News/Announcements

Doctoral Dissertation Funding Announcement: Family Strengthening Scholars Grant

06/21/2017
OPRE Grant Announcement The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has recently published a discretionary research funding announcements titled “Family Strengthening Scholars.” If you have questions regarding this grant announcement, please email the OPRE grant review team at FSScholars@icfi.com or call 1-877-350-5913.

SRCD Appoints New Executive Director

06/13/2017
The Executive Committee of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) announces the appointment of Laura L. Namy, Ph.D., as the Executive Director of SRCD as of September 5, 2017. Dr.

AERA 2018 Annual Meeting Call for Submissions

06/07/2017
The AERA 2018 Annual Meeting Call for Submissions opened on June 1. AERA encourages you to consider a paper or session submission to a division, special interest group (SIG), or committee that best aligns with your research interests. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 PM, Pacific Time, on July 24. 2017.  

2017 Developmental Affective Neuroscience Symposium - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

06/05/2017
  This meeting provides a collaborative forum for researchers conducting clinically relevant research from a developmental affective neuroscience framework.

Call for Proposals: APF Walter Katkovsky Research Grants

05/30/2017
Up to $20,000 APF Walter Katkovsky Research Grants on the general topic of combining psychotherapy and psychoactive medications where medication is an adjunct to psychotherapy and not the primary intervention. Research should not be on the medication per se but rather on conditions that may be associated with decisions to introduce or discontinue a medication in the treatment plan and with the outcomes of combining these treatments. Examples include but are not limited to the following:

Call for Nominations: APF Theodore Millon Award in Personality Psychology

05/23/2017
$1,000 award to recognize outstanding psychologists advancing the science of personality psychology The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is requesting proposals for the 2018 Theodore Millon Award in Personality Psychology. The award seeks to recognize outstanding early or mid-career psychologists engaged in advancing the science of personality psychology including the areas of personology, personality theory, personality disorders, and personality measurement.

UNICEF report: refugee and migrant children

05/18/2017
World leaders are meeting in Sicily for the G7 on 26-27 May to discuss the state of the world. Only a few miles away, children are arriving on those same shores almost every day, escaping their homes in the hope of building a better life in a safer country. The number of refugee and migrant children travelling alone has reached a record high – almost a five-fold increase since 2010.

Call for Proposals: $25,000 Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Fellowship

05/15/2017
$25,000 for fellowships and scholarships for graduate student research in the area of child psychology The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is seeking proposals for the 2017 Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Fellowship Program. The program seeks to nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational, and developmental psychopathology. The program supports scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.

Families and Technology - Penn State’s 25th Annual Symposium on Family Issues

05/10/2017
Families and Technology - Penn State’s 25th Annual Symposium on Family Issues State College, PA October 23-24, 2017 Contact Carolyn Scott css7@psu.edu

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