Science Policy Insider News

Science Directorate
October 2008

Science Policy Insider News (October 2008)

Friends of NIAAA Sponsor Treatment Briefing

On October 8, Science GRO staff organized the second in a series of educational briefings for Capitol Hill staff on behalf of the Friends of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Seeks Input on Long-Range Plan

Calling all scientists who are funded by NIAMS or who conduct research on health that impacts management of chronic disease: NIAMS is seeking your input as it develops its next long-range plan (2010 – 2014).

Also in this Issue

APA Psychologist at Forefront of Juvenile Justice Reform; NIMH Seeks Candidates for Two Top Positions; President Extends Authorization of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; NSF Searches for New Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences Division Director; NICHD Examines Role of Animals in Child Development