Tag: science

CFP: Health, Wellness, Society (Conference & Journal)

The International Advisory Board is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Third International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society and the call for submissions to the peer-reviewed International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society. The Health and Wellness Conference will be held 15 - 16 March 2013 at the Escola Paulista de … Continue reading CFP: Health, Wellness, Society (Conference & Journal)

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CFP: Science Policy, Social Values

Call for Papers: Science-Policy Interactions and Social Values | Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology conference on Science-Policy Interactions and Social Values at the University of Texas at Dallas, April 13-14th, 2012 The Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology seeks proposals for papers and symposia for a conference to wrap up … Continue reading CFP: Science Policy, Social Values

Chronicle: NIH Offers Less Money, New Priorities, More Oversight

Reported today in The Chronicle of Higher Education: Six months into his job as NIH director, Francis S. Collins is close to announcing new ethics rules for universities and their scientists, to ensure that medical research isn't corrupted by corporate financing. That may not be the only shake-up. In an interview last week with The … Continue reading Chronicle: NIH Offers Less Money, New Priorities, More Oversight

Your Input Requested: Federal Open Gov’t Initiative

From the American Academy of Science: We have been asked to relay to the broad scientific community the following opportunity to advise US government policymaking deliberations. You can read the latest updates at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/open   or http://www.members-aaas.org/l.jsp?d=3273.376355.654.0q2V39Nek   The Obama Administration is seeking public input on policies concerning access to publicly-funded research results, such as those … Continue reading Your Input Requested: Federal Open Gov’t Initiative

CNN: $5 Billion in New Fed ARRA Grants

According to a news item today on the CNN Web site: WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama, in an effort to stimulate the economy and support critical research, will announce $5 billion in grants when he visits the National Institutes of Health on Wednesday, according to an administration official. President Obama and Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius … Continue reading CNN: $5 Billion in New Fed ARRA Grants