Science Policy Insider News

Science Directorate
November 2007

Science Policy Insider News (November 2007)

Psychologists Discuss Underage Drinking Research on Capitol Hill

On November 15, Science GRO staff, working in conjunction with the Addiction, Treatment and Recovery (ATR) Caucus in the House of Representatives, held the first educational briefing sponsored by the Friends of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) coalition.

Science Leadership Conference Takes Psychological Science to the Hill

In October, the Science Directorate held its Third Annual Science Leadership Conference (SciLC), Adventures in Advocacy: Training the Civic Scientist.

APA Science Directorate and Divisions Provide Feedback to NIH on Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

The NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research recently asked for comments about the basic behavioral and social sciences research that is supported, or should be supported, by NIH.

Also in this Issue

Applications Due in January for APA Science Policy Fellowship; Ninth Friends of NIDA Briefing Focuses on Tobacco Dependence; Psychologists Featured in Capitol Hill Briefing on Driver Safety; Update on NIH Appropriations--Uncertainty; Congressional Staff Tour NICHD Research Facilities; NIMH Releases Draft Strategic Plan;