U.S. Health Care Systems Should Classify Care for Intimate Partner Violence — Including Reproductive Care, Forensic Exams — As Essential

January 10, 2024

U.S. health care systems should classify 15 health care services related to intimate partner violence, such as reproductive health care, forensic medical exams, and mental health care, as essential, including during public health emergencies.

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Speaks at Transportation Research Board’s 2024 Annual Meeting

January 10, 2024

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg addressed thousands of transportation professionals, including policymakers, administrators, practitioners, and researchers, during the annual meeting of the National Academies’ Transportation Research Board.

Transportation Research Board Convenes Annual Gathering of Government, Industry, and Research Professionals

January 4, 2024

Transportation industry leaders, policymakers, administrators, and researchers will gather in person from Jan. 7 to 11 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., for the 103rd annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB).

Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - January 2024

January 2, 2024

“Reports & Events” is a monthly tip sheet for the news media that highlights selected meetings of interest and reports from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Gulf Research Program Announces Awards to Support Nature-Based Solutions to Mitigate Climate-Related Hazards

December 20, 2023

The Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced today awards totaling $3.7 million to support four projects that engage communities to design nature-based solutions to mitigate climate-related hazards.

New Action Collaborative Launched to Improve Pathways for Women of Color in Tech Education and Careers

December 19, 2023

A new Action Collaborative on Transforming Trajectories for Women of Color in Tech has been launched by the National Academies and 35 other institutions representing higher education, national laboratories, and government.

Four DELS Reports Make List of Outstanding Academic Titles

December 19, 2023

Libraries at undergraduate colleges and universities will likely be taking a second look at four reports from the Division on Earth and Life Studies that made it onto this year’s list of Choice Outstanding Academic Titles.

New Report Urges Multiagency Action to Support Potentially Transformative Digital Twins Research

December 14, 2023

Digital twin technology holds immense potential to accelerate scientific discovery, improve climate science, and revolutionize health care, manufacturing, and other sectors, but an integrated agenda is needed to harmonize research across domains and focus efforts on realistic applications.

To Minimize Harms and Maximize Benefits of Social Media to Adolescent Health, New Report Recommends Setting Industrywide Standards, New Protections Against Harassment

December 12, 2023

To minimize the harm of social media use on adolescents’ health while maximizing its benefits, a new report recommends setting industrywide standards and new protections against harassment, offering nearly a dozen recommendations for social media companies, Congress, the U.S. Department of Education, and others.

Trouble in Wine Country - Committee of Experts Visit West Coast to Advance Grapevine Virus Disease Research

December 12, 2023

A committee of experts travelled to Washington State to advance their understanding of grapevine viruses and identify avenues for improving their management.

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