Calls for Expertise

Call for Public Health Perspectives: Forest Health, Wildfire Smoke, and Public Health
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The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) and Blue Forest Conservation are seeking nominations of public health experts for a peer-reviewed report on the connections between forest health, wildfire smoke, and public health. CCST’s Costs of Wildfire in California study assessed the economic impacts of wildfire smoke to public and private health systems in the billions […]
Call for Experts: Unresolved Questions About California’s Energy Future
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  SACRAMENTO, Calif.—CCST is interested in working with a graduate student or postdoc to develop an accessible primer on policy and technological issues relevant to California’s clean energy future, to help inform interested stakeholders and direction for CCST’s future work. The aim of the primer would be to synthesize high-level background on existing questions and […]
Request For Proposals: DEI Consultant to Help Reassess Definition and Metrics for “Scientific Expertise”
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SACRAMENTO, CA—The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) is reassessing what it means to be considered an “expert” in the STEMM fields, and the body of expertise needed to effectively make policies stronger with science. As part of its ongoing efforts in this area, CCST seeks to partner with a diversity, equity, and inclusion […]
CALL CLOSED: CCST Seeks Expert Participants for Workshop on “Reimagining a 21st Century Public Health System”
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SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) is seeking a diverse pool of candidates interested in participating in an upcoming interactive workshop focused on reimagining the public health system. The workshop will be held virtually during the mornings of June 14th and 17th (8am – 12pm Pacific Time). Interested participants may see the summary below, […]
CCST and Blue Forest Seek Experts on Links Between Forest Health, Wildfire Smoke, and Public Health
Recommend an Expert SACRAMENTO, CA—The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) and Blue Forest Conservation have received funding from the National Forest Foundation, US Endowment for Forestry and Communities, and USFS’s Innovative Finance for National Forests (IFNF) grant program to produce a peer-reviewed report on the connections between forest health and public health. Public health impacts of wildfire smoke are […]