Psychological Science Agenda
Program ACTIVE: Addressing the Need for Accessible Depression Treatment in a Rural Population with DiabetesBy Mary de Groot
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
- Making the Case for Behavioral and Social Research
The aim here is to help frame priorities for the federal agencies that fund research in the SBE sciences, and to highlight the importance of sustaining and growing the federal investment in SBE research across those agencies.
By Steven Breckler
FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL
- Research Funding Opportunities from NSF, NIH, CDC, and DOD
Funding announcements for interdisciplinary research and training that are appropriate for psychological scientists.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- Nonhuman Animal Research DVD Released
The APA Committee on Animal Research and Ethics (CARE) has released a DVD containing two new segments in its video series on the contributions of nonhuman animal research within basic and applied behavioral science.
By Sangeeta Panicker
- APA to Sponsor Four Advanced Training Institutes in 2009; Line-Up Includes a New Topic – Data Mining
Through lectures, labs, and discussions, expert instructors lead participants to understand how new methods and technologies can be applied within psychological science.
By Nicolle Singer
- Speakers Chosen for 2009 APA Distinguished Scientist Lecture Program
Psychologists Alice H. Eagly, Susan Goldin-Meadow, and James S. Jackson have been selected as speakers for the 2009 APA Distinguished Scientist Lecture Program.
By Rachel Martin
- Psychological Science Highlighted at NICHD Advisory Council Meeting
Duane Alexander stated that the institute had funded 1,799 research project grants in FY08.
By Karen Studwell
- NIH Launches New Research Project Tracking System
The RCDC is part of a broader effort by NIH to provide information about its operations and expenditures and the results of the research it supports.
By Karen Studwell
- 2009 Troland Research Award Recipients
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced the names of 18 researchers in a variety of fields who will be honored this year with awards that recognize extraordinary scientific achievement.
By Kirk Waldroff
- Presidential Early Career Awards Part II: More Psychologist Winners
Please join the APA Science Directorate in congratulating these individuals who have received the highest honor bestowed upon junior scientists by the U.S. government.
By Patricia Kobor
- February Announcements
Graduate Students – Apply Now for an APA Convention Student Travel Award; Call for Nominations: APA Meritorious Research Service Commendation; Call for Nominations: APA Departmental Award for Culture of Service in the Psychological Sciences; Call for Nominations: APA Award for Distinguished Service to Psychological Sciences; The Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Awards Available