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Posted 9 July 2013

WHO Launches Chemical Risk Assessment Network

The World Health Organization announces the formation of a new worldwide network for chemical risk assessment.

Posted 28 June 2013

U.S. EPA Announces Fall Workshop on Chemically Induced Mouse Lung Tumors

This two-day workshop on "Chemically Induced Mouse Lung Tumors: Application to Human Health Risk Assessment" is scheduled for October 24-25, 2013, with the goal of informing Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessments.

Posted 19 June 2013

6th Intercontinental Convention on Psychology, HOMINIS 2013, Scheduled for December 2nd to 6th in Havana, Cuba

SRA-Latin America is an international sponsor of this meeting at the Havana International Conference Center; discounted registration extends to September 30. Visit SRA-LA’s Events page for details of this and other upcoming activities.

Posted 27 May 2013

Call for Participation and Poster Submission: First Conference on Validating Models of Adversary Behavior

With support from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, an upcoming June 23-26, 2013, conference in Buffalo, NY, will focus on this question and includes a student poster competition with a $500 prize.

Posted 27 May 2013

U.S. National Research Council Holds Workshop on Risks of Hydraulic Fracturing in Shale Deposits

This NRC workshop will be held in Washington, DC, on May 30-31, 2013. Attendance can be in person or via the web (registration required). A second workshop on governance is planned for August.