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Committee on Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements: A New Framework for Research Universities in the 21st Century
2nd Meeting
April 16-17, 2015
Washington, DC

Committee on Science, Technology, and Law
30th Meeting
October 21-22, 2015
Washington, DC

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Identifying the Culprit on Reddit

Identifying the Culprit - Assessing Eyewitness Identification

On March 16, 2015, Thomas D. Albright, co-chair of the committee that authored the recent CSTL report, Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification, participated in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on Reddit.  Dr. Albright responded to questions from Reddit users on topics ranging from the CSTL report and the use of eyewitness testimony in court to recent news stories that illustrate how the passage of time and other factors influence recollections of events.

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Committee on Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements: A New Framework for Research Universities in the 21st Century

University Research Regulations

At the request of the U.S. Department of Education, CSTL has launched study of federal regulations and reporting requirements with specific attention to those directed at research universities. In conducting its analyses the committee will be aware of (a) the context and intended benefits and circumstances under which a particular regulation was issued and may have evolved, and (b) whether those contexts or circumstances still remain of public concern. The committee will develop a new framework for federal regulation of research universities in the 21st century that addresses the needs of Congress, federal agencies, and the broader public while advancing to the maximum extent feasible the missions of research universities.

The first meeting of the committee took place on February 12-13, 2015.

Agenda

The next meeting of the committee will take place on April 16-17, 2015 in Washington, DC.

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  CSTL PROJECTS IN THE NEWS

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

CSTL Meetings

  Latest Reports View more... 
Potential Risks and Benefits of Gain-of-Function Research

 
Potential Risks and Benefits of Gain-of-Function Research: Summary of a Workshop
Identifying the Culprit - Assessing Eyewitness Identification

 
Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification

Emerging and Readily Available Technologies and National Security

 

Emerging and Readily Available Technologies and National Security: A Framework for Addressing Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues

Perspectives on Research with H5N1 Avian Influenza

 

Perspectives on Research with H5N1 Avian Influenza: Scientific Inquiry, Communication, Controversy; Summary of a Workshop

International Animal Research Regulations 

International Animal Research Regulations: Impact on Neuroscience Research; Workshop Summary