News from FABBS and the FABBS Foundation
- 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.
- 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.
- Call for Research Papers on Discrimination and Health »
The National Cancer Institute is seeking papers that highlight the results of recent research on discrimination in the health care setting for a special theme issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
- Making the Case for Science »
The election is over and all eyes are on the 112th Congress and its next steps. The country faces a $1.3 trillion deficit and given the gloomy landscape, the scientific community must be prepared to make its case.
- Pundits Exchange Views on Arizona Tragedy and What, If Any, Research Is Needed »
In the wake of the horrific shooting of twenty people, including Congresswoman Giffords, in an Arizona shopping center this weekend, many people are asking the question: Who would perform such a horrible act of violence and why?
- NAS to Organize Planning Meeting on Possible Development of K-12 Behavioral and Social Sciences Education Framework »
The National Academies is awarding “modest” internal funding to DBASSE to organize a “planning meeting to assess the feasibility of a full panel study of frameworks for social and behavioral science education in the elementary and secondary grades.”
- 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.
- NIH Creates Public Feedback Site: SMRB Recommendations Up First »
NIH wants to make it easier for members of the research community and general public to offer comments, and it has created a new Web site to gather input.
- FABBS Foundation Honors Edwin Locke »
Edwin Locke, Dean's Professor of Leadership and Motivation (Emeritus) at the University of Maryland, College Park, is featured in the FABBS Foundation's program which honors eminent, senior scientists.
- U.S. Army, National Cancer Institute, and National Science Foundation Describe Behavioral Science Research Needs and Opportunities »
FABBS held its Annual Council of Representatives Meeting on December 6, 2010, drawing in speakers from multiple federal agencies to discuss how behavioral sciences research can further their missions.
- Agency Budgets for this Fiscal Year Still in Question »
While tax cuts to stimulate the economy are getting a great deal of attention, federal agency budgets for Fiscal year 2011 which began on October 1, 2010, are still up in the air.
- University Associations Mobilize for Attacks on Science »
Representatives from multiple scholarly associations have requested examples of social, behavioral and economic research that has produced significant benefits to society.