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The WFRN 2024 Conference Final Program is Now Available

WFRN Conference Final Program Now Available The Work and Family Researchers Network 2024 Conference Program is now available at  https://wfrn.mymeetingsavvy.net/program. In preparation for the Biennial Conference we ask that participants immediately: Check the conference program to make sure that your presentation is included as intended. If there are questions or concerns, please contact program coordinator [Read More…]

May 2, 2024


Deadline Extended to May 10 – WFRN Networking Dinners at 2024 Conference

The WFRN helps scholars, across all career stages, connect with others with shared research interests.  One way we do this is by organizing Networking Dinners at the Biennial Conference.  At these events, members of the WFRN community are formed into small groups of approximately 6 individuals and meet at restaurants for conversation and enjoyment. This [Read More…]

April 30, 2024


2024 Conference Participants – Is Your Passport and Visa Ready for Travel to Canada?

WFRN members who are coming to the 2024 conference are reminded to check your visa and passport for entry to Canada. U.S. citizens are reminded that a current passport is required for entry to Canada.  If you have already applied for a visa, but not have yet received approval, the WFRN can potentially help expedite [Read More…]

April 30, 2024


New Project Grants! – Deadline May 15, 2024

New Project Grants! Working Assumptions has initiated a new grants program designed to support artists, writers, educators, social workers, therapists, and creatives in thinking anew about the relationship between photography and family, in the most expansive and inventive ways possible. Deadline: May 15, 2024 About the Grants: We are offering six $10,000 grants to support [Read More…]

April 26, 2024


Deadline Approaching – Have You Signed Up for a Networking Dinner at the 2024 WFRN Conference?

The WFRN helps scholars, across all career stages, connect with others with shared research interests.  One way we do this is by organizing Networking Dinners at the Biennial Conference.  At these events, members of the WFRN community are formed into small groups of approximately 6 individuals and meet at restaurants for conversation and enjoyment. This [Read More…]

April 25, 2024


Masi Research announces the publication of the 5th Employee Assistance Compendium

WFRN Announcement  Masi Research announces the publication of the 5th Employee Assistance Compendium, currently available on Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/0977060225 This Compendium is a comprehensive and global view of the status of EAPs and represents 65 countries via 58 authors. The topics include: The Impact of the Pandemic on EAPs & Mental Health Services, Technological Challenges and [Read More…]

April 24, 2024


The 2024 WFRN Conference Program is Moving to Finalization – Are You Fully Registered?

The WFRN Executive Office is initiating the process of finalizing the WFRN’s 2024 conference program.  For accepted presentations to remain in the WFRN 2024 conference program, at least one author in any presentation must fully pay membership fees and registration fees. The registration status of presentations can be found by examining the preliminary program at [Read More…]

April 11, 2024


Meet WFRN’s Featured Scholar – M. José González, PhD

The Work and Family Researchers Network is proud to provide an interview with our April 2024 Featured Scholar M. José González, Associate Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Spain. Read the interview by following this link: https://wfrn.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/Gonzalez-Featured-Scholar-FINAL-3-7-24-WFRN.pdf

April 11, 2024


Call for Abstracts – Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology

Call for Abstracts – Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology Flexibility I-deals for Whom? A Critical Exploration of the Complexities of Boundary Management and Unequal Access to Flexibility Negotiation Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology Call for Abstracts (wiley.com) Guest Editors: Dominique Kost, BI Norwegian Business School, Norway Xi Wen (Carys) Chan, Griffith University, Australia [Read More…]

April 5, 2024


RSF Programs and Initiatives Currently Accepting Letters of Inquiry (Upcoming Deadlines: April 16, 2024 & July 24, 2024 at 2 PM ET)

RSF Programs and Initiatives Currently Accepting Letters of Inquiry (Upcoming Deadlines: April 16, 2024 & July 24, 2024, at 2 PM ET): Behavioral Science and Decision Making in Context, Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration, Immigration and Immigrant Integration, Future of Work, Social, Political and Economic Inequality & Promoting Educational Attainment and Economic Mobility among Racially, Ethnically, [Read More…]

April 5, 2024


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