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.
- Join the FABBS Foundation for a Science Café on "Enhancing Children’s Learning" »
RSVP today to attend the next FABBS Foundation Science Cafe on March 24, 2011, in Washington, DC, focused on enhancing children's learning.
- 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.
- Senate Votes Will Set Direction on Spending Cuts »
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote perhaps as early as today, March 8, 2011, on two Continuing Resolutions (CRs) that Majority Leader Harry Reid says will reflect the values of Congress, in particular the level of cuts and where they would occur.
- ABC News Highlights Human Factors Research »
Graduate students from George Mason University took a driving simulator used at a FABBS Foundation event to a local DC-area school with surprising results.
- Hauser to Serve as Executive Director of DBASSE »
Ralph Cicerone, President of the National Academy of Sciences, announced on February 22, 2011, that Robert Hauser has been appointed Executive Director of the National Research Council’s Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE).
- OBSSR Co-Sponsors New Summer Institute on mHealth »
The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at NIH is co-sponsoring the first-ever summer workshop on mobile health on June 20-24, 2011, in San Diego, California.
- OppNet Funding Uncertain »
Barely into its second year, funding for OppNet, a five-year initiative to advance research in basic behavioral and social sciences research (bBSSR) relevant to NIH’s mission, remains uncertain.
- Short-Term CR Likely »
Both the House and Senate are working toward a short-term CR to fund the government, and on Friday, February 25, 2011, the House Appropriations Committee released details of a CR that would fund the government for two weeks.
- Funding Cuts Pass House and Move to the Senate »
In the early morning hours of Saturday, February 19, 2011, the U.S. House voted to pass H.R. 1, a Continuing Resolution (CR) that would fund the government for the current fiscal year, but at significantly lower levels.
- FABBS Foundation Honors Elizabeth Loftus »
Elizabeth Loftus, PhD (University of California, Irvine) is now featured in the FABBS Foundation's program which honors eminent, senior scientists.
- Action Alert: Urge Congress to Oppose Severe Cuts to Science Funding »
Please contact your Representative in Congress and urge them to oppose the significant cuts to science funding for NIH and NSF included in H.R. 1.