NIH to Host 2022 Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival
The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be holding the 2022 NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival next month on December 8 and 9. The festival, held annually by OBSSR and the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Coordinating Committee (BSSR-CC), features panel discussions on recent social science research results, growing areas, and innovations in the field of health-related BSSR. This year, the festival will focus on social connection, mental and emotional health, social determinants of health, and measurement in BSSR. The keynote address will be delivered by Richard Woychik, Ph.D., the director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences at NIH. The festival will also feature opening remarks from Christine Hunter, Ph.D., Acting Director of OBSSR. Register and view the full list of agenda and speakers here.