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Suggested Citation:"Appendix G: Workshop Proceedings and Informal Reports." National Research Council. 2010. U.S.-Iran Engagement in Science, Engineering, and Health (2000-2009): Opportunities, Constraints, and Impacts. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12921.
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Appendix G
Workshop Proceedings and Informal Reports

Proceedings Published by National Academies Press

The Experiences and Challenges of Science and Ethics, 2003

Water Conservation, Reuse, and Recycling, 2005

Food Safety and Foodborne Disease Surveillance Systems, 2006

Foodborne Disease and Public Health, 2008

Science and Technology and the Future Development of Societies, 2008

Science as a Gateway to Understanding, 2009

Proceedings Published by Iranian Academy of Sciences

Higher Education, 2004

Ecology of Caspian Sea, 2004

Drought Forecasting and Management, 2006

Proceedings Published by Other Organizations

Ecological Problems of the Caspian Sea, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2002

Roots and Routes of Democracy and Extremism, University of Helsinki, 2006

Suggested Citation:"Appendix G: Workshop Proceedings and Informal Reports." National Research Council. 2010. U.S.-Iran Engagement in Science, Engineering, and Health (2000-2009): Opportunities, Constraints, and Impacts. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12921.
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Improving Earthquake Mitigation through Innovations and Applications in Seismic Science, Engineering, Communication, and Response, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley, 2009

Towards New Solutions in Managing Environmental Crisis, University of Helsinki, 2010

Earthquake Science and Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2010

Water Management in Iran and the United States, Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy, University of California, Davis, 2010

Informal Collections of Papers Distributed by the National Academies

U.S.-Iranian Cooperation in Addressing Global Issues, 2003

Science, Ethics, and Appropriate Uses of Technology, 2010

Suggested Citation:"Appendix G: Workshop Proceedings and Informal Reports." National Research Council. 2010. U.S.-Iran Engagement in Science, Engineering, and Health (2000-2009): Opportunities, Constraints, and Impacts. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12921.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix G: Workshop Proceedings and Informal Reports." National Research Council. 2010. U.S.-Iran Engagement in Science, Engineering, and Health (2000-2009): Opportunities, Constraints, and Impacts. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12921.
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During the first decade of the 21st century, the National Academies, working with a number of partner organizations in Iran, carried out a program of U.S.-Iran engagement in science, engineering, and health (herein referred to as science engagement). This book reviews important aspects of the science engagement program, including: (a) objectives of the program, (b) opportunities and constraints in developing the program, and (c) scientific and political impacts of the activities. Suggestions for future activities that draw on the conclusions and recommendations that have emerged from workshops and other types of interactions are set forth. Of course, the political turmoil within Iran and uncertainties as to the direction of U.S.-Iran government-to-government relations will undoubtedly complicate initiation and implementation of new science engagement activities in the near term. At the same time, many American and Iranian participants and important government officials in the United States and Iran have believed that science engagement can contribute to the evolution of an improved political environment for development of less adversarial relations between the two governments.

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