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Updates on NSF SBE Funding

Notes on NSF SBE Funding from FABBS Executive Director Paula Skedsvold, JD PhD As you may recall from the initial release of the President’s budget request on Feb. 12th, the President would provide roughly flat funding to NSF, that is after adding back funding through the Addendum to the budget. See page 148 of the […]

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FABBS news

To: FABBS Council We wanted to tell you about a couple things that FABBS’ Executive Director, Paula Skedsvold, has been up to in recent days. 1)   We supported the successful March for Science just over a week ago. Now Paula is working with the heads of other scientific organizations to keep the momentum going and […]

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FABBS: Job posting

PROGRAM DIRECTOR POSITION IN COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AT NSF: Application deadline May 11, 2017 Do you want to help identify areas of potentially transformative research? Serve as the liaison to our research community? Build new national or international collaborations? Experience how the merit review process operates? The Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences is pleased to […]

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FABBS: Legislative Update

FABBS Member Societies and Affiliates:   Most of the federal government is currently being funded on a Continuing Resolution (CR) that ends on April 28th. At that time, funding for the remainder of the fiscal year will need to be in place (either through the passage of another CR or appropriations bills), or government agencies […]

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FABBS: Call for symposia for ISDP

CALL FOR SYMPOSIA Symposia for the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology 2017 Annual Meeting, to be held November 8-10, 2017, at the Westin City Center, Washington, DC are due April 3, 2017. Proposal applications should include the following information: 1. Symposium title 2. A short (250 words), integrative abstract outlining the theme of the symposium […]

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FABBS: Statement on Administration’s Budget Blueprint

The President’s abridged budget plan for Fiscal Year 2018, described as a “budget blueprint,” will place a severe strain on the American people, short-term and long-term. The stated goal of the Administration is to create a budget that “puts America first” by shifting significant Federal resources to national security. In doing so, however, the proposed […]

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FABBS: US federal budget update

FABBS Member Societies and Friends: The Hill reported today that the President will propose a budget that increases defense spending by $54 billion and cut non-defense spending by the same amount. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities conducted an analysis of what this means for the non-defense part of the federal budget, which includes all […]

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FABBS: News updates

CAPITOL HILL HIGHLIGHTS   Congress Returns to Face Unfinished Business   After a seven-week recess, Congress returned to Capitol Hill this week with a sense of urgency. With 16 legislative working days left before the beginning of the new federal fiscal year, Congress must pass a spending measure to keep the government operating on October […]

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FABBS: National Security Committee

Call for Nominations: Study Committee for the Social and Behavioral Sciences for National Security The Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences (BBCSS) is seeking suggestions for individuals to consider for membership on the committee for a new study at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine titled, The Social and Behavioral Sciences for National […]

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FABBS: Webinar on Funding for Cognitive Neuroscience

Webinar on Funding for Cognitive Neuroscience in Behavioral Research September 14, 2016 The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Behavioral Research Program will host a webinar onWednesday, September 14, 11:00 a.m. to noon EST. Register today! This webinar will provide key information about the new R01 and R21 funding opportunity announcement, Leveraging Cognitive Neuroscience Research to Improve Assessment of Cancer Treatment […]

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