Science Policy Insider News

Science Directorate
July 2007

Science Policy Insider News (July 2009)

Your Opportunity to Speak Out on NIH Peer Review Processes

NIH released an important Request For Information in early July, asking for ideas about how to change current peer review and grant submission systems to ensure that the peer review system keeps pace with the science that it serves.

Congressional Briefing on STEM Education

On July 18, APA joined the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues and 17 other organizations to host a congressional briefing titled, "STEM Education, Girls, and the Challenges that Follow: From the Classroom to STEM Careers."

Also in this Issue

Juvenile Justice Panel at CJJ Conference; NASA Spending Bills Pass House and Senate Committees; Psychologists Weigh in on Strategic Plan of Aging Institute; Friends of NIDA Urges Greater Participation in Drug Policy Caucus; Congressional Hearing on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act; NIDA Deputy Director Briefs Senate Staff; House Approves Spending Measure Despite Veto Threats; Crime Summit on Capitol Hill; HELP Committee Marks Up Tobacco Legislation; National Institute of Justice Conference; Scientists Guide to APA Convention On-line; Apply Now for the 2008-2009 APA Science Policy Fellowship