Fulbright Canada Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs
Fulbright Canada and the Norlien Foundation have partnered to create and support a program of Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs in Brain Science, and Child and Family Health and Wellness. At one of Alberta’s three research intensive universities, the scholar(s) would conduct translational research that would improve current approaches to preventing and treating addiction and mental health issues. This short notice funding opportunity, valued at US$35,000 for a four month residential exchange, closes on August 1, 2014. Below you will find more details regarding the award. Interested candidates should email Brad Hector (firstname.lastname@example.org) Program Officer for Scholars.
4th European Conference on Symptom Validity Assessment
The 4th European Conference on Symptom Validity Assessment will be held June 11–12, 2015, in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Visit www.tmfi.nl/symptomvalidity for more information.
Advancing the Science of Imagination: Toward an “Imagination Quotient”
Award amounts up to $200,000. The Imagination Institute announces an international grants competition for research and intervention projects on the measurement and improvement of imagination. Deadline: September 30, 2014 For more information go to: imagination-institute.org
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2014 Annual Meeting
The HFES 2014 Annual Meeting will be held October 27–31, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
Character Lab Opens Request for Proposals
Character Lab, a nonprofit cofounded by Angela Duckworth, is working to help fund, and eventually scale, interventions to boost student character strengths and skills in school settings. To this end, we are excited to share with you Character Lab's Request for Proposals (RFP), which can be found at www.characterlab.org/research/2014-rfp/. Through this RFP, Character Lab will award a total of $1.2 million in grants to support the execution of two-year, school-based research projects focused on grit, self-control, gratitude, open-mindedness and/or prosocial purpose during the 2015–2016 and 2016–2017 school years. Each proposal may request up to $300,000.
Post-Doctoral Fellowships for American Researchers in All Academic Disciplines
The United States–Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), the Fulbright commission for Israel, offers fellowships to American post-doctoral researchers in support of work to be carried out at Israeli universities during the course of the 2015/2016–2016/2017 academic years. Application Deadline 1 August 2014. For Full announcement visit http://j.mp/Fulbright_AssPsychological_Science.