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FABBS a Cosponsor for Understanding Diversity in STEM: WMPD Day

The release of the 2021 biennial report, “Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities (WMPD) in Science and Engineering,” inspired a day of online events dedicated to recognizing the progress that has been made and understanding the gaps that remain in the state of diversity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

The United States Congress first mandated the National Science Foundation (NSF) to transmit a biennial report on minorities and women in scientific and

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FABBS Supports Efforts to Advance Open Science

As the federal government and scientific societies work to increase the openness of science, FABBS is supporting a NASEM study on behavioral ontology, providing information on federal requirements and successful examples of sharing, and informing federal policies and practices.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has announced the committee members of the Accelerating Behavioral Science Through Ontology Development and Use, of which FABBS is one of the

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Upcoming Webinars on Data Sharing and Health and Education Research to Policy

February 3, 2021

FABBS is pleased to announce two webinars this month that we would like to highlight.

Data Sharing and Citation: How Societies Can Make a DifferenceFriday, February 5 at 10:00 am ET

This is the first in a 12-part series to provide societies and their journals with information and resources to increase relevant and meaningful data sharing. The speakers for this session are:

Shelley Stall, American Geophysical Union (bio)Juliane Baron, Federation of

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Data Sharing Seminar Series for Societies

FABBS is joining forces with several other organizations to provide societies and their journals with information and resources to help their communities be more knowledgeable and prepared to share data (and software) in a way that is relevant and meaningful for each discipline.

This is a 12-month series.

These seminars are monthly through January 2022 held on the first Friday of each month at 10am ET (14:00 UTC). There will be 2-3 speakers with ~30 minutes of Q&A and discussion

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