December 3, 2016
 
 

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Second annual meeting of SRA-E - Benelux:

20 March 2017,

RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands.


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July 6, 2016
 
 
Dates conference 2017, Lisbon, Portugal
SAVE THE DATE:

19-21 JUNE 2017

SRA Europe conference in Lisbon
, Portugal.
 
   
 
 
July 6, 2016
 
 
PICTURES conference in Bath
Pictures of our 2016 conference in Bath, UK, can be found at the Flickr page of SRA.
 
   
 
WELCOME TO SRA-EUROPE
 
 

The Society for Risk Analysis - Europe aims to bring together individuals and organisations interested in risk assessment, risk management and risk communication in Europe

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) is an interdisciplinary society which addresses emerging issues in risk analysis, management and policy. It operates world-wide and it has many International Section.

The Society encourages those interested in all aspects of risk analysis to communicate, collaborate and develop new methodologies for risk analysis and risk management. SRA-E emphasises the European dimension in the promotion of interdisciplinary research and education, and in practical application in industry and Government. It provides a platform for academics, policy makers and industrialists to discuss future directions, to understand concerns about risk from both public and scientific perspectives, to promote efficient risk mitigation and to develop effective communication about hazards.


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Highlights of the 2d meeting of the Nordic chapter, Gothenburg, 2016
 
 


Highlights of the 2d Nordic chapter meeting, Gothenburg, 2016


The Nordic Chapter of the Society for Risk Analysis Europe is looking back at a successful November meeting in Gothenburg. This was the 2nd meeting organized by the SRAE-Nordic. Please, find here a summary of the meeting.

The next chapter meeting will be held in Esbo, Finland in November 2017. During this meeting, a new member of the board will be elected, and activities and plans will be discussed.


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Call for abstracts: 2017 meeting of the SRA-E Benelux Chapter
 
 

Call for abstracts: 2017 meeting of the SRA-E Benelux Chapter


The second annual meeting of SRA-E - Benelux will be held on 20 March 2017, at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment - RIVM , Bilthoven, The Netherlands.

This year's focal theme will be: From Vaccine to Anti-microbial resistance: exploring risk-risk trade-offs 

Vaccination and antimicrobial resistance offer typical risk-risk dilemma where individual decisions about the safety and usefulness of products must be balanced against the public health goal of risk reduction. The monitoring as well as risk acceptance and communication of vaccines and antibiotic drugs have become increasingly challenging in a context characterised by public controversies and intensive media coverage. How can risk analysis help to inform and improve such risk-risk trade-offs?


Keynotes:

  • RIVM:Welcome and key issues.
  • Prof. Michael Siegrist, ETH Zürich. SRA Europe welcome.
  • Dr. Agnes Kant, Director, LAREB. Drug and Vaccine Safety: Lareb's experience
  • Prof.  Barbara Rath, Vienna Vaccine Initiative. Antimicrobial resistance: a science-based perspective Prof.
  • Ragnar Löfstedt, panel chair: the trade-offs of Transparency.

The meeting is free of charge. Abstracts for individual presentations and symposia are welcome and are not restricted to this year's focal theme. Parallel sessions may be organised if the number of abstracts allow for this. Please send your abstract before 15 February 2017 to:


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Student Conference Scholarship Awards 2017
 
 

SRA Europe Conference Studentship Scholarships 2017



We are pleased to announce two SRA-Europe Conference Scholarships (subject to the number and quality of proposals received)  each worth 750 €.

We are also pleased to be able to award the Ortwin Renn Student Prize for Applied Risk Research to a student with a focus on applied risk research. This scholarship, worth $ 500, is sponsored by ExxonMobil.


Students wishing to apply for a Scholarship are required to submit:

1. a standard abstract, by 16 January 2017, following the procedure for the submission of abstracts, and

2. an application to the Awards Committee, by 16 January 2017, consisting of:
  • An extended abstract (up to 800 words)
  • A short CV (no more than 1 side A4)
  • A description of their motivation for wishing to attend the conference
  • A letter of support from their supervisor


The application to the Awards Committee should be sent to SRA-E Secretariat (sraeurope@eu-vri.eu). Only 2 documents should be sent: one containing 1-3 above with the letter from the student’s supervisor in the other. The email subject line should read: SRA Europe conference scholarships or Ortwin Renn Student Prize for Applied Risk Research respectively. The application should explicitly state for which scholarship the application is made.

 

 

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Invitation to take an active role in SRA Europe
 
 

Invitation to take an active role in SRA Europe e.g. as Board member


SRA Europe is a non-profit organization that aims to bring together individuals and organisations interested in risk assessment, risk management and risk communication in Europe. Our main activity in this respect is, of course, the SRA Europe conference, that is held annually at varying locations within Europe.


