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FABBS Supports ‘Bipartisan Civic Engagement Initiative’ to Increase Public’s Scientific Awareness

September 20, 2018

FABBS has partnered with Research!America (R!A) and 15 like-minded organizations to support the Bipartisan Civic Engagement Initiative (BCEI) designed to incentivize and encourage civic engagement by early-career scientists/researchers with the public and candidates running for national office …

FABBS Honors Michael Tanenhaus

September 20, 2018

Michael K. Tanenhaus is the Beverly Petterson Bishop and Charles W. Bishop Professor in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester. He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1978. After being an Assistant and …

Changing Broader Social Stereotypes is Our Best Chance of Ending Implicit Bias

September 20, 2018

Educated and enlightened?  Chances are you’re discriminating and don’t even realize it.

“If you do nothing and just try not to discriminate, you’re going to discriminate,” explains B. Keith Payne, co-author with Heidi A. Vuletich of “Policy …

NICHD to Update Strategic Plan: Opportunities for Input

September 20, 2018

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) recently announced its plans to update its strategic plan . NICHD plays a significant role in supporting behavioral and brain science research and research …

NIH Soliciting Feedback on Future Directions for the BRAIN Initiative

September 20, 2018

As NIH reaches the midpoint on the BRAIN Initiative, described in BRAIN 2025: A Scientific Vision, the agency is seeking input (NOT-NS-18-075) to guide updates to the plan for the next five years. According to NIH, the …

NSF Launches 2026 Idea Machine Prize Competition

September 20, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the launch of the NSF 2026 Idea Machine, a competition to seek the public’s input in setting the U.S. research agenda in fundamental research. The 2026 Idea Machine builds on the …

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