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Posted 22 August 2014

Symposium Submission Deadline Approaching for Fourth World Congress on Risk

Submit symposium proposals for the 2015 Congress, to be held July 19-23 in Singapore, by September 15 for fullest consideration. The submission site is open for both individual speaker abstracts within submitted symposia and for new symposia.

Posted 27 August 2014

SRA-Upstate New York Reports High Participation in Hydraulic Fracturing Webinar Series

This series on “Scientific Studies on Impacts of Natural Gas Extraction from Marcellus Shale on Water Resources,” run in cooperation with the US EPA Region 2 office, attracted 158 individuals and organizations for its six research presentations.

Posted 26 August 2014

US Environmental Protection Agency Releases Probabilistic Risk Assessment White Paper

Developed by the EPA's Risk Assessment Forum, this report and accompanying FAQ document were released in July 2014. They respond to recommendations that the agency should incorporate probabilistic analysis into its decision making.

Posted 23 August 2014

Program Agenda Now Available for September 15-16, 2014, Nano Risk Analysis II Workshop in Washington, DC

SRA’s Emerging Nanoscale Materials Specialty Group presents this opportunity to explore a multiple models approach to risk analysis for nanoscale materials. Poster submission and presenter registration deadline is September 1; general registration is open online until September 3.

Posted 22 August 2014

SRA’s Dose Response Specialty Group Upcoming Teleseminar Features Talk on WHO Framework

On Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at noon to 1 pm Eastern time, Bette Meek from the University of Ottawa will speak on “Application of the World Health Organization Framework for Combined Exposures.” This continues the ongoing DRSG teleseminar series.

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