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Let's Talk Risk

Jun 11, 2019

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. 


Oct 1, 2018

Sarah Vos, PhD, a research analyst at the University of Kentucky, and Jeannette Sutton, PhD, an associate professor at the University of Kentucky, discuss risk communication on social media and the factors that increase the likelihood of a message being shared and re-tweeted.  


Sep 10, 2018

Julie Demuth, project scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, discusses how individual experiences with extreme weather events, such as tornadoes, impact how we prepare for future events. Demuth's research indicates that people’s risk perceptions are highly influenced by a memorable past...


Aug 13, 2018

Christine Hassauer, research associate and doctoral candidate at the Technical University of Munich, discusses her work in developing a conceptual framework to describe food safety. 


Jul 30, 2018

Charlotte Heinzlef, PhD student at the University of Avignon and the University of Mons, discusses her research on the concept of resilience in relation to urban floods. Heinzlef aims to develop a holistic methodology to operationalize resilience by redefining its objectives and actions.