NASEM Seeking Environmental Health Committee Experts
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Standing Committee on the Use of Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions seeks experts to plan a workshop exploring the influence of environmental exposures (e.g., pollutants) on mental and behavioral health outcomes. The workshop, planned for February, 2021, will focus on efforts to better integrate mental and behavioral health into multidisciplinary considerations of environmental health; new tools and technologies to assess mental and behavioral health outcomes; and ways in which mental and behavioral health impacts could be incorporated into environmental risk assessm…
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences 2021-22 Fellowships
The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University is now accepting applications for residential fellowships for the 2021–22 academic year. Applications from scholars and thinkers who are minorities broadly defined, women, and those who represent a wide variety of institutions and countries are encouraged. CASBS is particularly eager to receive applications from accomplished scholars and thinkers who engage with the significant societal challenges the Center focuses on, described here, and the research methods that support them.
Virtual Event: Careers in Data Science
IE University will host a virtual event, "Why Doctoral Students Make Great Data Scientists," at 6:30 pm GMT (12:30 pm EST) on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020. The talk, hosted by Inna Saboshchuk, a data scientist with a background in basic and applied social psychology, will provide an overview of some of the career options that exist for psychological scientists outside of academia, as well as an opportunity for students to ask any questions they may have on the topic. Register for this free event here.
Recruit Online Participants with Children Helping Science
Children Helping Science is a new field-wide resource offered by the Parent and Researchers Collaborative (PaRC) to assist researchers in recruiting online participants by making it easy for parents to find online studies. For more information, go to childrenhelpingscience.com or learn more about the PaRC here.
Call for Abstracts: Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change 2020 Conference
The Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change (BECC) 2020 Conference is accepting abstracts for posters, individual presentations, and panels through April 1, 2020. BECC, to be held December 6-9 in Washington, DC, presents behavioral research on how to encourage behavior change for energy and carbon savings, how to evaluate these programs, how to understand why individuals and groups change, and how to make these transitions in fair and equitable ways. Student fellowships are available for the conference through the Stanford University. The conference is co-convened by Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
Consortium of European Research on Emotion
The Consortium of European Research on Emotion (CERE) 2020 Conference in Granada, Spain, will run June 5-6. The deadline for abstract submission has been extended from January 15th to January 31th (23:59 CET). Abstracts can be submitted on the CERE 2020 submissions page.