Q&A with the Vision Sciences Society on their Upcoming Virtual Meeting
June 4th, 2020
VSS surveyed members when considering hosting a virtual conference; what did you learn from the responses?
It was clear that there was a significant appetite for a virtual meeting, particularly among students and post-docs. That said, we also learned that not everyone thought they would participate. Some are facing significant personal and professional challenges brought on by COVID-19, and others indicated that the thing they value most in our annual meeting isread more
Q&A with Ron Mangun, CNS President
April 30, 2020
The Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS), FABBS’ newest society, brings together scientists committed to understanding the nature of thought by investigating the psychological, computational, and neuroscientific basis of cognition. CNS had been scheduled to host their annual meeting in Boston on March 14 -17, 2020. Forced to cancel the in-person meeting due to the pandemic, CNS will be holding a virtual meeting on May 2-5, 2020, providing participants an opportunity to shareread more
Q&A with Mark Schneider, IES Director
April 15, 2020
Before joining IES, Mark Schneider was a vice president and an Institute Fellow at American Institutes for Research (AIR) and President of College Measures. Prior to joining AIR, Dr. Schneider served as Commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics from 2005–2008. In 2013, the Chronicle of Higher Education selected him as one of the 10 people who had the most impact on higher education policy that year.
For those who aren’t familiar, what is theread more
Q&A with Bill Riley, NIH OBSSR
February 26, 2020
William T. Riley, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
What is the role of OBSSR at NIH?
Congress established the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social
Sciences Research (OBSSR) to coordinate behavioral and social sciences
research (BSSR) conducted
and supported by the NIH institute and centers (ICs), and to identify and
develop research initiatives in collaboration with the NIH