Psychological Science Agenda
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FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL
- Publishing Your Dissertation
Tips for publishing your dissertation
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- 2008 APA Meritorious Research Service Commendations Awarded
Psychologists at federal or non-federal research funding, regulatory or other agencies play a crucial role in the advancement of the discipline, through managing programs that fund psychological science, identifying new research opportunities and directions, formulating research policies, and promoting psychological research within their organizations.
- The 2008 APA Dissertation Research Award Recipients
Please join us in congratulating these outstanding students and APA Dissertation Research Award recipients.
- Get a Head Start for Graduate School
APA undergraduate summer programs are designed to give promising undergraduate students an opportunity to experience cutting-edge psychological methods through seminars and hands-on laboratory activities.
- NIMH Workgroup Releases Report on Training Next Generation of Researchers
As stated in its new Strategic Plan, NIMH’s objective is to “transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery and cure.”
- Anne Treisman is Winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award for Psychology
Treisman has worked to help explain how our brains build meaningful images from the bits of information we see.
- December 2008 Announcements
Applications Due in January for APA Executive Branch Science Fellowship; 2009 Advanced Training Institutes Announced; 2009 APA Convention Student Travel Awards; Research Funding Opportunities from NSF and NIH; Conference Announcement and Call for Posters: The Current Status and Future for Research and Applications on Cognitive Fatigue
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
Keep up with policy issues that affect psychological science at the national level.
Read the December 2008 issue of SPIN