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Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in Scientific Disciplines: Crises and Opportunities

Scientific disciplines have some long-standing issues related to diversity and inclusion. Since 1901, less than 4% of Nobel Prize recipients in science have been women. Even more astonishingly, not a single Nobel laureate in science has been black. While this historic picture appears bleak,...

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SOT Regional Chapters: From 1981 to Today

The SOT Component Groups—Regional Chapters, Specialty Sections, and Special Interest Groups—continue to contribute to the Society’s mission by serving micro-communities of members with specialized areas of interest within the larger SOT membership. Among these Component Groups are the 18...

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Mercury: A Long-Appreciated Hazard

Last year, SOT developed five Toxicology Impact Statements to illustrate public health situations in which toxicology helped provide solutions and protection. The statements are available as PDFs on the SOT website . Members are encouraged to use and share these statements to increase...

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SOT 2019–2023 Strategic Plan: Year One Objectives

Guided by the Society’s mission and purpose, the recently developed 2019–2023 Strategic Plan is in full effect, with action underway toward achieving the plan’s Central Challenge: to strengthen SOT’s impact on science and public/environmental health. Council identified six Strategic...