Facets of Funding: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Learn about the benefits, eligibility requirements, and details of applying to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The 2022 deadline for psychology students is October 18.
Policy Watch: U.S. Lawmakers Offer Support for Science With Key Legislation
President Biden has signed into law a landmark, bipartisan legislation, the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, which provides increased funding and new initiatives at federal science agencies.
Careers Up Close: Andy DeSoto on Optimism, Self-Awareness, and the Gratifying Work of Science Advocacy
Cognitive psychologist Andy DeSoto was a key member of the APS staff for 7 years and leaves a legacy that includes a highly impactful government relations and policy program.
National Academies Release Consensus Report on Ontologies in Behavioral Science
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has issued a new set of recommendations on the use of scientific ontologies in a new report cosponsored by APS.
Funding and Policy: Science and Policy Intersect in Public Health Program at APS 2022
Headlining science policy programs at APS 2022 was a special panel organized by U.S. government scientists and behavioral research experts on public health and vaccine policy.
New Report Finds “Gaps and Variation” in Behavioral Science at NIH
A new NIH report emphasizes the importance of behavioral science in improving health, observes that support for these sciences at NIH is unevenly distributed, and makes recommendations for how to improve their support at the agency.