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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 the Wuhan Coronavirus” 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 […]

High quality risk analysis examples

A template for and some examples of “High quality risk analysis examples” have been developed and can be found at the link above. These will be introduced at the FRASG lunch meeting at the 2019 Annual Meeting.

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, […]

Risk Analysis Powers Air Pollution Solutions

Dec. 11, 2019 Air pollution exposure threatens human health both outdoors and when polluted air infiltrates homes, offices, schools and vehicles. Exposure to certain particulate matter can cause respiratory, cardiovascular and nervous system issues, especially in vulnerable populations. Several presentations at the 2019 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Meeting will explore new ways to […]

Social Media Contributes to Increased Perception of Food Technology as Risky Business

Are GMOs Safe? Science says ‘yes,’ the Media says ‘no’ Dec. 11, 2019 When it comes to food technology, the information shared on social media often trumps the facts put out by the scientific community and food experts, leading to the dissemination of disinformation, “fake news” and conspiracy theories. Nowhere is this more evident than […]

Risk Analysis Critical Tool for Combating Human Trafficking

Dec 11, 2019 Each year, more than 40 million men, women and children are trafficked worldwide. It manifests in numerous forms and has grown into a multi-billion-dollar illegal enterprise that is difficult to detect, prosecute and examine. Risk analysis is a critical tool for combating human trafficking and is central to informing global policy recommendations […]

Society for Risk Analysis Announces 2019 Winners for Best Journal Papers and Best Research Posters

Dec. 10, 2019 The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) is pleased to announce the winners for best papers in Risk Analysis: An International Journal and the best research posters for 2019. The editorial staff of Risk Analysis selected the 2019 Best Paper award winners. These papers made the most significant impacts on the theory or practice of risk […]

Twelve Honored by Society for Risk Analysis

Dec. 10, 2019 Today, the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) awarded six prestigious scholarly and service awards and named six new Fellows at its Annual Meeting in Arlington, Virginia. These awards recognize 12 individuals for their outstanding contributions to the society and to the science of risk analysis. The recipients were selected by a committee of […]

Society for Risk Analysis Announces Its New 2020 Council

Dec. 10, 2019 During its Annual Meeting, the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) announced the addition of five new Council members and the rise of Seth Guikema, Ph.D., University of Michigan, as the new President of its 2020 Council. Guikema succeeds Katherine McComas, Ph.D., Cornell University, who has completed her term and will continue to […]