Science Policy Insider News

Science Directorate
April 2003

Science Policy Insider News (April 2003)

NIH Makes Progress on Research "Roadmap"

At the National Institutes of Health, sixteen working groups are busy identifying hot, cutting edge areas of science.

Workshop on Science of Deception

Geoff Mumford, Director of Science Policy, is collaborating with Susan Brandon, Emotional Processes Program Chief, National Institute of Mental Health, staff at RAND Corporation, and agencies within the intelligence community to coordinate an invitational workshop entitled "The Science of Deception: Integration of Practice and Theory," to be held at RAND in Arlington, VA in July 2003.

Also in this Issue

PPO and Science Staff Present at Div. 19/Div.21 Joint Meeting; National Children's Study Advisory Committee Holds Spring Meeting; Friends of NICHD Meet with Duane Alexander