FABBS: Summit on Behavioral Sciences and National Security

October 4-5, 2016 Summit on Social and Behavioral Sciences for National Security National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC (directions) This summit will kick off a new study at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that will identify potential contributions of the social and behavioral sciences (SBS) in areas relevant to national […]

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FABBS: Job announcements from Natl. Institute on Aging

Dear Friends of NIA,   The National Institute on Aging recently posted a number of “pre-advertisements” regarding several job vacancies. Please feel free to forward these announcements to your colleagues. Interested individuals should contact the appropriate program official (listed in the announcements), so they can be alerted once the job listings are officially posted.    NIA Division of Behavioral […]

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FABBS: Grant opportunities

BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES RESEARCH GUIDE TO NIH GRANTS http://obssr.od.nih.gov/funding_opportunities/BSSR_guide_to_grants_at_the_NIH/guideIndex.aspx (If URL doesn’t work, copy and paste into your browser, removing any gaps) Recent publications in the “NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts” (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/) relevant to Behavioral and Social Science Research Compiled and Distributed by the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, Office of […]

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FABBS news and articles

2. NIH OBSSR Webinar on New Strategic Plan (please register): https://obssr.od.nih.gov/event/webinar-i-nih-obssr-2016-2020-strategic-plan-presentation/ 3. News Article on Capitol Hill Event (highlights research by scientists targeted in Congressional waste books): http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/scientists-congress-tormentors_us_570fcfefe4b03d8b7b9fbedf (FABBS was a co-sponsor of this event.) 4. AAAS Science and Human Rights: Student Essay Competition: http://www.aaas.org/event/science-human-rights-coalition-2016-student-essay-competition  5. NSF Positions: (a) Cognitive Neuroscience Program Director: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/435126100?org=BCS (b) Science of Learning Program […]

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FABBS newsletter

FOR FABBS MEMBER SOCIETIES The (insert society name here) is represented in Washington, DC, by the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS). To keep our scientists abreast of federal funding opportunities and challenges, FABBS provides a monthly newsletter article for our members. This is a valuable partnership, and we hope you find […]

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FABBS: New issue available

FABBS is pleased to announce the publication of Volume 3 of our journal, Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences (PIBBS). PIBBS publishes invited articles that present original research and reviews of scientific findings of relevance to public policy. Each volume has valuable information key to your members. We hope that your society members will take advantage […]

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FABBS: White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team

We are excited to announce that the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (SBST) is currently seeking new team members to join us in Washington, D.C. for a one-year fellowship beginning in October 2016. Since our inception in 2014, we have completed over 15 randomized evaluations with a diverse set of agency collaborators. Learn more about the President’s […]

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