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28th August 2019
Deadline for Nominations: October 15, 2019 - The Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) invites nominations for Editor of the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, the flagship journal of ACBS. JCBS welcomes contextual behavioral analyses of phenomena that are relevant to the aims and scope of the society's mission, which is to change behavior at an individual or cultural level, to alleviate human suffering, and to advance human wellbeing.

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    Are you a researcher or student searching for a funding source for any contextual behavioral science-related project? ACBS provides two grants, up to $5,000 USD, for research that advances the field of contextual behavioral science. The Research Development Grant applications are approved by the ACBS Grants Committee, chaired by Megan Kelly, Ph.D. Projects eligible for the grant are relatively broad, as any topic within the array of CBS will be considered.
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    By ACBS Student Representative Varsha Eswara Murthy
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    The newest issue of the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science is now available on the ACBS website: JCBS Volume 12! Some highlights of JCBS Volume 12 include
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    I am so proud to announce the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science (JCBS) 2018 Journal Impact Factor of 1.890! A 55% increase from our first Impact Factor of 1.216, this indicates that articles published by JCBS in 2016 and 2017 were cited an average of 1.8 times in 2018. This, combined with the increases in the number of submissions along with diversity of topics, authors, and methodologies, makes me confident that JCBS’ impact will continue to grow.
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    We are happy to announce an ACBS Research Mentoring Lunch will be held on Thursday, 27 June at the upcoming ACBS World Conference in Dublin, Ireland! Are you an early career professional or graduate student who is interested in conducting ACBS research? Then, grab your lunch and bring it to this first-ever mentoring lunch with established ACBS researchers whose interests may align with yours. In this informal setting, ask about their research, how they entered the field and overcame obstacles, or any other relevant topics.
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    May 28, 2019: ACBS is pleased to announce our 2019 class of Fellows. Congratulations and thank you for your contributions to contextual behavioral science and to the ACBS community. Kenneth Fung, M.D. (Canada) Maria Karekla, Ph.D. (Cyprus) Michael Levin, Ph.D. (USA) Darrah Westrup, Ph.D. (USA) Patricia Zurita Ona, Psy.D. (USA)
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    lore dickey will be presenting the Pre-Conference Workshop, '"Mindfulness-based Affirmative Practice for LGBTQ+ People" at the ACBS World Conference in Dublin. Learn more about the workshop here.