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.
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.
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.