The initial resumption of operations longest government shutdown in US history ended after 35 days with a continuing resolution reopening the government through February 15.
NSF, which was closed during the shutdown, has released guidance regarding the initial resumption of operations on items including the impact on existing due dates and grant conditions.
The deadline for the NIH request for feedback on reducing administrative burden on researchers has been extended until February 20.
The American Brain Coalition, the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, SfN and the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus held a briefing entitled ‘Bench to Bedside: Building from Neuroscience Research Discoveries’ on January 29.
Ways to Advocate for Science Throughout Your Career
Watch Ways To Advocate for Science Throughout Your Career, a recording of the 2018 Public Advocacy Forum, Advocacy in Four Dimensions, at Neuroscience 2018. Neuroscientists from across the field share ways to broaden your impact, advocate in small ways, and improve lives.
Building and Maintaining Relationships with Members of Congress
Register now for the advocacy webinar on February 28 at 2:00pm EST, which provides the “how-to” for connecting with your congressional delegation.
International Policy Memo Competition
The National Science Policy Network (NSPN) is collaborating with the Journal of Science Policy and Governance (JSPG) on an international policy memo writing competition. Prizes include cash and a publication in a special issue of JSPG this summer. The deadline for submissions is March 1.
Neuroscience Scholars Program Open to Underrepresented Grads and Postdocs
The Neuroscience Scholars Program is now accepting applications! This award-winning program enhances careers and builds a community for underrepresented graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Applications close February 21.