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Let's Talk Risk

Jun 25, 2020

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...

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...

Jul 2, 2018

Gary Wilkerson, EdD, professor of graduate athletic training at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, discusses his recent research on developing an individualized approach to injury prevention for athletes. Using screening tests that measure physical performance in conjunction with Internet of Things devices,...

May 21, 2018

Robert Goble, PhD, research professor of environment, technology and society at Clark University, discusses what belongs, and doesn't belong, in a risk assessment. Goble argues that the choice of boundaries is a foundational and practical concern and something that constantly requires revisiting.