to move into independent academic positions at U.S. institutions immediately after earning their graduate research degrees.
- FABBS Foundation to Participate in "Science on the Mall" »
Find out “Where Science Meets the Mind,” the FABBS Foundation’s booth at the USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, the nation’s first-ever national science festival.
- FABBS Foundation Honors David Myers »
David G. Myers, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Hope College, is featured in the FABBS Foundation's program which honors eminent, senior scientists.
- House Science Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Science of Science Policy »
The U.S. House Committee on Science and Technology’s Research and Science Education Subcommittee held a hearing on the ‘science of science and innovation policy’ on September 23, 2010.
- President Announces Launch of Nonprofit to Promote STEM Education »
President Obama has announced the launch of a new non-profit organization as part of his “Educate to Innovate” campaign to improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.
- FABBS Foundation Honors Joel Cooper »
Joel Cooper, Professor of Psychology at Princeton University, is featured in the FABBS Foundation's program which honors eminent, senior scientists.
- FABBS and FABBS Foundation Leaders Win APA Awards »
Morton Ann Gernsbacher, PhD, and Philip E. Rubin, PhD, were among the scientists honored at the American Psychological Association’s 6th Annual Science Leadership Conference.
- White House Seeks Input on Public Participation Tool, ExpertNet »
The White House is seeking input on a proposed software tool intended to make it easier for knowledgeable citizens to share their expertise with government officials.