Other Risk News
A draft version was presented at the Council meeting on December 7, 2014, when a plan to proceed was also approved. Comments and suggestions are welcome and should be submitted by February 28, 2015.
Deadlines Coming Up for Two New Health Effects Institutute Funding Opportunities for Research on Air Pollution Health Effects
Preliminary applications for research on health effects of long-term exposure to low-level air pollution are due February 16, 2015. Letters of intent for the Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award for junior air pollution health effects investigators are due March 2, 2015.
This professional education opportunity on principles, concepts and applications of risk analysis and risk communication is scheduled for March 9-12 in Boston MA and will be directed by James K. Hammitt of the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis.
International HSEnano Project Unveils Beta Version of its Nanotechnology Health, Safety and Environment Web Platform
SRA members and others are invited to submit suggestions to improve the website for this transnational project, which includes reports, tools, organizational contacts, and other useful information related to nanotechnology risk assessment and understanding nanotechnology-related standards.
Registration is now open for the Society’s 2015 conference on March 19-20 at the George Washington University’s Marvin Center in Washington, DC. Pre-conference professional development workshops will be available on March 18.