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Opportunities for Members

NIA Releases RFI on Aging Well Strategic Planning

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently released a request for information (RFI) seeking guidance on its strategic plan, Aging Well in the 21st Century: Strategic Directions for Research on Aging. Specifically, NIA would like feedback regarding (1) research needs and opportunities that should be added to the plan, and (2) emerging research needs and future opportunities that should be included in the plan; recommendations are due by December 15, 2014.

Opportunity to Comment on NIMH's Revised Strategic Plan

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is revising its 2008 Strategic Plan, invites public comment, and is specifically interested in receiving ideas for "scientific advancements, new technical capabilities or tools, or major challenge topics that promise substantial change to mental health research if pursued." The Institute's revised Strategic Plan is intended to guide its priorities from 2015–2020; responses to the draft plan are due by December 11, 2014.

Review of Research in Education Call for Proposal

The 2016 volume of Review in Research in Education, titled Education Research and Its Second Century, will commemorate the Centennial of the American Educational Research Association. Volume editors seek discipline-defining manuscripts that capture significant research in education and the learning of the past century, and look ahead to the most challenging issues and promising directions for the next century; deadline for submissions is December 15, 2014.