Science Policy Insider News

Science Directorate
November 2010

Science Policy Insider News (November 2010)

IES board approves research priorities

Research priorities approved

The new priorities include developmental outcomes for infants and toddlers with disabilities

NIH director announces reorganization of substance use, abuse and addiction research

The reorganization will create a single institute including the research portfolios of the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Psychologists meet with Senator Pryor’s staff

Psychologists in APA’s government relations offices met with military and education staffers to discuss legislative support for military families

PCORI Board of Governors determines priorities at first public meeting

Priorities included empowering patients, focusing on underserved populations, and developing new research methodologies

Final Fiscal Year 2011 research funding still up in the air at press time

With the current Continuing Resolution set to expire on Friday, December 4, Congress will need to address Fiscal Year 2011 appropriations