News/Announcements

Urgent Call for Comments - Proposed Elimination of NSCH Question on Preschool Suspension and Expulsion

05/10/2017
The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing to delete from the 2017 National Survey of Children’s Health a question on whether children have experienced suspension or expulsion from child care or preschool. A number of organizations are writing letters to urge HHS to retain this question in its survey. HHS is accepting comments until May 11. Written comments must be sent to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-5806. Please reference OMB Control No. 0607-0990.

NIH Grant Writing Boot Camp Now Accepting Applications

05/03/2017
Now Accepting Applications for the NIH Grant Writing Boot Camp July 16-18, Washington DC The Ethnic and Racial Issues (ERI) committee is hosting a boot camp designed to assist developmental scientists of African descent seeking external funding. The boot camp is made possible thanks to funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The boot camp will take place from July 17 – 18th in the SRCD Washington DC office. Eligibility for boot camp participation includes the following:

Invention & Intervention: Blending Research with Practice to Develop Effective Media for Youth

04/25/2017
Invention & Intervention: Blending Research with Practice to Develop Effective Media for Youth A preconference by the Children, Adolescents, and the Media division at the 2017 annual conference of the ICA (Thursday, May 25, 2017, San Diego, CA)

Call for proposals: $5,000 The Lizette Peterson-Homer Memorial Research Grant

04/24/2017
$5,000 for research into the psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries for children and adolescents

Memorial Service for Professor Robert Hinde - Saturday May 13th

04/20/2017
B.Sc. (London), M.A., D.Phil. (Oxon), Sc.D., F.R.S., F.B.A. 26 OCTOBER 1923 – 23 DECEMBER 2016 FELLOW 1951–1954, 1958–1989 and 1994–2016 TUTOR 1958–1963 MASTER 1989–1994 ROYAL SOCIETY RESEARCH PROFESSOR IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY 1963–1989 Memorial Service will be held in St John’s College Chapel on Saturday 13 May 2017 at 12 noon

SRCD Pre-doctoral Summer Internship at NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

04/20/2017
The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) is excited to announce that it will be sponsoring a pre-doctoral internship this summer at the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research on the NIH campus. 

CALL FOR ARTICLES

04/18/2017
RSF: THE RUSSELL SAGE FOUNDATION JOURNAL OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES Issue and Conference on Using Administrative Data for Social Science and Policy Edited by Andrew M. Penner University of California, Irvine and Kenneth A. Dodge Duke University

Flux Congress: Call for Abstracts

04/12/2017
  Call for abstracts now open! The call for abstracts for Flux 5.0 is open. All Flux members are invited to submit an abstract for poster presentation. During the submission process you may choose to be considered for the following:

SRCD members and developmental scientists:

04/12/2017
The March for Science is happening all over the world!  If you plan to march for science on April 22, 2017, please remember to register for the march (for any city) at: www.marchforscience.com/rsvp The organization also appreciates any donations:www.marchforscience.com/donate

Call for Proposals: $2,000 Division 42 Steven O. Walfish Grants

03/31/2017
$2,000 grant to support the next generation of student and early career practitioner psychologists The Steven O. Walfish Grants are supported by the Division 42 Next Generation Fund which seeks to support the next generation of student and early career practitioner psychologists to expand the knowledge base in the practice of psychology.

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