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Publish Date:
17 Oct, 2013

Story:

IUPsyS was represented at the 29th International Social Science Council (ISSC) General Assembly that ended in Montreal, Canada on 12 October 2013 by President Saths Cooper, Secretary-General Ann Watts, and Treasurer Michel Sabourin.

ISSC

Left to Right - Michel Sabourin (Treasurer), Heide Hackman (Executive Director), Saths Cooper (Vice President Information and Communications), Alberto Martinelli (President) and Elisa Reis (Vice President Science)

Saths Cooper was elected ISSC Vice President (Information and Communications) and Michel Sabourin was re-elected Treasurer. Alberto Martinelli of the International Sociological Association was elected President. This was a critical ISSC General Assembly that reflected social science endeavors in the world and interdisciplinary programs with partners like ICSU and UNESCO.

Volume 5 number 10 Bulletin (October 2013) 

APA-IUPsyS Global Mental Health Fellowship

Psychologists with research experience and leadership in areas related to the WHO Mental Health Action Plan are invited to consider a 1-year Fellowship working in Geneva, Switzerland at WHO headquarters in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. The final approval of funding for the program will be confirmed in December 2014 and applicants will be notified of the fellowship decision by 01 February 2015. Fellows are expected to bring their own core salary funding. Supplemental funds for travel and accommodation will be provided pending funding approval. The application deadline is 30 November 2014. For more information, see: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/global-health-fellowship.aspx.