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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Human System Integration
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education


Upcoming Events

Fall 10th Biannual Meeting

Board on Human-Systems Integration

Washington, DCSeptember 16, 2015
(1:30 - 5:30 pm)
Keck Center Room 208
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

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HFES 2015 Annual Meeting

LA Disney Concert HallJoin BBCSS on October 27, 2015 (1:30 - 3:00 pm) for a panel discussion on Cyber Security.  BOHSI members and other experts will discuss the application of human-systems integration to cyber security, an issue of growing concern given the recent incidents of cyber attacks on high profile targets. 

Panelists include BOHSI director Poornima Madhavan, BOHSI chair Nancy Cooke, and BOHSI members Ellen Bass and Emilie Roth, as well as Joachim Meyer of Tel Aviv University.

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Summer 2015 News from BOHSI

Summer 2015 NewsletterFind out more about recent and upcoming activities of the Board on Human-Systems Integration in the latest edition of our our newsletter.

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BOHSI is in the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE) of the National Research Council (NRC), the operating arm of The National Academies.








Recent Reports

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Improving Self-Escape from Underground Coal Mines

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