October 19th at 7:30 a.m., the National Black Child Development Institute is hosting the Emerging Leaders Monday Morning Power Hour featuring a keynote address by Mr. John B. King, Jr., Deputy Secretary of Education. During the session, emerging leaders will have an opportunity to engage in conversations with Dr. Joan Lombardi, an international expert on child development and social policy. The event will be moderated by the renowned Dr.
Saturday 14th November – Sunday 15th November 2015 Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm Conference 2015: Rethinking Trauma and Resilience in the Context of Political Violence: New Directions in Research and Practice http://www.kingston.ac.uk/rethinkingtrauma Venue and address: John Galsworthy Building, Kingston University London, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK. Registration fees: £50 (£15 student rate)
Research in Human Development is offering FREE ACCESS to the new special issue, "Just one wish for the study of human development," through December 31st, 2015. Research in Human Development (RHD) is the official journal of the Society for the Study of Human Development (SSHD). Articles are available to read or download at http://tandf.msgfocus.com/q/1HiLTJjAQYDYASdFjQ0P7/wv.
2016 SRA Biennial Meeting AwardsCall for Nominations Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 SRA Biennial Meeting Awards. The six awards presented at the meeting are as follows:
The SRA Awards Committee announces a call for submissions for consideration for the four Social Policy Publication Awards (1) Best Authored Book, (2) Best Edited Book, (3) Best Article in a Peer-Reviewed Journal, and (4) Best Policy Report/Brief. Works published between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2015 are eligible for nomination. Those papers/books/reports that are in press and will be published by December 31, 2015 may be submitted as well. Submissions for the fourth award should be published or in press in a non-peer-reviewed outlet.
In celebration of 85 years of Child Development, SRCD and Wiley have put together a virtual issue of the 50 top-cited articles in CD’s history, organized by decade to draw attention to historical trends in the field. Find the entire virtual issue with links to the top articles at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1467-8624/homepage/VirtualIssuesPage.html.
As part our PhD program in the Department of Psychology at Brigham Young University, we are now offering a Developmental Psychology emphasis. We have faculty doing research on biological, cognitive, and social aspects of development from infancy through young adulthood. These faculty are active in research, are publishing in the top journals, and are passionate about mentoring graduate students. There are also numerous developmen
National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research
Call for papers -- Society for Research in Human Development Conference March 17-19, 2016, Denver, CO; Submissions due Nov. 1, 2015
Penn State Conference on The Biology of Stress, Maltreatment and Trauma: September 30 - October 1, 2015
Novel research in the science of stress biology has opened exciting new avenues for understanding how stress ‘gets under the skin’ providing real opportunities for translation. The fields of endocrinology/immunology, neuroscience and genomics are, independently and together, advancing knowledge that will change the way we think about how early-life stressors such as how child maltreatment and other forms of traumatic experiences become biologically embedded and can impact subsequent health, development and well-being.