20 episodes

Let’s Talk Risk with the Society for Risk Analysis, the world’s leading authority on risk science and its applications, helps bring clarity to the world of risk, uncertainty, and ambiguity. Visit www.sra.org for more information on the topics discussed in these episodes and for more studies found in Risk Analysis: An International Journal

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Let’s Talk Risk with the Society for Risk Analysis, the world’s leading authority on risk science and its applications, helps bring clarity to the world of risk, uncertainty, and ambiguity. Visit www.sra.org for more information on the topics discussed in these episodes and for more studies found in Risk Analysis: An International Journal

    Compound Hazards: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    Compound Hazards: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    Robyn Wilson, Ph.D., Ohio State University, and Gina Eosco, Ph.D., NOAA, discuss compound hazards and how that impacts the decision making process for individuals and communities when threatened by both extreme weather events and COVID-19. What actions should people take when faced with both evacuation and stay-at-home orders?

    • 31 min
    COVID-19 Impacts on Risk Research

    COVID-19 Impacts on Risk Research

    Four panelists discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on their research projects in various disciplines of risk analysis. 

    Panelists:
    Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, Ph.D., Stanford University
    Khara Grieger, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
    Mark Borsuk, Ph.D., Duke University
    Roshanak Nateghi, Ph.D., Purdue University

    • 32 min
    • video
    Insights into Reopening the Economy

    Insights into Reopening the Economy

    Robin Cantor, Ph.D., and Dubravka Tosic, Ph.D., Berkeley Research Group, discuss how businesses and non-profits can begin to re-open and regain their customers post-COVID-19. 

    • 48 min
    • video
    COVID-19 Pandemic: Is History Doomed to Repeat Itself?

    COVID-19 Pandemic: Is History Doomed to Repeat Itself?

    Vicki Bier, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, discusses lessons learned from the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic. 

    • 28 min
    New Challenges for Risk Analysis from COVID-19

    New Challenges for Risk Analysis from COVID-19

    Rae Zimmerman, Ph.D., research professor at NYU Wagner, discusses the new challenges for risk analysts posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, from a NYC perspective. 

    • 29 min
    Emerging Health Technologies: Do The Risks Outweigh The Rewards?

    Emerging Health Technologies: Do The Risks Outweigh The Rewards?

    Sally Wyatt, Ph.D., Maastricht University, and Marie-Valentine Florin, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), discuss direct-to-consumer genetic testing and human genome editing with an overarching theme of risk vs. reward. This episode is hosted by Catherine Wong, University of Luxembourg.

    • 29 min

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