RTI International, Norcem to Pilot Advanced Solid Sorbent CO2 Capture Technology at Cement Plant in Norway
RTI International and Norcem, part of HeidelbergCement Group, are partnering to carry out a pilot-scale carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technology demonstration project in Norcem’s cement plant in Brevik, Norway.
Luis Crouch Returns as Chief Technical Officer in RTI’s International Development Group
Former RTI International staff member and leading international education expert Luis Crouch, Ph.D., will return to RTI as vice president and chief technical officer of the International Development Group June 4.
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Expert Panel Takes Look at Crime Lab Backlogs, Impact on Justice
Leaders from government, academia and RTI International will explore the key factors that contribute to backlogs at our nation’s crime laboratories, as well as the impact they have on the efficiency of our criminal justice system, at a policy forum at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., May 21.
RTI International to Host Export University 101
As part of World Trade Week, RTI International will host Export University 101, a workshop conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and its partners to prepare businesses for international success. The day-long event will be held May 16.
RTI’s Nanomaterial Registry Seeks Partners on Data Analysis
RTI is expanding the utility of its Nanomaterial Registry by partnering with research organizations, universities, and industry in the nanomaterial research community to answer important questions on the connections between nanomaterial physical and chemical characteristics and nanomaterial benefits and risks.
New Commission Unlikely to Change in Long-Term Care Financing
The recently formed Long-Term Care Commission faces a daunting task in deciding whether to expand or reduce the role of government in caring for our nation’s aging population, according to Joshua M. Wiener, Ph.D., distinguished fellow and director of RTI International's Aging, Disability and Long-Term Care Program.
Special Issue of Journal Examines Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts
A special issue of Prevention Science, co-edited by Diana Fishbein, Ph.D., a behavioral neuroscientist at RTI International, and Ty Ridenour, a methodologist at University at Pittsburgh, examines substance abuse prevention approaches for high-risk behaviors and addresses gaps in prevention research.
MPR Associates, Inc., Merges with Education Studies Division within RTI International
MPR Associates, Inc., an education research firm based in Berkeley, Calif., merged with RTI International’s Education Studies Division May 1. RTI acquired MPR, a longtime partner and collaborator in the education research sector, in December 2012.
Philip Schwehm Named VP of Governance and Economic Development Division
Philip Schwehm has been promoted to vice president of the Governance and Economic Development Division at RTI International. Schwehm has 20 years of professional experience in international development, managing complex development projects and designing program strategies and interventions in economic governance and public sector management.
Online Nanomaterial Registry Expands, Prepares for 'Big Data'
RTI International recently added hundreds of new data records to the Nanomaterial Registry, an authoritative, web-based resource that organizes and evaluates the biological and environmental implications of well-characterized nanomaterials from publicly available resources.
Women's Justice and Empowerment Initiative Improves Rape Survivor Care in South Africa, Helps 27,000 Women
As part of ongoing efforts to help address challenges faced by women and girls worldwide, RTI International implemented the Women's Justice and Empowerment Initiative in South Africa, helping establish rape survivor care centers in all nine provinces that have helped more than 27,000 women.
Experts to Explore Public Opinion, Policies of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Leading experts will discuss safety, privacy and public opinion issues concerning the use of unmanned aircraft in U.S. communities at a policy forum at the National Press Club, Tuesday, May 8.
New Book Discusses Information Privacy in Healthcare
A new book discusses how the rapid increase in electronic medical records will impact patient privacy.