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Letter Report on the 2020 Census  (CNSTAT)
2018

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) established a Task Force on the 2020 Census to consider challenges for the Census Bureau in... Read more


Science Breakthroughs to Advance Food and Agricultural Research by 2030  (BANR,BASC,BLS,WSTB,FNB,BECS)
2018

For nearly a century, scientific advances have fueled progress in U.S. agriculture to enable American producers to deliver safe and abundant food domestically and provide a trade surplus in bulk and... Read more


Behavioral Economics and the Promotion of Health Among Aging PopulationsProceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (BBCSS)
2018

There has been a significant increase in research applying behavioral economics and related behavioral science to health. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a... Read more


Workforce Development and Intelligence Analysis for National Security PurposesProceedings of a Workshop  (BBCSS)
2018

Beginning in October 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized a set of workshops designed to gather information for the Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral... Read more


Learning from the Science of Cognition and Perception for Decision MakingProceedings of a Workshop  (BBCSS)
2018

Beginning in October 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized a set of workshops designed to gather information for the Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral... Read more


Understanding Narratives for National SecurityProceedings of a Workshop  (BBCSS)
2018

Beginning in October 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized a set of workshops designed to gather information for the Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral... Read more


Understanding the Long-Term Evolution of the Coupled Natural-Human Coastal SystemThe Future of the U.S. Gulf Coast  (BESR,OSB,BECS)
2018

The U.S. Gulf Coast provides a valuable setting to study deeply connected natural and human interactions and feedbacks that have led to a complex, interconnected coastal system. The physical landscape... Read more


Future Directions for the Demography of AgingProceedings of a Workshop  (CPOP)
2018

Almost 25 years have passed since the Demography of Aging (1994) was published by the National Research Council. Future Directions for the Demography of Aging is, in many ways, the successor to that... Read more


Changing Sociocultural Dynamics and Implications for National SecurityProceedings of a Workshop  (BBCSS)
2018

Beginning in October 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized a set of workshops designed to gather information for the Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral... Read more


Leveraging Advances in Social Network Thinking for National SecurityProceedings of a Workshop  (BBCSS)
2018

Beginning in October 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized a set of workshops designed to gather information for the Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral... Read more


Emerging Trends and Methods in International SecurityProceedings of a Workshop  (BBCSS)
2018

Beginning in October 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized a set of workshops designed to gather information for the Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral... Read more


Women's Mental Health across the Life Course through a Sex-Gender LensProceedings of a Workshop–in Brief  
2018

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a workshop on March 7, 2018, to help inform research, programs, and policies to better meet the mental health needs of women in... Read more


Improving Health Research on Small PopulationsProceedings of a Workshop  (CNSTAT,HCS)
2018

The increasing diversity of population of the United States presents many challenges to conducting health research that is representative and informative. Dispersion and accessibility issues can... Read more


Reengineering the Census Bureau's Annual Economic Surveys  (CNSTAT)
2018

The U.S. Census Bureau maintains an important portfolio of economic statistics programs, including quinquennial economic censuses, annual economic surveys, and quarterly and monthly indicator surveys.... Read more


Data Science for UndergraduatesOpportunities and Options  (CSTB,BMSA,CATS,BOSE)
2018

Data science is emerging as a field that is revolutionizing science and industries alike. Work across nearly all domains is becoming more data driven, affecting both the jobs that are available and... Read more


The Human Factors of Process Safety and Worker Empowerment in the Offshore Oil IndustryProceedings of a Workshop  (BOHSI)
2018

Since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout and oil spill, efforts to improve safety in the offshore oil industry have resulted in the adoption of new technological controls, increased promotion of... Read more


Addressing the Social and Cultural Norms That Underlie the Acceptance of ViolenceProceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (BGH,BOCYF,CLAJ)
2018

Social and cultural norms are rules or expectations of behavior and thoughts based on shared beliefs within a specific cultural or social group. While often unspoken, norms offer social standards for... Read more


Identifying the Role of Violence and Its Prevention in the Post-2015 Global AgendaProceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (BGH,BOCYF,CLAJ)
2018

To illuminate the role of violence and its prevention in the post-2015 global agenda, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Forum on Global Violence Prevention convened a... Read more


The Neurocognitive and Psychosocial Impacts of Violence and TraumaProceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (BGH,BOCYF,CLAJ)
2018

Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, can affect an individual’s health and opportunities as an adult and have far-reaching effects on future violence victimization and perpetration. To... Read more


Human-Automation Interaction Considerations for Unmanned Aerial System Integration into the National Airspace SystemProceedings of a Workshop  (BOHSI,ASEB)
2018

Prior to 2012, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology had been primarily used by the military and hobbyists, but it has more recently transitioned to broader application, including commercial and... Read more


Modernizing Crime Statistics: Report 2New Systems for Measuring Crime  (CNSTAT,CLAJ)
2018

To derive statistics about crime – to estimate its levels and trends, assess its costs to and impacts on society, and inform law enforcement approaches to prevent it - a conceptual framework for... Read more


Aging and DisabilityBeyond Stereotypes to Inclusion: Proceedings of a Workshop  (HSP)
2018

Many different groups of people are subject to stereotypes. Positive stereotypes (e.g., “older and wiser”) may provide a benefit to the relevant groups. However, negative stereotypes of aging and of... Read more


Review of the Draft Fourth National Climate Assessment  (BASC,BECS)
2018

Climate change poses many challenges that affect society and the natural world. With these challenges, however, come opportunities to respond. By taking steps to adapt to and mitigate climate change,... Read more


Public Policy Approaches to Violence PreventionProceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (BGH,BOCYF)
2018

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop on December 1–2, 2016, with the aim of illuminating the ways in which violence prevention practitioners can effectively... Read more


Transforming the Financing of Early Care and Education  (BOCYF)
2018

High-quality early care and education for children from birth to kindergarten entry is critical to positive child development and has the potential to generate economic returns, which benefit not only... Read more


Design, Selection, and Implementation of Instructional Materials for the Next Generation Science StandardsProceedings of a Workshop  (BOSE)
2018

Instructional materials are a key means to achieving the goals of science education—an enterprise that yields unique and worthwhile benefits to individuals and society. As states and districts move... Read more


A Smarter National Surveillance System for Occupational Safety and Health in the 21st Century  (BANR,CNSTAT,HSP)
2018

The workplace is where 156 million working adults in the United States spend many waking hours, and it has a profound influence on health and well-being. Although some occupations and work-related... Read more


Measuring the 21st Century Science and Engineering Workforce PopulationEvolving Needs  (CNSTAT)
2018

The National Science Foundation’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), one of the nation’s principal statistical agencies, is charged to collect, acquire, analyze, report,... Read more



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