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STUDY SHOWS THAT INCREASED VOTING BY MAIL DOES NOT REDUCE THE SECURITY OF U.S. ELECTIONS

The findings are based on a data analysis of potential risks identified in a mail voting “attack tree” Herndon, Va. (January 24, 2022) – Results of a study published in the scientific journal Risk Analysis indicate that the recent increase in mail-based voting due to COVID-19 has not jeopardized the safety of the U.S. elections […]

SOCIETY FOR RISK ANALYSIS ANNOUNCES 2022 COUNCIL

HERNDON, VA. (Dec. 13, 2021) – At the 2021 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) virtual Annual Meeting, five new Council members were announced, and SRA welcomed the new President of its’ 2022 Council, Ragnar Lofstedt, Ph.D., King’s College London. Lofstedt succeeds Robyn Wilson, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, who has completed her term and continues […]

WHICH POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES MAKE PEOPLE MORE LIKELY TO DISMISS THE RISK OF COVID-19?

New research looks beyond the simple liberal vs. conservative divide Herndon, Va. (February 1, 2022) – A study published in the journal Risk Analysis suggests that people who embrace the ideologies of libertarianism and anti-egalitarianism are more likely to disregard the risks of COVID-19 and oppose government actions.  Assistant professor Yilang Peng of the University […]