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News from FABBS

FABBS reports on items of interest to many communities – scientists, policymakers, and the public. In our news, you will see updates on science funding and policy, articles that translate research for policy, and descriptions of the research contributions of scientists at all stages of their research careers.

FABBS Member Society Events in DC

November 6, 2019

On October 24, Prudence L. Carter (University of California, Berkeley), presented the AERA Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research. Her lecture, “A Shade Less Offensive”: School Integration as Radical Inclusion in the Pursuit of Educational Equity, was followed by a discussion forum moderated by Lauren Camera (U.S. News & World Report) and featuring speaker commentators Ary Amerikaner (The Education Trust) and Wade J. Henderson (Leadership Conference on

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Sudip Parikh to head AAAS

November 6, 2019

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has announced that Sudip Parikh will serve as the next chief executive officer and executive publisher of the Science family of journals. AAAS aims to “advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people.” The organization has extensive programs in policy analysis, diversifying the science and technology workforce, public engagement, science education, and

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Senate Holds Hearing on Research’s Contributions to the Economy, Congress Continues Deliberations over FY 2020 Budget

November 6, 2019

Last month, the newly formed subcommittee on Science, Oceans, Fisheries, and Weather of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee convened a hearing to discuss “the role that research and innovation play in ensuring U.S. leadership in the global economy.” With jurisdiction that includes the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),

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FABBS Announces Incoming and Returning Board Members

October 23, 2019

Board President,
Nora Newcombe, announces our incoming and continuing FABBS board officers and
members. “It is an honor to congratulate and welcome these accomplished
individuals to the FABBS board. Their professional experiences and topical
expertise will be a tremendous asset to the important work of FABBS to advance
the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.”

Philip Rubin, Ph.D., Yale University and Haskins Laboratories, will serve as President-elect. Dr. Rubin

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