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Science Directorate
March 2007

Science Policy Insider News (March 2007)

Psychological Science in Aviation and Space

Earlier this month, as Congress began consideration of the President's FY08 budget for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Science Government Relations staff attended a two-day aviation human factors conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Basic Behavioral Science and the NIMH Mission

Is NIMH funding grant applications out of order and shortchanging behavioral science?

Also in this Issue

131 Representatives Signed on to Letter Supporting More Funds for NIH; Legislation to Rename NIDA and NIAAA; NIH's Center for Scientific Review Holds Public Open House; Call to Action on Underage Drinking; DHS Centers of Excellence Expand Despite Cuts; Science Government Relations Co-Hosts Meeting with Top VA Officials; Re-Entry Legislation Re-Introduced; Science Directorate's Executive Director Testifies Before Congress in Support of VA Funding; NIMH Places High Priority on New Investigators