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Posted 24 January 2015

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.

Posted 22 January 2015

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis March Meeting Approaches

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. 

Posted 14 January 2015

Applications Due March 2 for FDA 2015-2016 Tobacco Regulatory Fellowship

Mid-career professionals are invited to apply for these one-year paid fellowships at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products in Maryland.

Posted 5 December 2014

U.S. EPA Seeking Nominations for Science Advisory Board’s 2015 Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards Committee

Nominations of qualified experts are sought in a number of environmental and human health-related fields. These nominations should be submitted by December 19, 2014, and new appointees will begin work in spring of 2015.

Posted 30 November 2014

Ebola Risk Communication and Management Raises Challenges, SRA Experts Affirm

Risk specialists Paul Slovic, Peter Sandman, and Igor Linkov commented on managing the risk and the uncertainty surrounding what is known – and not known – in the current situation.

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