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FABBS News Highlights NSF Director Making the Case for All Sciences on Capitol Hill Dr. France Córdova, NSF Director, spoke to scientists at the 2015 FABBS Council of Representatives Annual Meeting. She described the amount of time she spends on Capitol Hill interacting with Members of Congress who want to know more about NSF. “I […]

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FABBS: Upcoming webinar

FABBS Member Societies: NSF is increasing its funding in cognitive and neuroscience research, and the SBE Directorate will continue to play a role. To assist, recently, Howard Nusbaum (University of Chicago) joined the SBE Directorate team as head of the Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences Division. I wanted to make you aware of an upcoming webinar, […]

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OBSSR request for information

FABBS Member Societies: The NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research is seeking input on its strategic plan. The deadline for submission is Nov. 20, 2015. I encourage each of our member societies to think seriously about areas of scientific opportunity that would fit within the NIH mission, and submit a response. Given the […]

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FABBS: News Highlights

FABBS News Highlights Budget Woes Continue: No Agreement Yet to Avoid a Shutdown No one anticipated that this would be an easy year. Yet, with less than two weeks left in the fiscal year, no deal is in sight to fund the government for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. Complicating the picture for FY 2016 is […]

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FABBS: Looking Inside the Adaptive Brain of the Blind

Dear Colleague, Please join the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research on September 15, 2015, at the NIH Campus, for the inaugural lecture of the 2015-2016 BSSR Lecture Series to promote open and engaged discussion about cutting edge research in the behavioral and social sciences field. Title: Looking Inside the Adaptive Brain of […]

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FABBS news

FABBS News Highlights “National Interest” Research at NSF: Benign or Problematic? Just before Congress headed out of town for its August recess, Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX), Chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee introduced legislation that would “provide for greater accountability in Federal funding for scientific research” at the National Science Foundation. The […]

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FABBS: Announcements

FABBS Member Societies: Below are a few announcements that may be of interest to your membership. 1. Webinars Re: NIH-wide Strategic Plan Registration and details here: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/index.php?eventid=135523& 2. NIH RFA BRAIN: Theories, Models and Methods for Analysis of Complex Data from the Brain (R01): http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-EB-15-006.html 3. Science Policy Fellowships Learn more about becoming a AAAS Science and Technology […]

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FABBS Annual Report

Dear Council Representatives, We are pleased to announce that the 2014 FABBS Annual Report is available on our website in PDF form here: http://www.fabbs.org/about-fabbs/fabbs-2014-highlights/ Please share this freely with your society members and colleagues. It will also be a useful tool for talking with your Executive Committee about FABBS and the work we are doing on […]

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FABBS: Federal funding update

FABBS Member Societies:  The Chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee introduced a bill to reauthorize programs at the National Science Foundation, among other science agencies. The new bill, America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015, will cut authorized funding for NSF’s Social, Behavioral and Economic (SBE) Sciences Directorate by 45%. The cut is […]

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