Biological Terrorism: An Existential Threat or Merely a Weapon of Mass Disruption?

Presented by

Peter Katona, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, UCLA Schools of Medicine and Public Health

 

Biological Terrorism: An Existential Threat or Merely a Weapon of Mass Disruption?

This video is part of a series of presentations made at the International Colloquium on Catastrophic & Existential Risk sponsored by the B. John Garrick Institute from March 27 to 29, 2017. 

The State of Research In Existential Risk

Presented by

Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh, Executive Director of CSER (Centre for the Study of Existential Risk), University of Cambridge

The State of Research In Existential Risk

This video is part of a series of presentations made at the International Colloquium on Catastrophic & Existential Risk sponsored by the B. John Garrick Institute from March 27 to 29, 2017. 

Risks and Risk Management in Systems of International Governance

Presented by

Catherine Rhodes, Academic Project Manager at CSER (Centre for the Study of Existential Risk), University of Cambridge

Risks And Risk Management In Systems Of International Governance

This video is part of a series of presentations made at the International Colloquium on Catastrophic & Existential Risk sponsored by the B. John Garrick Institute from March 27 to 29, 2017. 

Ethics and Social Impact of Global Catastrophic and Existential Risk

Presented by

Anders Sandberg, James Martin Research Fellow at Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford

Ethics and Social Impact of Global Catastrophic and Existential Risk

This video is part of a series of presentations made at the International Colloquium on Catastrophic & Existential Risk sponsored by the B. John Garrick Institute from March 27 to 29, 2017. 

US Department of Homeland Security Activities on Nuclear and Bioterrorism

Presented by

Detlof von Winterfeldt, Director of CREATE (Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events), University of Southern California

US Department of Homeland Security Activities on Nuclear and Bioterrorism

This video is part of a series of presentations made at the International Colloquium on Catastrophic & Existential Risk sponsored by the B. John Garrick Institute from March 27 to 29, 2017. 

The Tragedy of the Uncommons - Psychology, Politics and Policy

Presented by

Jonathan Wiener, Perkins Professor of Law, Environmental Policy and Public Policy at Duke University

The Tragedy of the Uncommons - Psychology, Politics and Policy

This video is part of a series of presentations made at the International Colloquium on Catastrophic & Existential Risk sponsored by the B. John Garrick Institute from March 27 to 29, 2017. 

Radiation Hazards | The National Academy of Sciences at 150: Celebrating Service to the Nation

Authors: Lindee S., Garrick B.J., Crowley K., Creager A.

Division of Anthropology and Psychology work on how to manage the population in the event of a nuclear disaster; the work of the BEAR/BEIR Committee (Biological Effects of Atomic/Ionizing Radiation), including background in the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission; the Galley report in the '60s, an NAS study of radioactive waste disposal for the AEC; the BEIR reports on the health risks of radon (1988) and the health effects of low-level ionizing radiation (1990). John Garrick - NRC Committee for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants

Oct 18, 2013

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