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The Resilient America Roundtable is featured as one of three “Good Practices on Risk Management and Risk Resilience” in the World Economic Forum’s report Global Risks 2015, Tenth Edition, released earlier this year, which highlights significant long-term risks worldwide along with initiatives that seek to address them.
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On its USAdarFarsi Facebook page, the U.S. Department of State recognized the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the University of California, Berkeley, for their collaborative work on seismology with Iranian scientists and civil engineers. The institutions co-sponsored a U.S.-Iran workshop in August 2015 to explore how to retrofit schools so that they are more resistant to earthquake damage.
Initiative on Human Gene Editing
The National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine presidents have formed an advisory group on the new initiative on human gene editing.   View media coverage on this initiative...
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Applications for the 2016 session of the Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program are now available. The program gives early-career individuals the opportunity to spend 12 weeks in Washington, D.C., learning about science and technology policy.
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Jul12015
Application for the 2016 session of the Mirzayan Fellowship are now available.
*The deadline by which the application must be submitted is September 9, 2015.

Sept92015
Innovation Policy Forum:
U.S. India Roundtable on Manufacturing Innovation

2101 Constitution Ave NW
Room 120
Washington, DC

Sept102015
The Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs Meeting
Washington, DC

Sept152015
GUIRR's next webinar: Tech-to-Market Best Practices at ARPA-E
Panelist: David Henshall, Technology-to-Market Advisor, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy
(ARPA-E)  1:00 pm

 


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