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The latest edition of the CSTL Chronicle, the bi-annual newsletter of the activities, projects, and people of CSTL is available here.
Science Policy Education Modules
In light of the ever-increasing role that science plays in policy decisions, nine educational modules were developed by an ad hoc CSTL committee to highlight the role of science in decision-making for professional school students, with a particular emphasis on scientific and statistical methods of inference. Each module is designed to elucidate competencies in science and technology that are generalizable across contexts. All are free to download.
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CSTL's Committee on the Future of Voting held its third meeting in Washington, DC on October 18-19, 2017. The morning sessions on October 18 were webcastRead more.
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CSTL has just released a new report, Dual Use Research of Concern in the Life Sciences: Current Issues and Controversies. The report examines policies and practices governing dual-use research in the life sciences – research that could potentially be misused to cause harm. Project Information
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Science Policy Education Modules
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Science Policy Decision-Making: Educational Modules
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Recent Publications  View more...
DURC CoverDual Use Research of Concern in the Life Sciences: Current Issues and Controversies
Making Living World Engineerable CoverMaking the Living World Engineerable: Science, Practice, and Policy: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief
Eyewitness Performance ResearchReview of Proposals for Research on Statistical Methodologies for Assessing Variables in Eyewitness Performance
Optimizing the Nation's Investment in Academic Research - Final
Optimizing the Nation's Investment in Academic Research: A New Regulatory Framework for the 21st Century

CSTL PROJECTS IN THE NEWS

Media coverage of CSTL projects and activities is available via the
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Future of Voting
Dual Use Research of Concern
 
Human Gene Editing Summit
University Research Regulations

Gain-of-Function Research
Eyewitness Identification
Synthetic Biology Forum
International Animal Research Regulations
H5N1 Research Controversy
Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, Third Edition
Six Party Synthetic Biology Symposia
Anthrax Mailings Report
University Intellectual Property
Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing
Synthetic Biology Symposium
Forensic Science
Science and Security   
Human Dosing Studies

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