Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)

Upcoming Funding for Institutional Research Programs in Data Analytics for Behavioral Sciences Research

Upcoming Funding for Institutional Research Programs in Data Analytics for Behavioral Sciences Research

NIH has released a notice of an intent to solicit applications for institutions interested in leading behavioral sciences predoctoral training programs focusing on computational and/or data science approaches. More

Funding for Research in Health and Behavior

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has announced funding opportunities of potential interest to psychological scientists. NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research (OBSSR), in conjunction with several other NIH institutes, is looking to support efforts to conduct intensive longitudinal analysis of health behaviors, with a focus on leveraging More

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

Divided Attention: OBSSR’s Chief Named Acting Director of NIAAA

The highest ranking behavioral science official at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is now also an acting institute director. Sounds ripe for a case study in divided attention and individual capacity for multitasking. Soon after the start of the new year, Raynard S. Kington, currently serving as director of More