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Posted 20 August 2013

European Food Safety Authority Seeks Input on Risk Assessment Process

Public consultation announced on EFSA process for eliciting expert knowledge in food and feed safety risk assessment, with comments due by September 30, 2013. 

Posted 16 August 2013

Upstate NY SRA Tours Remediation Facility

In June, members of the Upstate New York SRA regional organization visited the new Onondago Lake Visitor Center and learned about habitat restoration efforts.

Posted 2 August 2013

SRA’s Dose-Response Specialty Group Teleseminars Announced

Kan Shao will speak on Tuesday, August 6, noon to 1 p.m. Eastern time, on “Model Averaged Benchmark Dose Estimations.” Attend via teleconference or webconference. Other upcoming topics: non-linear carcinogens (Sept 10) and non-monotonic dose response (Oct 1).  

Posted 2 August 2013

Second U.S. National Research Council Workshop on Shale Gas Development Set for August 15-16, 2013

This upcoming Washington, DC, event focuses on governance and follows a workshop held in May on the risks of unconventional shale gas development. Attendance can be in person or via the web.

Posted 2 August 2013

Harvard Center for Risk Analysis Announces October Workshop on Cross-Disciplinary Research Synthesis

This workshop, slated for October 3, 2013, in Cambridge, MA, is designed to address how methods for research synthesis are used in different fields.

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