Science Policy Insider News

Science Directorate
September 2005

Science Policy Insider News (September 2005)

Behavioral Researchers Defend Peer Review and Their Research

Congress returned this month from its August recess with action still pending on the FY2006 Labor Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Bill.

Behavioral Science LEADs in Homeland Security Curriculum Workshop

During the second week of August, APA hosted a two day Department of Homeland Security Strategic Studies (DHS) Curriculum Development Workshop in coordination with staff of the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCG).

Also in this Issue

APA Comments on Draft NIH Reauthorization; Psychologists Denise Park and Anthony Pratkanis Testify in Senate; IES Board Approves Education Research Priorities; NSF Accepts Quick-Turnaround Grant Proposals Related to Hurricane Katrina; Changes in NIH Rules to Help Grantees Affected by Hurricane Katrina - APA Considering Actions to Help; NSF Announces Position Opening for Director of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences Division; APA Invites Psychological Researcher to Participate in Capitol Hill Lobby Day on Behalf of NSF