News/Announcements

3rd Annual ECDE Summit 2016 in Kisumu Kenya

02/25/2016
The 3rd Annual ECDE Summit 2016 will be held on Tuesday May 17th to Thursday May 19th, 2016 at The Great Lakes University of Kisumu (http://gluk.ac.ke/) in Kisumu County, Kenya.

Child in the City 2016 Call for Papers Deadline Extended

02/25/2016
The deadline for submitting abstracts and paper presentations for the Child in the City conference 2016 has been extended to March 31, 2016. Child in the City 2016 offers:

Call for Applications: Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program

02/24/2016
Deadline for submission: April 15, 2016 The Jacobs Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 call for applications for its Research Fellowship Program. The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is an internationally open, competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers focusing on child and youth development.

Call for Papers

02/24/2016
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research is inviting manuscripts for a Special Issue on gender-typed toys and play in children’s development with Guest Editors Erica S. Weisgram and Lisa M. Dinella.  Gender differences in toy interests and play styles are large and have been found to have important effects on the cognitive and social skills that children develop. In this Special Issue, the editors invite manuscripts from a variety of different perspectives that examine the complex causes and consequences of gender-typed toy interests and play styles.

2016 Moynihan Prize Recipients Announced

02/17/2016
The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) is pleased to announce social policy experts Ron Haskins and Isabel Sawhill as the winners of the 2016 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize. Each year, the Moynihan Prize is given to a leading policy-maker, social scientist or public intellectual whose career demonstrates the value of using social science evidence to advance the public good.

Registration Open for the International MA Program in Child Development for Developing Countries

02/15/2016
The University of Haifa has launched The International MA Program in Child Development for Developing Countries, designed to increase the professional knowledge of childcare professionals who work with children.

Registration Open for 3rd Annual ECDE Summit

02/12/2016
The 3rd Annual ECDE Summit 2016 registration is still open. The summit is scheduled to be held on Tuesday May 17th to Thursday May 19th, 2016 in Kisumu County, Kenya.  

Registration Open for Early Experience and Sensitive Periods in Development

02/11/2016
Early Experience and Sensitive Periods in DevelopmentEttore Majorana centre, Erice, ItalyAugust 1- September 5Website: http://old.unipr.it/arpa/mirror/erice201608/index.htm

APS Annual Meeting - May 26-29, 2016

02/10/2016
Invited Symposium: Frontiers in Social Neuroscience: Advancing Understanding of Human DevelopmentCo-sponsored by APS and the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD) Ronald E. Dahl (Co-chair) University of California, Berkeley Pamela E. Davis-Kean (Co-chair) University of Michigan Christopher S. Monk University of Michigan Katie McLaughlin University of Washington

Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant in Early Child Development is Accepting Submissions

02/09/2016
The Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant provides support for students interested in a career in global early child development who are from or doing research in low- or middle-income countries. The Grant includes US $5,000 to support dissertation research and a 2-year student membership to SRCD.

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