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 […]

Reducing Wildfire Risks for Better Management and Resource Allocation

Dec. 10, 2019 Difficult to contain, wildfires consume everything in their path and wreak havoc on human and animal lives, homes and landscapes. From 1995 to 2015, wildfire management has cost the U.S. $21 billion. Over the past 10 years, the National Interagency Fire Center reports that there were 1.4 million fires with an average […]

Natural Toxins in the Global Food Supply Continue to Threaten the Health of Underprivileged Communities

Dec. 9, 2019 Naturally occurring chemicals in the global food supply are known to pose a burden on worldwide health. New studies have found that a certain foodborne toxin, in addition to its known health effects, is also linked to vaccine resistance, and for the first time the global burden of disease from foodborne arsenic, […]


June 25, 2019 The Society for Risk Analysis – Europe (SRA-E) awarded three prestigious scholarships at its Annual Conference in Potsdam, Germany. These awards recognize individuals for their outstanding contributions to the study and science of risk analysis. This year’s awardees include: Gavin D. Brown, BSc, MSc, a Ph.D. scholar and assistant professor of business and […]

Society for Risk Analysis – Europe to Host 28th Annual Conference

Registration is now open for the event, June 24-26, 2019 May 29, 2019 The Society for Risk Analysis – Europe (SRA-E) will host its 28thAnnual Conference, with a theme of “Systemic Risks: From Natural Hazards to Cyber Risks.” The three-day event, running June 24-26, 2019, will be hosted and cosponsored by the IASS – Institute for […]

The Society for Risk Analysis Launches African Chapter

May 6, 2019 The Society for Risk Analysis International (SRA) recently announced the launch of a new regional chapter – SRA Africa. This new regional organization brings together risk practitioners from Africa, as well as those interested in addressing the health and environmental issues facing the continent. Members of the chapter include academia, researchers, practitioners, […]

Society for Risk Analysis to Host Fifth World Congress on Risk

Registration is now open for the event, May 5-8, 2019 March 26, 2019 The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), the world’s leading authority on risk and risk analysis, will host the Fifth World Congress on Risk, in partnership with the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC). The meeting features scientific workshops and presentations focused […]

Society for Risk Analysis Inducts Richard Wilson to the Pantheon of Risk Analysis

Feb. 25, 2019 The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) inducted Richard “Dick” Wilson 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. Wilson was a founding member of SRA and a […]

The Emerging Science of Risk Analysis

SRA publishes a series of foundational documents, including Core Subjects of Risk Analysis, advancing the science of risk analysis Dec. 10, 2018 Risk Analysis is an emerging science that touches nearly all facets of daily life – for governments, public and private sector organizations and individuals. Risk Analysis represents the framework of concepts, theories, principles, […]