APA Science Policy News

Science Directorate
September 2012

APA Science Policy News (September 2012)

PCORI announces workshops to refine research agenda

PCORI announces workshops to refine research agenda

The three workshops will be held in Washington, D.C., in October and December.

Psychology well represented at NIDA Advisory Council Meeting

Four of the seven newly appointed council members are psychologists.

NICHD appoints new Director of Extramural Research

New Associate Director for Extramural Research Dr. Cathy Spong is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist.

Funding news: President expected to sign six-month funding bill; White House releases report detailing potential sequestration cuts

Funding is steady — unless Congress allows sequestration to happen in January.