World leaders are meeting in Sicily for the G7 on 26-27 May to discuss the state of the world. Only a few miles away, children are arriving on those same shores almost every day, escaping their homes in the hope of building a better life in a safer country. The number of refugee and migrant children travelling alone has reached a record high – almost a five-fold increase since 2010.
$25,000 for fellowships and scholarships for graduate student research in the area of child psychology The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is seeking proposals for the 2017 Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Fellowship Program. The program seeks to nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational, and developmental psychopathology. The program supports scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.
Families and Technology - Penn State’s 25th Annual Symposium on Family Issues State College, PA October 23-24, 2017 Contact Carolyn Scott firstname.lastname@example.org
Urgent Call for Comments - Proposed Elimination of NSCH Question on Preschool Suspension and Expulsion
The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing to delete from the 2017 National Survey of Children’s Health a question on whether children have experienced suspension or expulsion from child care or preschool. A number of organizations are writing letters to urge HHS to retain this question in its survey. HHS is accepting comments until May 11. Written comments must be sent to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-5806. Please reference OMB Control No. 0607-0990.
Now Accepting Applications for the NIH Grant Writing Boot Camp July 16-18, Washington DC The Ethnic and Racial Issues (ERI) committee is hosting a boot camp designed to assist developmental scientists of African descent seeking external funding. The boot camp is made possible thanks to funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The boot camp will take place from July 17 – 18th in the SRCD Washington DC office. Eligibility for boot camp participation includes the following:
Invention & Intervention: Blending Research with Practice to Develop Effective Media for Youth A preconference by the Children, Adolescents, and the Media division at the 2017 annual conference of the ICA (Thursday, May 25, 2017, San Diego, CA)
$5,000 for research into the psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries for children and adolescents
B.Sc. (London), M.A., D.Phil. (Oxon), Sc.D., F.R.S., F.B.A. 26 OCTOBER 1923 – 23 DECEMBER 2016 FELLOW 1951–1954, 1958–1989 and 1994–2016 TUTOR 1958–1963 MASTER 1989–1994 ROYAL SOCIETY RESEARCH PROFESSOR IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY 1963–1989 Memorial Service will be held in St John’s College Chapel on Saturday 13 May 2017 at 12 noon
The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) is excited to announce that it will be sponsoring a pre-doctoral internship this summer at the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research on the NIH campus.