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Thrive at Work at Home

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In an effort to respond to these challenging times, Professor Sharon Parker and the team at the Centre for Transformative Work Design, Future of Work Institute, Curtin University, Western Australia, have launched a critical Thrive at Work at Home survey study to investigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on work and well-being.

We would welcome your participation and are keen to hear from you if you are working from home at least part of the time, or are likely to be working from home soon. Participation involves 4 weekly 30 minute surveys followed by 5 monthly 30 minute surveys (6 months in total).

APA Board of Directors Call For Nominations

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Nominations are sought for three positions on the 2021 APA Board of Directors:

Two Members-at-Large (one of whom must be an early career psychologist) and one Public Member.

The term of service for all positions is January 1, 2021-December 31, 2023.  Newly elected Board members will also attend the Board meeting in early December 2020.

The Needs Assessment, Slating and Campaigns Committee (NASCC) aims to maintain a balanced Board of Directors that reflects the demographic and disciplinary diversity of the APA membership. NASCC conducted a comprehensive needs assessment that included a review of the composition of the 2020 Board of Directors as well as an assessment of the organizational priorities of APA.  Below, we provide lists of both general and specific qualities we are seeking in nominees:

Meeting of the Advisory Committee (AC) to the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE) National Science Foundation (NSF)

Thursday, June 4, 2020 (all times EDT) via Zoom (see instructions below) Draft Agenda

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11:00 am – 11:10 am Welcome, Introductions, Approval of Previous AC Meeting Summary
Dr. Karen Cook, SBE AC Chair
11:10 am – Noon SBE Update
Dr. Arthur Lupia, Assistant Director (AD), SBE

Build and Broaden: Enabling New Social, Behavioral and Economic Science
Collaborations with Minority-Serving Institutions
Dr. Kellina Craig-Henderson, Deputy AD, SBE

Strengthening American Infrastructure
Dr. Marc Sebrechts, Division Director (DD), SBE Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences

Societal Experts Action Network
Dr. Daniel Goroff, DD, SBE Division of Social and Economic Sciences

Science and Engineering Indicators: Highlights
Ms. Emilda Rivers, DD, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
Noon – 12:15 pm National Institutes of Health (NIH) Activities related to COVID-19
Dr. William Riley, Director, NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Break
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Exploring Collaboration between SBE and the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE)
(jointly with CISE AC)
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm – 3:40 pm SBE AC Member Research Presentations
Dr. Willie Pearson, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Ravon Fouché, Purdue University
3:40 pm – 3:50 pm Break
3:50 pm – 4:00 pm Farewell to and Reflections from Outgoing SBE AC Chair
Dr. Arthur Lupia, AD, SBE
Dr. Karen Cook, SBE AC Chair
4:00 pm – 4:20 pm Wrap-up, Assignments, Closing Remarks
Dr. Arthur Lupia, AD, SBE
Dr. Karen Cook, SBE AC Chair
4:20 pm Adjourn
 

Advance registration for the meeting is required: https://nsf.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_7z9g-vrtR_yti-mV4xUdsw
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American Psychological Foundation/ The Trust Grant in Honor of Eric A. Harris, EdD, JD: $5,000

Extended Deadline: June 1, 2020 (11:45 pm HST/ Hawaii Time)

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APF/The Trust Grant in Honor of Eric A. Harris, EdD, JD, will support an early career psychologist or graduate student for research or projects in the area of ethics and risk management.

Online application portal: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=apa&

Questions? Please contact APF's program coordinator, Julia, at jwatson@apa.org.

Proposals will be evaluated on:

  1. Innovative and potential impact qualities
  2. Quality, viability and promise of proposed work
  3. Clear and comprehensive methodology
  4. Practicality of budget

American Psychological Foundation funding opportunities

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American Psychological Foundation
Apply online for all programs here:
https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=apa&
FAQ: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/grants/faqs
Questions? Email APF’s program coordinator, Julia, at jwatson@apa.org .


Upcoming Deadlines


APF COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant: $20,000
Due May 1, 2020

In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the American Psychological Foundation is allocating funding to support psychological research that will provide insights that will help psychologists to work with individuals, families, and groups who are struggling to cope during these challenging times. This grant will fall under APF Visionary Grant priorities of using psychology to solve social problems. The COVID-19 crisis is certainly a major social problem.
More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/covid-19-response?tab=1

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