SRCD has a few spaces available in a mentor training workshop scheduled for Sunday, March 24 8:30-4:00pm in Baltimore (the day after the Biennial meeting). The focus of the workshop is mentoring faculty of color, and supporting scholars in preparing federal funding proposals. The training is offered as part of SRCD’s Scholar Development Program (SDP). See the call for mentors for more detail.
Spotlight on the Interdisciplinary Committee:
Encouraging a Multidisciplinary Perspective on Child Development
The Future of Neuroscience, Attachment and Mentalizing Conference is taking place Saturday 18 May – Sunday 19 May 2019, at the main campus of University College London. An international panel of experts will be brought together at UCL, with a unique focus on integrating global neuroscientific expertise to provide clinicians with everything this field can offer towards the strive for better health care. The main speakers will include Bart Boets, Anna Buchheim, Ruth Feldman, Katerina Fotopoulou and Pascal Vrtička.
Announcing the inaugural scholars for the
2019 Early Career Interdisciplinary Scholars Program
The SRCD Interdisciplinary Committee is excited to announce that the 2019 Early Career Interdisciplinary Scholars are:
Incoming SECC Representatives to SRCD Committees (2019-2023)
Congratulations to the following incoming Student and Early Career Council (SECC) Representatives to SRCD Committees. The SECC Representatives will begin their terms immediately after the 2019 Biennial Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
On January 18, 2019, SRCD issued a "Call to Action: Comment on Proposed NICHD Strategic Plan." Below is SRCD's formal comment, submitted February 15, 2019.
Dear Dr. Bianchi and Colleagues,
Authors wanted: BOLD thoughts about learning in the 21st century
BOLD – Blog on Learning and Development is an interdisciplinary initiative dedicated to spreading the word about how children and young people develop and learn. BOLD attracts a worldwide audience of approximately 15,000 readers a month. It allows researchers at various stages of their careers as well as science journalists, policymakers, and practitioners to have their say.
NSF "Big Ideas" Funding Opportunities
Directorates of the NSF Department of Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences, and Department of Education and Human Resources (Arthur Lupia and Karen Marrongelle, respectively) have issued letters on how the NSF research community can take advantage of the NSF "Big Ideas" initiative, including substantial funding opportunities from NSF relevant to SBE and EHR scientists.
THE 44th ANNUAL BOSTON UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
NOVEMBER 7-10, 2019
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Keynote Speaker: Cynthia Fisher (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Plenary Speaker: Jan Edwards (University of Maryland)
Conference organizers will be accepting two kinds of submissions: symposium proposals and abstracts for 20-minute talks or posters (see below for deadlines).
On January 30, 2019, SRCD issued a "Call to Action: Comment on European open science initiative, Plan S." Below is SRCD's formal comment, submitted February 7, 2019.
Feedback on the Guidance on the Implementation of Plan S1. Is there anything unclear or are there any issues that have not been addressed by the guidance document?