ACS Graduate & Postdoctoral
Scholars Bulletin

September 2012

Creating Safety Cultures in Academic Institutions

“Example is not the main thing influencing others, it is the only thing” – Albert Schweitzer

Laboratory incidents in academia have garnered recent attention and scrutiny from the media. Who is responsible for the prevention of these types of laboratory incidents and what safety resources are available to them? To learn how a new report from the Safety Culture Task Force can help reinforce chemical and laboratory safety at your university,

New Opportunities
Travel Awards
AAC&U: The 2013 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Awards
ACS ENVR: Two Award Opportunities for Graduate Students
ACS ORGN: Graduate Student Travel Award
ACS MEDI: 2013 Robert M. Scarborough Award for Graduate/Post-Graduate Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry
Research & Postdoctoral Fellowships
American Cancer Society: Multiple Postdoctoral Fellowships
AAAS: Science Policy & Technology Fellowships
ACS: Submit Your Abstract for the Spring 2013 ACS National Meeting in New Orleans
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