News/Announcements

SRCD endorses March for Science

03/23/2017
As one of the largest international organizations focused on the science of child development, the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about child development and to evidence-based policy. For these reasons, the Executive Committee of the Governing Council of SRCD fully endorses the March for Science to be held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on April 22, 2017.

New Funding Opportunity from William T. Grant Foundation

03/22/2017
The William T. Grant Foundation is excited to announce a new funding opportunity for research institutions working in partnership with youth-serving organizations in a range of systems, such as education, justice, child welfare, mental health, immigration, and workforce development. The Institutional Challenge Grant encourages research institutions to build sustained research-practice partnerships with public agencies or nonprofit organizations in order to reduce inequality in youth outcomes.

Call for Proposals: $1,000 Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grant

03/22/2017
$1,000 for innovative research, education, and intervention efforts that advance psychological knowledge of the connection between behavior and health

Call for Conference Papers: Society for the Study of Human Development (SSHD)

03/09/2017
The Society for the Study of Human Development (SSHD) invites proposal submissions for its biennial meeting. The 10th Biennial Meeting will be held in Providence, Rhode Island on October 6-8, 2017. The 10th Biennial Conference welcomes submissions examining relational processes at any level(s) in order to better understand, explain, and optimize human development over the life span/life course.

SSEA 2017 Submissions Extended to March 15th

03/08/2017
Submission for the call for proposals is extended until March 15th November 2-4, 2017 Washington, DC, USA The Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA) is still experiencing technical difficulties with their website host. They are hoping this will be fixed within 24-48 hours. Please use this link to submit a proposal.

Applying for William T. Grant Scholars Program Funding: New Resources

03/03/2017
Updated for 2017, our new William T. Grant Scholars application guide is now available online. The Scholars Program is a career development award tailored to early-career researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. The online application will open on April 24, 2017 at 3:00 PM EST. All applications must be received by July 6, 2017 at 3:00 PM EST.

Call for Conference Papers: Society for the Study of Human Development (SSHD)

03/01/2017
The Society for the Study of Human Development (SSHD) invites proposal submissions for its biennial meeting. The 10th Biennial Meeting will be held in Providence, Rhode Island on October 6-8, 2017. The 10th Biennial Conference welcomes submissions examining relational processes at any level(s) in order to better understand, explain, and optimize human development over the life span/life course.

Eleanor Maccoby Book Award in Developmental Psychology

02/27/2017
The Maccoby Award is presented to the author of a book in the field of psychology that has had or promises to have a profound effect on one or more of the areas represented by Developmental Psychology. Eligibility: Nominee must be an author, not an editor of the book. The book must have been published within the prior two years. Deadline: March 20, 2017. Publisher will be required to send copies to the Award Committee’s four or five committee members. How to Apply: Nominations should include:

Deadline Approaching for the Sidney W. & Janet R. Bijou Grant

02/23/2017
The Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) has a charitable sister organization, the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis (SABA), which awards The Sidney W. & Janet R. Bijou Grant, a significant research grant to doctoral students in child development. The next deadline for the Sidney W. & Janet R. Bijou Grant is March 1, 2017.

Lynn S. Liben Appointed Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development (Monographs) Editor

02/23/2017
The Governing Council and Publications Committee are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lynn S. Liben as Incoming Editor of Monographs.  Her term will begin in January 2019 and continue through December 2024.

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