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NSF report on value of SBES to national priorities

The Value of Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences to National Priorities: A Report for the National Science Foundation This new publication from the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education concludes that the social, behavioral, and economic sciences advance the missions of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and other federal agencies and serve well many […]

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ST&D 2017 conference: First call for proposals

First Call for Proposals: The Society for Text & Discourse (ST&D) announces the 27th Annual Meeting July 31 – August 2, 2017 Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, PA https://www.sonesta.com/us/pennsylvania/philadelphia/sonesta-philadelphia-rittenhouse-square Conference rate: (Single/Double Occupancy): $159.00/night Submission Website: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=std2017 Conference Website: Forthcoming About The Society for Text & Discourse is an international society of researchers who investigate […]

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Request for papers for reading meta-analysis

Your help needed: Metanalysis on effects of print and digital reading Dear colleagues from the ST&D, Within the COST action Evolution of reading in the age of digitisation (E-READ)  (http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/isch/IS1404) we are running a meta-analysis on the comprehension effects of reading on paper vs. digital formats. Apart from our systematic search in databases, we have […]

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Second call for proposals for 2016 conference

The Society for Text & Discourse (ST&D) announces the 26th Annual Meeting   July 18-20, 2016 Kassel, Germany Submission Website: https://www.conftool.com/std2016 Conference Website: http://www.uni-kassel.de/go/std2016   ST&D 2016 Second Call for Proposals & Electronic Submission Guide (attached)   Submissions open: January 15, 2016 Submission Deadline: February 15, 2016   Conference Venue: University of Kassel, Germany Accomodation: https://www.uni-kassel.de/veranstaltung/26th-annual-meeting-of-the-society-for-text-discourse/hotel-travel.html Adjoining […]

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FABBS news

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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Conference announcement: ICLS 2016

ICLS 2016: CALL FOR PROPOSALS – 2 week reminder! The 12th International Conference on the Learning Sciences “Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners“ June 20-24, 2016, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore https://www.isls.org/icls/2016 ICLS is a major international event, organized biennially by ISLS, which gathers people involved in all aspects of the field of the learning sciences, including […]

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IGEL conference call for proposals

Dear Colleagues, The International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media (http://www.igel.uni-goettingen.de/) is pleased to announce that it will hold its biennial conference in Chicago, July 6-9, 2016 at the Palmer House.  IGEL and ST&D share a great amount of overlap in research interests of its members and have held joint conferences in […]

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