2014

Registration Open for 7th Annual Dissemination and Implementation Conference

7th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation: Transforming Health Systems to Optimize Individual and Population Health
December 8 and 9, 2014
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland

As a forum for discussing the science of dissemination and implementation, the conference aims to expand the research base by bridging the gap between evidence, practice, and policy in health and medicine.

USEPA steps up enforcement efforts to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide

(Washington, DC - September 3, 2014) - Costco Wholesale Corporation, the nation’s second largest retailer, has agreed to cut its emissions of ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas chemicals from refrigeration equipment at more than half of its stores nationwide. See full article

White House orders federal labs to review safety measures

Washington – Federal departments and agencies that deal with infectious agents need to review their safety and security practices, according to a recent

Occupational Safety Committee Will Meet On September 18, 2014

The next Occupational Safety Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 18, 2014, from 9:30am to 11:00am in Dimond Library, Room 352.  The Committee webpage can be viewed at http://www.unh.edu/research/occupational-safety-committee-osc.

Please contact Brian Cournoyer, Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator, at 603-862-4761 or brian.cournoyer@unh.edu in Environmental Health and Safety with any questions.

Institutional Biosafety Committee announces next meeting

The next Institutional Biosafety Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 25, 2014, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm in Rudman Hall G04.  The Committee webpage can be viewed at http://www.unh.edu/research/institutional-biosafety-committee-ibc.


Please contact Dana Buckley, UNH Biological Safety and Security Manager, at 603-862-0197 in Environmental Health and Safety with any questions.

Radiation Safety Committee Will Meet On September 24, 2014

The next Radiation Safety Committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 24, 2014, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm in Rudman Hall G04.  The Committee webpage can be viewed at /research/radiation-safety-committee-rsc.


Please contact Michele Arista, UNH Radiation Safety Officer at 603-862-3607 or michele.arista@unh.edu in Environmental Health and Safety with any questions.

Chemical Safety Committee announces next meeting

The next Chemical Safety Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 11, 2014, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm in Rudman Hall G79.  The Committee webpage can be viewed at : http://www.unh.edu/research/chemical-safety-committee-0.

Please contact Andy Glode, UNH Laboratory Safety Officer (603-862-5038) in Environmental Health and Safety with any questions.

Resource: The Ethics of Research & Publishing Video Series

The Academy of Management’s Ethics Education Committee has produced an eight part Ethics of Research & Publishing Video SeriesVideos range from 5 to 10 minutes in length, and topics include authorship, plagiarism, reporting research, and publishing in journals.  The videos could be used in seminars, classes, and lab meetings to facilitate discussion about these and related issues.

RCC Comings & Goings

RCC is excited to welcome Drupal programmer Erin Dame to the Software Development Group.  Erin has been working with RCC as a contractor on the Institute for Health Policy and Practice Medicaid Quality Information System (MQIS) project since December of 2013.  As a full time staff member, Erin will continue to apply his skills to MQIS as well as to other new projects requiring Drupal web programming. 

Moving Big Data

The Operating Innovative Networks (OIN) workshop was held on the UNH campus August 26 – 27, 2014.  The workshop brought together networking experts from around the country to train university network engineers to build networks to support data intensive science.

In attendance from RCC were Rob Anderson, Patrick Messer, Mark Maciolek, and Tom Baker.  Participants learned about science DMZ construction and dynamic networks. They were also given the opportunity to perform hands-on problem solving in virtual environments. 

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