News/Announcements

Call for Poster/Hot Topic Talks abstracts and Travel Fellowship Applications

07/14/2014
Shaping the Developing Brain: Prenatal through Early Childhood November 11 – 13, 2014 The New York Academy of Sciences New York, NYwww.nyas.org/developingbrain This conference will explore the latest cognitive neuroscience research on infant and early childhood development; social, family, and nutritional factors that cause lasting changes to the brain; and intervention, education, and policy to help at-risk children.

2015 Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship Program Call for Proposals

07/09/2014
The American Psychology Foundation's Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship Program provides fellowships and scholarships for graduate student research in the area of child psychology.  The deadline for proposals is November 15, 2014.  For more information please see http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/koppitz.aspx"

Fatherhood Research & Practice Network Launches

07/09/2014
Temple University, in collaboration with the Center for Policy Research (CPR), a Denver-based policy research firm, has launched the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network (FRPN), a project funded through the US Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. The FRPN co-directors are Jay Fagan, Ph.D., social work professor at Temple University, and Jessica Pearson, Ph.D., director of CPR. The project seeks to: - Promote rigorous evaluation of fatherhood programs that serve low-income populations.

Call for Submissions Open

07/09/2014
Call for Submissions Open Symposium Deadline: 17 September 2014 Poster Deadline: 30 September 2014

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS INAUGURAL TANG PRIZE

07/09/2014
APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR INAUGURAL TANG PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN PSYCHOLOGY – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Three Federal Advisory Boards Seeking Nominations

06/27/2014
There are three opportunities to nominate social and behavioral science representatives to federal advisory boards, including at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Census Bureau, and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). COSSA would be happy to provide letters in support of candidates nominated by our members.  

Character Lab RFP

06/24/2014
Character Lab, a nonprofit that was co-founded by Angela Duckworth, is working to help fund, and eventually scale, interventions to boost student character strengths and skills in school settings. To this end, we are excited to share with you Character Lab's Request for Proposals (RFP), which can be found at http://characterlab.org/research/2014-rfp/.

Committee on Children, Youth and Families: Call for Nominations (2015-2017)

06/17/2014
The Committee on Children, Youth and Families (CYF) is anticipating two vacancies in 2015. CYF welcomes nominations from individuals interested in issues advancing psychology as a science and profession in the area of promoting the health and human welfare of children, youth and families. The committee is interested in candidates with substantial expertise and demonstrated experience in applying psychological knowledge to the well-being and optimal development of children, youth and families.

CALL FOR PAPERS The Society for Applied Anthropology

06/10/2014
The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) invites abstracts (sessions, papers and posters) for the Program of the 75th Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, March 24-28, 2015.  The theme of the Program is “Continuity and Change.”  

NIH Update

05/12/2014
As you may be aware, the NIH Center for Scientific Review has initiated efforts to evaluate the sources of racial disparities in R01 grant funding. The ACD Working Group on Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce formed theSubcommittee on Peer Review to advise the NIH on empirically based strategies to achieve this goal. 

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