WSAS Board Member David Eaton chairs National Academies’ report on the public health consequences of e-cigarettes

By |2021-01-13T16:24:55-08:00January 24th, 2018|News & Info, Uncategorized|

January 24, 2018 Subject: WSAS Board Member David Eaton chairs National Academies’ report on the public health consequences of e-cigarettes. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a report entitled Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes. WSAS Board Member, Dr. David Eaton, Dean and Vice Provost, UW Graduate School, chaired the Committee on the Review [...]

Academy Announces Election of New Members

By |2021-01-13T16:26:10-08:00July 26th, 2017|News & Info, Uncategorized|

July 26, 2017 The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) today announced the election of 13 new members in recognition of their outstanding record of scientific achievement and willingness to work on behalf of the Academy in bringing the best available science to bear on issues within the state of Washington. The new members will [...]

WSAS Evaluates Washington Department of Agriculture’s Interim Report on Impacts of the 2015 Drought

By |2021-01-13T16:27:18-08:00December 13th, 2016|News & Info, Uncategorized|

The Washington State Department of Agriculture–Natural Resources Assessment Section asked the WSAS to review the science supporting the methodologies and interpretation of the results of its study of the 2015 drought on Washington agriculture.  The Washington state “water year” October 1, 2014, to September 30, 2015, was one of the driest on record, due to [...]