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NEW REPORT

Promoting Safety in Academic Chemical Research

July 31 - Everyone involved in the academic chemical research enterprise has an important role to play in establishing and promoting a strong, positive safety culture, says a new report from the National Research Council.

  • NEW REPORT

    Promoting Safety in Academic Chemical Research

    July 31 - Everyone involved in the academic chemical research enterprise has an important role to play in establishing and promoting a strong, positive safety culture, says a new report from the National Research Council.

  • NEW REPORT

    Public Financing System for Physician Training Needs Overhaul

    July 29 -- The U.S. should significantly reform the federal system for financing physician training and residency programs, says a new Institute of Medicine report.

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    Lessons Learned From 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    July 24 -- A new National Academy of Sciences report concludes that the overarching lesson from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident is that nuclear plant licensees and regulators must actively seek out and act on new information about hazards with the potential to affect the safety of nuclear plants.

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    Reducing Risk on the East and
    Gulf Coasts

    July 23 -- A national vision with regionally implemented solutions is needed to reduce risk from storms along the East and Gulf coasts of U.S., says a new report from the National Research Council.

Resilience at the National Academies

Resilience at the National AcademiesIndividual, community, and national resilience is the ability to prepare and plan for, respond to and recover from, and more successfully adapt to adverse events. Enhanced resilience allows better anticipation of disasters and better planning to reduce disaster losses — rather than waiting for an event to occur and paying for it afterward. Visit national-academies.org/resilience to learn more about the various activities underway at the Academies aimed at improving resilience in the United States.

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Nelson Sewankambo, President, Uganda National Academy of SciencesThe U.S. Institute of Medicine and the Uganda National Academy of Sciences held a joint workshop on Aug. 11 and 12 in Kampala, Uganda, to explore ways to prevent and respond to intimate partner violence in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. Watch presentations from the workshop.

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