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CUR Highlights Undergrad Voices on Capitol Hill

May 12, 2022

Posters on the Hill graphic from CUR.org

FABBS congratulates the undergraduate students and their mentors in the behavioral and brain sciences featured in the Council on Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill 2022 that took place virtually on April 26-27. The annual event celebrates the impressive work of the accepted students across disciplines and supports the messages of the importance of undergraduate research at the federal level.

CUR is an organization of

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NASEM Workshop Explores Institutional Barriers and Incentives for Engaged Research

November 18. 2021

The National Academies of Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education has a Standing Committee on Advancing Science Communication that brings together diverse disciplines contributing to science communication research and practice with a mission ‘to more effectively engage all communities with science in ways that are equitable, evidence-based, and inclusive.’ On November 12, the Committee hosted a workshop on Institutional Barriers and

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Advisory Committee to the Director – Updates from the NIH

June 18, 2021

The Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) held its 122nd meeting on June 10th and 11th to provide expert guidance on a range of timely topics.

See the June 10th agenda and video.

See the June 11th agenda and video.

NIH Director, Francis S. Collins, opened the meeting with a report on endeavors in different areas and disciplines of science across the NIH that continue to progress despite restrictions of convening in person. He

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