RESEARCH AND RESPONSES TO INEQUALITY
Child Development seeks a post-doctoral candidate to volunteer to assist with the proofing of articles during production. Candidates would receive articles to proof roughly every 2 weeks (quantity dependent on accepted manuscript workload) and will coordinate with the Managing Editor and Publisher to provide any correction notes. The Publisher provides copyediting support, while this position would be expected to lightly read each article for content, ensure correct scientific notation, etc.
SRCD is now accepting applications for the SRCD Policy Fellowship year that begins on September 1, 2015 and ends on August 31, 2016. Through the program, SRCD places doctoral-level researchers in congressional and executive branch offices for full-year immersion experiences in which fellows serve as resident scholars in policy settings that link research and policy. Interested in learning more and/or applying?
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.