Congress Stops NIH From Implementing New Clinical Trials Policy
Responding to objections from APS and other stakeholders, US lawmakers have directed the National Institutes of Health to delay a new policy that would reclassify basic research involving humans as “clinical trials.”
The US Office of Evaluation Sciences Releases 2016-2017 Results
The US Office of Evaluation Sciences (OES), a team of social and behavioral scientists tasked with designing and testing evidence-based interventions within the federal government, has released the results of their most recent evaluations of government programs.
New Tax Bill Preserves Tax Savings for Graduate Students and Loan Borrowers
The US Congressional conference committee tasked with consolidating the House and Senate tax bills finalized the new tax plan, which will keep graduate student waivers and student loan interest payments tax-free.
APS Opposes Tax Changes That Would Hit Grad Students
Provisions in a massive tax bill currently being debated in the US Congress will have significant negative economic impacts on graduate students.
Meet Crystal C. Hall, Office of Evaluation Sciences Fellow
Bringing Psychological Science to Public Policy: Meet Crystal C. Hall, Office of Evaluation Sciences Fellow A number of psychological scientists are engaged in the US government’s efforts to improve public programs and policies. The Office of