Extending Gene-Environment Interactions into Policy Domains: The Case of Tobacco Taxation

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

Video from this year’s Risk Science Symposium with Mark Lynas now available

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

Risk Science Center cohosts a workshop on assessing the risk of innovative materials

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