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Apr16-172015
Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements: A New Framework for Research Universities in the 21st Century Meeting
Second committee meeting (Washington, DC)

Apr222015
Jefferson Science Fellow Lecture:
How the Brain and Liver Rule the Heart: Impact by the New “Magic Bullets” on Heart Disease

National Academy of Sciences
(Washington, DC)

Apr282015
2015 Henry and Bryna David Lecture: “Communicating the Value and Values of Science”
NAS Keck Center
(Washington, DC)


Apr292015
G7 science academies
Release of 3 statements on global health and on oceans
(Berlin, Germany)


Apr
29-302015

Pathways to Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities
Second meeting
(Long Beach, CA )


Media Coverage 

Sustainability and the U.S. EPA (September 2011)
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June 10, 2014
Quiet Collaboration; Big Impact
Mitchell Foundation
I remain convinced of this and always want to shine the light on glowing examples of collaboration in action. One such example is the National Academies’ Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability (STS), of which I have been privileged to be a member over the last six years.

January 22, 2013
Lisa Jackson's Sustainability Vision
Green Biz.com (Blog)
Some background is in order. In 2010, Jackson asked the National Research Council’s Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, part of the National Academy of Science, to provide a framework for integrating sustainability "as a key driver of the agency’s activities."…

 August 13, 2012
Comprehensive Environmental Assessment: A Meta-Assessment Approach
Environmental Science and Technology
In this article we briefly describe how CEA has been applied at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in identifying and prioritizing research directions for engineered nanomaterials, using selected case study examples. We also note how CEA could be applied in evaluating a major issue such as the sustainability of biofuels. More detailed descriptions are available in other publications...

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