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Exposure Science in 21st Century: Role of Citizens and Communities

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Award date: 
Sep 25, 2014
Award amount: 
$3,000
Organization name: 
Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborative
Principal Investigator: 
Armes, Martin
Grant program category: 
Event Support
Grant program name: 
Biotechnology Event Sponsorship
Region: 
Research Triangle

Exposure science is required to evaluate a wide array of problems because humans (and other
species) can come into contact with physical, chemical, and biologic agents every day, as well as
during natural and other catastrophic events. In response, a burgeoning federal interagency working group (involving 18 different agencies) is
currently focused this topic. Specifically, there are five topic areas of interest, including
community engagement and citizen science to improve the real-time understanding of what is
taking place across RTP, North Carolina and beyond.
The November Summit will bring a critical local, community, state and industry dimension to

Fiscal year: 
2015