News from FABBS

First, the National Academies’ Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education is issuing a call for white papers related to a planned decadal survey on the social and behavioral sciences in national security. Please find HERE details, and share widely with your memberships.

 

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Graduate Training in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: A Public Workshop

The National Academy on Sciences, Engineering, Medicine conducts a two day workshop on Graduate Training in the Social and Behavioral Sciences to help identify educational changes that may be needed in order to better prepare PhD students in the social and behavioral sciences for the job market and scientific challenges of the future.

Find here information: Graduate Training

Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects in USA

For all researchers that work with human subjects from the USA (also in the context of consortia):
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies have announced revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects that was originally promulgated as a Common Rule in 1991.

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