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Iraqi Virtual Science Library

Iraqi Virtual Science Library ( While spending five months in Iraq serving as special advisor for nonproliferation to the Coalition Provisional Authority, Alex Dehgan, a 2003–05
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Fellows Harness Power of New Technologies for Middle East Urban Development Conference

By some estimates, as many as 2 billion people worldwide may be living as squatters by 2030, leaving rural areas to dwell in urban slums. “This is where the sustainable development challenge will have

2005 Fellows in the News

Christophe McCray, 2005-06 Defense Policy Fellow, focuses on battlefield forensics research in the Office of Naval Research at the Department of Defense. For more information, click here. On October

While I will be the first to admit that cows are not more important than humans...

One of my goals in applying for the Global Security Fellowship was to find a way to use the experience to inform policy-makers of the risks presented by the potential introduction of a foreign animal disease into U.S. animal agriculture. I never would have imagined, when writing my application, what the next year had in store for me.
Collaborative Efforts of S&T Policy Fellows

Collaborative Efforts of S&T Policy Fellows

Most people probably do not realize that there are vials of pathogens – including anthrax, the plague, tularemia (also known as “rabbit fever”), and others – sitting in labs all over the world that

Imagine … You have the opportunity to expand your skills...

During my fellowship, I developed technical skills in probabilistic exposure modeling doing critical analysis of the pesticide cumulative risk assessment model. My colleague and I deconstructed the dietary exposure module of the cumulative model and ran sensitivity analyses on its components.


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