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Policy Fellowships: Society for Research in Child Development

The Society for Research in Child Development, SRCD, is seeking applications for upcoming Policy Fellowships for 2013-2014. There are two types of Fellowships: Congressional and Executive Branch which both provide Fellows with exciting opportunities to come to Washington, DC and use their research skills in child development outside of the academic setting to inform public policy. Deadline to apply: December 15, 2012 ... More>


Observer Article

Employee Interests Predict How They Will Perform on the Job

When evaluating job applicants, employers want to be sure that they choose the right person for the job. New research suggests that a different factor — employee interests — may be a better way to predict who will perform well on the job. ... More>


Student Notebook

Ten Tips for Applying to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Adam Putnam shares key strategies for drafting a competitive application, specifically for National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. ... More>


Observer Article

Tips for Reeling in Grants From Scientists Who Know

Lisa Feldman Barrett, Lisbeth Nielsen, Melissa W. Riddle, Emily Falk, Betty Turner, and Rebecca A. Ferrer share their wisdom about federal funding. ... More>


Federal Funding for Basic Psychological Science

Federal funding panel

With tight budgets and dramatic cuts in federal funding, can researchers realistically hope for government funding for their work? This was the topic of conversation at the Federal Funding for Basic Psychological Science Workshop, held Thursday in Chicago at the 24th APS Annual Convention. ... More>