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SPRING SCHEDULE 2005

The David Bradford Seminars in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy
The seminar series is co-sponsored with the Princeton Environmental Institute
(PDF Schedule)

Wallace Hall, Room 300
(12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m)
Lunch is provided starting at 11:45 a.m.


January 31, “From Science to Policy: Evolution of Assessment in Climate Research” 

Richard H. Moss

Scientist, Battelle Pacific NW National Laboratory, Aldo Leopold Leadership Program Fellow


February 7, “The Needs of the Army: Using Compulsory Relocation in the Military to Estimate the Effect of Environmental Pollutants on Children’s Health”

Adriana Lleras-Muney

Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University


February 14, “Global Trends in World Fisheries:Impacts on Marine Ecosystems and Food Security” 

Daniel M. Pauly

Professor and Director, Fisheries Centre, The University of British Columbia


February 21, “Assessment of Ph.D. Programs in the U.S.”

Jeremiah P. Ostriker

Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University


February 28, “Science at the Edge: Creating Science to Inform Air Quality Decisions in the Developed and Developing World”

Daniel S. Greenbaum

President, Health Effects Institute, Boston, Massachusetts


March 7, “Eliminating Civilian Commerce in Highly Enriched Uranium”

Armando Travelli

Senior Advisor for Nuclear Nonproliferation Program, Argonne National Laboratory.


March 14 - Spring Break


March 21, “Do Market Incentives Generate Innovation or Balkanization?” 

Wesley Yin

Lecturer in Economics, Princeton University


March 28, “Our Modern Society Becomes Us: Chemicals in Our Bodies”

John Spengler

Akira Yamaguchi Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation, Harvard School of Public Health


April 4, “Genetically Engineered Fish for Aquaculture: Will They Sink or Swim”

Robert H. Devlin

Research Scientist, Aquaculture Division, Fisheries and Oceans - Canada


April 11, “The Science-Policy Interface in the Mercury Power Plant Rule” 

Jason K. Burnett

Policy Advisor to Jeff Holmstead, AA for the Office of Air and Radiation, US EPA


April 18, “Global Climate Change”

James Hansen

Director of NASA's Goddard Institute of Space Studies


April 25, “Independent Inventors and Oligopolist Innovators: The David-Goliath Partnership?”

William J. Baumol

Professor of Economics, New York University and Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Economics, Princeton University

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