News from FABBS and the FABBS Foundation
- CR 6.0 Update »
As we move toward the midway point for FY 2011, the federal government is operating under its third Continuing Resolution (CR), a CR that expires at midnight on March 18, 2011.
- FABBS Foundation Honors Robert Glaser »
Robert Glaser, PhD (University of Pittsburgh) is now featured in the FABBS Foundation's program which honors eminent, senior scientists.
- SAGE Publications Launches Social Science Blog »
SAGE Publications, a corporate affiliate of FABBS, has launched a new blog, Social Science Space.
- FABBS Foundation Honors Elizabeth and Robert Bjork »
Elizabeth Bjork, PhD and Robert Bjork, PhD (University of California, Los Angeles) are now featured in the FABBS Foundation's program which honors eminent, senior scientists.
- National Research Council Announces New Board »
The NRC's DBASSE recently announced that its Committee on Human-Systems Integration has been elevated to the status of a Board.
- NIMH Director, Thomas Insel, Blogs about Arizona Tragedy and Serious Mental Illness »
When a tragedy occurs like the shooting in Tucson this past weekend, all of us seek an explanation. While there remain many questions, a leading hypothesis is that the suspect has a serious mental illness.
- National Research Council Seeks Executive Director »
The National Research Council is looking for an Executive Director for its Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.
- Funding Growth for Science Slows Under Reauthorized COMPETES Act »
President Obama’s signature on the America COMPETES Act on January 4, 2011, came as a relief to supporters of bolstering America’s competitiveness in science and innovation.
- New Congress to Set Spending for Remainder of FY 2011 »
The new Congress will be taking up spending for government agencies for the remainder of FY 2011 over the coming weeks.
- 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.