Bulletin of the Psychoanalytic
Research Society, Volume I, Number 1, Spring, 1992
In each issue, we will publish announcements about members and items
of interest to our membership. Please send relevant material (grant awards,
research resources available, honors, recently published articles or books,
requests for information or collaboration, employment opportunities, brief
biographical sketches) to the Editor.
- The American Psychological Association's Science Directorate has established
the Dissertation Research Award Program to assist graduate students with
funding for their dissertations. The competition is open to student affiliates
of the APA. Annually, the APA awards 100 students with $500. The Dissertation
must be approved by the student's committee prior to application. The research
can be done in any area of psychology. For further information, contact
the APA Central Office, attention: Cheri Fullerton.
- Each year, the William T. Grant Foundation makes awards to young faculty
whose research pertains to the development of children, adolescents and
youth. The scholar's institution receives $175,000 (including indirect
costs) across five years to provide partial support for the investigator.
The purpose of the award is to protect the research time of the scholar
during the critical early years of his/her career. Preference is given
to scholars who do investigations relating to stress in children and youth.
The deadline for applications is July 1. Information for this award is
available from the William T. Grant Foundation, 515 Madison Avenue, New
York, NY 10022.
- Nominations for the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, the
Distinguished Scientific Award for the Applications of Psychology, and
the Early Career Award should be sent to the American Psychological Association's
Science Directorate, deadline is February 1, 1993. Contact the Directorate
for nomination details.
- The Murray Center awards grants up to $5000 to research (including
dissertations) investigating topics relating to human development and personality,
sex differences and development of girls and women. For information, write
The Murray Research Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.
- A new journal that might be of interest to our members - Consciousness
and Cognition, dealing with empirical research and theoretical issues.
A sample copy and further information can be obtained from: Academic Press,
Journal Promotion Department, 1250 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101.
- Also of interest a "Symposium on Emotion," consisting of
brief articles on selected recent developments in research on emotion,
appeared in Psychological Science, January 1992 (Vol. 3, 1, pp.
- The National Institute of Mental health has a new section, The Health
Behavior and Prevention Review Committee (HBPR). It will consider grant
applications in the areas of stress and other psychological and psychosocial
states, traits and processes related to physical and mental health, the
interrelationship between physical and mental health, and preventive intervention
in adult populations. For information contact: Lawrence Chaitkin, Ph.D.,
Scientific Review Administration, HBPR Committee, MINH, Rm 9c-15, 5600
Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD. 20857; Tel: (301) 443-6470.