Risk Bites, a delightful series of videos that provide insights into the science of risk, has released a new video on dose response. Enjoy and comment here.
I'm sad to report that Mind the Science Gap, a science communication training blog from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, has ended.In January 2012, Mind The Science Gap was launched as a unique approach to helping public health graduate students at the University of Michigan hone their science communication skills. Since then, … Continue reading Mind the Science Gap ends
Jason Fletcher, associate professor of public affairs at the University of Wisconsin, will present the first seminar of the 2013-2014 invited speaker series on population health issues sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program (http://www.sph.umich.edu/rwjhssp/) and the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health (http://www.sph.umich.edu/cseph/). A specialist in health economics, economics … Continue reading Extending Gene-Environment Interactions into Policy Domains: The Case of Tobacco Taxation
Our friends at Risk Bites have released a new video: Could Alien Blood be Toxic? Enjoy & comment!
The Risk Science Center has announced that the video of this year's Bernstein Symposium is available online. If you weren't able to attend, it was a fascinating lecture and panel discussion: Why Is It Hard to Pivot Based on Science?Mark Lynas, an author, journalist, environmental activist, and Visiting Research Associate at Oxford University, presented the … Continue reading Video from this year’s Risk Science Symposium with Mark Lynas now available
From our friends at Risk Sense come a new video (& resources) on the precautionary principle. Take a look! http://youtu.be/3RC7EGDtOYM
From Michigan Today: They're young. They've been injured in an assault—so badly they went to the emergency room. And nearly one in four of them has a gun, probably an illegal one. What happens next? A new study by the University of Michigan Injury Center provides data that could be important to breaking the cycle … Continue reading Gunning for trouble
From our friends at Risk Bites, a new video: What makes advanced materials harmful? As always, watch and comment!
From the School of Public Health's Mind the Science Gap (summer edition): It is a truth universally acknowledged that lazy (read: efficient) students will find ways to use new technologies to get their homework done faster, and certainly this has been observed with the World Wide Web. Curiously, students have also been observed using the … Continue reading Teachers as Internet celebrities?
From the University of Michigan's School of Public Health Risk Science Center: A one-day workshop co-organized by the University of Michigan Risk Science Center will address the unique characteristics and properties of innovative materials, and the challenges of ensuring their safe development and use. The Risk Assessment of Innovative Materials Workshop, organized in collaboration with RSC, … Continue reading Risk Science Center cohosts a workshop on assessing the risk of innovative materials