Science Policy Insider News

Science Directorate
November 2011

Science Policy Insider News (November 2011)

Psychologists visit 143 Hill offices to support funding for substance abuse research

Science Policy Insider News November 2011

The scientists advocated for funding for NIH as well as critical VA and DOD projects

APA recommends rigorous review of tobacco products

The tobacco industry is claiming that all of its new products are substantially equivalent to existing products

Rep. Lipinski amends draft bill to include social science research

“We can and must do more to increase the disaster resiliency of our communities"

NSF gets increase in funding for fiscal year 2012

Previous versions of the Commerce/Justice/Science bill had flat-funded the agency

House Subcommittee holds hearing on education research

The Department of Education's budget includes less than one percent investment in research and dissemination

We're following the money

Pat Kobor of the APA Science Government Relations staff is blogging about the federal budget this year

APA Executive Branch Science Fellowship announcement

Psychological scientists will spend a full year working as special assistants in a federal science agency on research administration and policy

Happy anniversary to the Consortium of Social Science Associations

Scientists and policymakers paid tribute to COSSA’s important thirty years of commitment to supporting research in the behavioral and social science disciplines