As an organization SRA Europe depends on the efforts of a small group of researchers and other professionals who are willing to put in some of their time and energy. These individuals come from different countries and represent different disciplinary backgrounds, interests and expertises. Ways to contribute vary, including such tasks as joining the Scholarship Committee, taking on board functions such as treasurer, secretary or president, taking responsibility for the content of the website or organizing the annual meeting.


The affairs of SRA-E are conducted by a Board (also called the Executive Committee), comprising eight members. By June 2017, there will be two positions available in the Board of SRA-Europe. To fill thess positions, the Board welcomes suggestions for good potential candidates.

The duration of the Board membership is 5 years. The responsibilities of the board members are distributed among the board members, mostly on a 2-yearly basis. Serving on the Board means attending 2 physical meetings a year, one of which takes place during the annual conference. Additionally, there are approximately 4 to 5 telephone or skype meetings. Depending on the position within the Board a board member is expected to take care of specific tasks which relate to his/her responsibility.

Election and appointment will take place during the General Assembly meeting that will be be held in June 2017 during the conference in Lisbon, Portugal.

The Board is happy to answer questions from potential candidates or from those who wish to nominate them. You can contact the Board at sraeurope@eu-vri.eu.

 

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Dates conference 2017
 
 

Conference 2017 : 19-21 JUNE 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Our next conference will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, 19-21 June 2017. Information on our conference in Lisbon can be found on the conference page of our website: www.sraeurope.org.

For the latest information, please, visit the website of the local organisers in Portugal: http://sraelisbon2017.wordpress.com.

All questions can be addressed to rgaspar@ispa.pt



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Funding for SRA-Europe Regional Chapters available
 
 

Funding for SRA-Europe Regional Chapters available

 

The SRA-Europe  invites its Regional Chapters to apply for a funding grant for activities related to the organization of workshops, courses, travel, accommodation and other activities within the scope of SRA-Europe.


Application for funding should be limited to one page describing:
  • the reasons for SRA-E to cover the expenses
  • a detailed overview of the costs (only direct costs are funded)

Please mind the following conditions:
  • The amount of support cannot exceed 5 KEuros for each request.
  • Requests for funding grants should be made in advance of the expenditures or commitments.
  • Requests can be made at any time during the year, and should be submitted by email to SRA-E Secretary.
  • There should be a single point of payment for the funding grant.

 

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SRA Europe Conference Student Scholarship 2016 awarded
 
 

Student Scholarships 2016 awarded



We are pleased to announce two winners of an SRA-Europe Conference Scholarship 2015. Conference Studentship Scholarships (each worth € 750) have been awarded to:


  • Artem Anyshchenko, University of Copenhagen (Danmark)

    Artem received his award for the presentation:

    Anyshchenko, A.:
    Issues in the Regulation of GMO: Bridging the Gap between Science an Socio-economic Considerations

  • Femke Hilverda, University of Twente, Enschede (Netherlands)

    Femke's award winning presentation was:

    Hilverda, F. &  Kuttschreuter, M.
    The Effects of Facebook Comments  and Likes on Risk Perception of Organic Food


The recipients received their awards, each worth € 750, out of the hands of one of the local organisers Mathew White.



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Ortwin Renn Student Prize for Applied Risk Research
 
 

Ortwin Renn Student Prize for Applied Risk Research


We are pleased to announce that this year the Ortwin Renn Student Prize for Applied Risk Research, sponsored by ExxonMobil is awarded to:

  • Ido Sivan-Sevilla, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Israel)

    Ido received his award for the presentation:  


    Sivan-Sevilla, I.
    US Cybersecurity with/outrivay: a Risk Regulation Perspective on Unites States' Cyber Regimes

Ido received his award, worth $500, out of the hands of on of the local organisers, Mathew White.


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Business meeting / General Assembly Meeting of SRA-EUROPE
 
 

Business / General Assembly Meeting 2016

 

The next Business / General Assembly meeting will take place during the conference in Bath, 20-22 June 2016. Members are cordially invited to attend this meeting.

The meeting will take place on Tuesday 21 June, 17.10-18.00.  The location will be communicated during the conference.

 

SRA-Europe members can download the agenda for the GA meeting HERE.




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Business meeting Benelux chapter of SRA Europe
 
 

Business meeting of the Benelux chapter of SRA Europe


The Benelux chapter of SRA Europe invites members and non-members to a business meeting during the SRA conference in Bath, UK. The meeting will take place in the Chancellors Building room CB 3.1 on Monday 20 June at 1.00 - 1.30pm.


Last modified: 13 June 2016

 
   
 
 
Business meeting Nordic chapter of SRA Europe
 
 

Business meeting  Nordic chapter of SRA Europe


The Nordic chapter of SRA Europe invites members and non-members to a business meeting during the SRA conference in Bath, UK. The meeting will take place in the Chancellors Building room CB 5.6 on Tuesday 21st June at 12.30 - 1.30pm.

The agenda of the meeting can be found  HERE. For the minutes, please click HERE.

Last modified: 23 August 2016

 
   
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