National Institute on Aging (NIA)

RAND Summer Institute Announces Two Conferences on Aging

RAND announces its two annual RAND Summer Institute conferences that address issues facing our aging population: The Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists on July 10–11, and the Demography, Economics, Psychology, and Epidemiology of Aging conference on July 12–13, 2017. The conferences will convene at the RAND Corporation headquarters in Santa More

Joint NIA-AGS Conference on Sleep: Application Now Available

“Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Aging: New Avenues for Improving Brain Health, Physical Health, and Functioning” — the second in a three-part series of U13 Bedside-to-Bench Conferences — will be held October 4–6, 2015, in Bethesda, Maryland. Sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and the American Geriatrics Society, the conference will More

Secondary Analyses and Archiving of Social and Behavioral Datasets in Aging

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) recently issued two R03 grant announcements. R03 grants support small research projects that can be carried out in a short period of time with limited resources. The announcements are soliciting applications for (1) secondary analysis of data on aging in the areas of psychology More

Tips for Reeling in Grants From Scientists Who Know

With tight budgets and dramatic cuts in federal funding, psychological scientists — like everyone else — are feeling the pinch. Knowing where to find funding and knowing the tricks of the grant writing trade, so to speak, gives researchers an edge in the hunt for precious federal resources. Thankfully for More

NIA Announces New Funding Opportunities

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has announced two funding opportunities for psychological scientists. According to the NIA, the goal of this initiative is to generate interdisciplinary applications “examining social, emotional and economic behaviors of relevance to aging” using an approach that investigates both relevant behaviors and the underlying genetics More