Fellowship Opportunity: Dissertation Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
The National Institute of Justice, the scientific research arm of the Department of Justice, is looking for doctoral students with innovative research that aims to solve problems faced by criminal justice practitioners. The deadline to apply for a Social and Behavioral Science Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) is December 15, 2015. Academic institutions can submit applications on behalf of promising students in the final stages of their dissertation program, whose research is relevant to preventing and controlling crime and ensuring the fair and impartial administration of justice. Awarded applicants will receive up to $32,000 in stipend and research support.
“Motivation and Social Perception” Call for Submission
We are pleased to invite you to submit symposium and poster proposals for the upcoming conference “Motivation and Social Perception”, to be held 19–21 July 2016 in Gdansk, Poland. The conference will be jointly organized by the University of Gdansk, the Jagiellonian University, and Society for the Study of Motivation.
23rd Biennial Congress on Human Ethology
The 23rd Biennial Congress on Human Ethology, sponsored by the International Society for Human Ethology (ISHE) and the University of Stirling, will be held at the University of Stirling, Scotland, from August 1–5, 2016. The 2016 academic program will include several invited speakers, other oral presentations, and a poster session. Confirmed plenary speakers include Malinda Carpenter, Robin Dunbar, David Perrett and Benoist Schaal. The cultural program will include a banquet dinner and extracurricular activities. ISHE provides financial support for students who are first author presenters of accepted conference proposals.
Society for Research in Child Development Policy Fellowships for 2016–2017
SRCD is seeking applications for upcoming Policy Fellowships for 2016–2017. There are two types of Fellowships: Congressional and Executive Branch. 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. Fellows work as resident scholars within their federal agency or Congressional office placements. Fellowships are full-time immersion experiences and run from September 1st through August 31st.
6th International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection Biennial Meeting
The 6th International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection Biennial Meeting, hosted by the International Society on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection (ISIPAR), will take place from June 7–10, 2016, in Madrid, Spain. This Congress will provide an opportunity to evaluate what ISIPAR has accomplished and to also define goals for the next decade that help the Society fulfill its mission: to support and encourage research and practice related to issues of interpersonal acceptance and rejection. Early abstract submission begins September 28, 2015. The deadline for the submission of symposia, papers, and posters is February 29, 2016. Submission guidelines can be found here.
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University is now accepting applications for residential fellowships for the 2016-17 academic year. Imagine a place where great minds are brought together to confront the problems of the day, where original interdisciplinary thinking is the norm, where extraordinary collaborations become possible, where ideas can change our world. CASBS was founded as such a place in 1954 and remains so today. CASBS has hosted generations of scholars and scientists who come for a year as fellows.