SRCD is beginning a search for a new editor of the Social Policy Report (SPR) to succeed Sam Odom and his UNC team whose term ends on December 31, 2015.
The third CRDH / ISSBD International Peer Video Conference (PVC3) will take place on November 14 2014 from 8:55 to 13:15 (Montreal time). The theme of this year's video conference is "Current and future directions in research on peer relations." Well-established researchers actively involved in research on peer relations have been asked to provide comments about where they think peer research should go and why these directions are important. There will be four sessions.
The SRCD Asian Caucus seeks nominations for two leadership positions: Chair-Elect and Treasurer. These Officers will serve on the Caucus’ Steering Committee, along with the incoming Chair for 2015-2017 (Hirokazu Yoshikawa) and Secretary (Lisa Kiang, term 2013-2017). Officers serve four-year terms, and the new terms will begin after the 2015 SRCD Biennial Meeting. The outgoing committee members are Vivian Tseng (Chair) and Rashmita Mistry (Treasurer). Please feel free to contact them or us if you have questions. To self-nominate or nominate someone else, please email Hirokazu Yoshikaw
The third CRDH / ISSBD International Peer Video Conference (PVC3) will take place on November 14, 2014 from 8:55 to 13:15 (Montreal time). The theme of this year's video conference is "Current and future directions in research on peer relations." Well-established researchers actively involved in research on peer relations have been asked to provide comments about where they think peer research should go and why these directions are important. There will be four sessions.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) Grants Program is currently accepting applications for both Dissertation and Research Grants until September 4, 2014. Now in its 23rd year, the AERA Grants Program, with support from the National Science Foundation, provides small grants for conducting studies of education policy and practice using federally-funded, large-scale data sets. Applications are encouraged from a variety of disciplines, such as but not limited to, education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics, and psychometrics.
The Center for Early Education Evaluation at HighScope will hold its Third Annual Conference for Early Childhood Research and Evaluation on the theme "Measuring Program Quality: Translating Research Into Policy and Practice." Friday, October 10, 2014 - 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Marriott Ann Arbor Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest, Ypsilanti, MI. Registration is now open. Sponsors: CEEE at HighScope; BUILD Initiative; Michigan Department of Education; M&M Fisher Foundation; Colina Foundation.
President-Elect, Secretary and Members-at-Large Student and Early Career Representatives to Committees
Advances in Neurotechniques: Methods that Reveal the Structure and Function of the Brain You are invited to hear our panel of experts on August 13, 2014, in this live, online educational seminar. For more information and complimentary registration visit: webinar.sciencemag.org
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.
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"