May 2, 2017, New NIH Approach to Grant Funding Aimed at Optimizing Stewardship of Taxpayer Dollars
Today we want to put forward a new approach to making sure that we are exercising optimum stewardship of the funds that we receive from taxpayers. We will be discussing this approach with our Advisory Councils over the next few weeks, and so we wanted to provide this broad public description.
Amsterdam offers two very interesting summer schools this summer:
The Board on Children, Youth, and Families of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is requesting nominations for committee members to participate in a consensus study on Promoting Healthy Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Development among Children and Youth.
Follow this link for more information!
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
Please find below new announcements from FABBS with general news, summits and scholar programs.
Please find here important funding news for FABBS Member Societies, such as BGA, and Friends:
Follow this link to find information on a Summerschool in Amsterdam about Twin Research and Human Genetics.
BGA Executive Committee has co-signed the following NDD (non-defense discretionary) and FABBS open letters. These letters express concerns on scientific budget costs, and the impact that the recent Executive Order on Immigration in the US will have on science and scientific progress including research, training, innovation.