Announcing the Second Annual Diversity WeekendSponsored by the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota The Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota is pleased to announce its second annual Diversity Weekend scheduled for October 12-14, 2016, on the Minneapolis campus.
John P. McGovern Award Lecture in the Behavioral Sciences The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) invites nominations of prominent behavioral scientists to deliver the John P. McGovern Award Lecture in the Behavioral Sciences at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston (February 16-20).
The APF Division 37 Diane J. Willis Early Career Award supports talented young psychologists making contributions towards informing, advocating for, and improving the mental health and well-being of children and families particularly through policy. The APF Division 37 Diane J. Willis Early Career Award: Advances public understanding of mental health and improve the well-being of children and families through policy and service. Encourages promising early career psychologists to continue work in this area. Applicants must be:
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is accepting nominations for Life Achievement Awards in the Application, Practice, Public Interest, and Science of Psychology Below are links to the Call for Nominations for the APF's 2017 Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement in Psychology. Gold Medal Awards are given in each of the following areas:
The Planning Committee of the International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI) announces its 6th Conference“Children in a World of Opportunities: Innovations in Research, Policy and Practice” which will convene in Montreal, Canada on June 28-30, 2017.
The William T. Grant Foundation is pleased to announce a funding opportunity that may be of interest. William T. Grant Foundation is one of the few foundations that exclusively funds research, and one of the only to support research that studies the uptake of research evidence in policy, programs, and practice. The Foundation is entering the second phase of this work, and is interested in learning strategies to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit young people. The Foundation's new focus includes:
On June 27-29, 2016, the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention and My Brother's Keeper Task Force will sponsor the Fifth National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence in Baltimore, MD.
APA is requesting proposals for for the 2017 Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award. The award recognizes significant career contributions of a psychologist who has a proven track record as an exceptional teacher of psychology. The recipient of this award will receive a $2,000 award, a $1,000 travel stipend and round-trip airfare to the 2017 APA convention, a plaque presented at the APA convention, and will be invited to give a special address at the APA convention.
The 2016 Occasional Temperament Conference will be held October 21-22, 2016 at the Talaris Conference Center Hosted by the University of Washington and Washington State University. Preconference meetings will be held October 20th. For full details on symposia topics, poster submissions, and registration, please visit http://depts.washington.edu/ccfwb/content/2016-occasional-temperament-conference.