News/Announcements

Call for Papers: Adolescent and Young Adult Male Health

07/25/2016
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Call for Papers/Submissions: Adolescent and Young Adult Male Health SSEA is soliciting manuscripts to be featured in a sponsored supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Health focused on Adolescent and Young Adult Male Health. The goal of this supplement is to highlight and promote rigorous research on current issues of broad interest to health professionals who are focused on clinical care, public health, health policy, and preventive interventions in adolescent and young adult males.

Minnesota Diversity Weekend Announcement and Application

07/20/2016
Announcing the Second Annual Diversity WeekendSponsored by the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota The Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota is pleased to announce its second annual Diversity Weekend scheduled for October 12-14, 2016, on the Minneapolis campus.

Call for Speaker Nominations: AAAS Lecture in the Behavioral Sciences

07/15/2016
John P. McGovern Award Lecture in the Behavioral Sciences The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) invites nominations of prominent behavioral scientists to deliver the John P. McGovern Award Lecture in the Behavioral Sciences at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston (February 16-20).

Request for Proposals: The APF Division 37 Diane J. Willis Early Career Award

07/11/2016
The APF Division 37 Diane J. Willis Early Career Award supports talented young psychologists making contributions towards informing, advocating for, and improving the mental health and well-being of children and families particularly through policy. The APF Division 37 Diane J. Willis Early Career Award: Advances public understanding of mental health and improve the well-being of children and families through policy and service. Encourages promising early career psychologists to continue work in this area. Applicants must be:

Request for Nominations: APF 2017 Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement in Psychology

07/11/2016
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is accepting nominations for Life Achievement Awards in the Application, Practice, Public Interest, and Science of Psychology Below are links to the Call for Nominations for the APF's 2017 Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement in Psychology.  Gold Medal Awards are given in each of the following areas:

Call for Papers - International Society for Child Indicators Conference

06/27/2016
The Planning Committee of the International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI) announces its 6th Conference“Children in a World of Opportunities: Innovations in Research, Policy and Practice” which will convene in Montreal, Canada on June 28-30, 2017.

Funding Opportunity from William T. Grant Foundation

06/17/2016
The William T. Grant Foundation is pleased to announce a funding opportunity that may be of interest. William T. Grant Foundation is one of the few foundations that exclusively funds research, and one of the only to support research that studies the uptake of research evidence in policy, programs, and practice. The Foundation is entering the second phase of this work, and is interested in learning strategies to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit young people. The Foundation's new focus includes:

Registration Open for National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence

06/17/2016
On June 27-29, 2016, the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention and My Brother's Keeper Task Force will sponsor the Fifth National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence in Baltimore, MD.

Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award

06/15/2016
APA is requesting proposals for for the 2017 Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award. The award recognizes significant career contributions of a psychologist who has a proven track record as an exceptional teacher of psychology. The recipient of this award will receive a $2,000 award, a $1,000 travel stipend and round-trip airfare to the 2017 APA convention, a plaque presented at the APA convention, and will be invited to give a special address at the APA convention.

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