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Presidential roundtable discussion: How do we restore science to policy making?

Restoring science in the White House is the topic of the presidential roundtable discussion at that the Society for Risk Analysis’ (SRA) Virtual Annual Meeting, on Thursday, December 17 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. ET.   The roundtable, “Where do we go now? Risk, science and policy post 2020 U.S. Presidential election,” features comments and […]

40th Anniversary Issue of Risk Analysis released

The new special anniversary issue of Risk Analysis “Risk Analysis at 40: Progress and Promise,” features 12 articles by prominent risk scholars reflecting on the 40th Anniversary of the Society for Risk Analysis. View the Digital Edition

New Data on Increasing Cloth Mask Effectiveness

Widespread use of masks remains the primary tool for combating COVID-19 and economic shutdowns, cost benefit analysis suggests government subsidies for masks bear great returns Recent FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb argued that he’d “rather try to get everyone in masks” and “try to get them in high-quality masks because we know it’s going to […]

2020 Annual Meeting Registration is Open

It’s time to make plans to join SRA for our virtual Annual Meeting, December 13-17, 2020. Registration for the meeting is now open, and we encourage you to register and encourage your colleagues and peers to do so as well!  Interested in attending a virtual workshop? We have several workshops being offered in a virtual format this year. Our […]

SRA Elections: 2021 Council

Below you will find the bios and goal statements for each of the nominees for next year’s Council. Please take a moment to review each of the documents before casting your vote. Please check your email for access to the ballot. President Elect Ragnar Löfstedt | Jacqueline MacDonald Gibson Secretary Amanda Boyd | Janet Yang […]

Late Breaking Abstract Submission is Open

Submissions for poster presentations at this year’s virtual meeting are now being accepted.  The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) invites your late breaking abstracts for poster presentations at the 2020 SRA Annual Meeting, December 13-17.  This year’s meeting will be virtual and we will be accommodating any presenters who need to pre-record their presentations due to time zone conflicts. This […]

USDA Says Current Poultry Food Safety Guidelines Do Not Stop Salmonella Outbreaks

Current poultry food safety guidelines for Salmonella, the leading cause of foodborne illness outbreaks, are inadequate. A new study conducted by Thomas Oscar, USDA Agricultural Research Service, “Salmonella prevalence alone is not a good indicator of poultry food safety,” published in Risk Analysis, explores additional factors that must be considered in order to identify poultry […]

Society for Risk Analysis to Host Webinar on Aerosol Transmission of COVID-19

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), the world’s leading authority on risk sciences and its applications, is hosting a webinar on Thursday, June 11 at 11 a.m. ET to discuss the latest research on aerosol transmission of COVID-19. The discussion will be hosted by Seth Guikema, Ph.D., president of the Society, and will feature senior […]

Call for Papers on Topics Related to the Coronavirus

This call for papers on the theme of “Global Systemic Risk and Resilience for Coronavirus COVID-19” is intended to indicate insights and viewpoints from scholars regarding risk and resilience analytics for policy making and operations of large-scale systems on this epidemic. Authors are encouraged to submit their articles addressing the theme of this special issue. […]

Society for Risk Analysis Inducts William Ruckelshaus to the Pantheon of Risk Analysis

Dec. 19, 2019 The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) inducted William Ruckelshaus to the Pantheon of Risk Analysis. The Pantheon, established in 2008, recognizes luminaries and visionaries in risk analysis and serves to illustrate how the field contributes to the advancement of knowledge and public good. Ruckelshaus served as the first Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, […]