Call for Submissions
National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Think and Do Challenge
Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate
Deadline: November 30, 2015

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate is accepting submissions for a $100,000 prize competition for ideas and approaches that can be used by the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility to enhance food safety and public health. For more information on the prize and how to craft an effective submission, visit the Challenge website.

Call for Papers
Climate Change and Health Security Special Issue
Health Security
Deadline: December 1, 2015

The journal Health Security (formerly Biosecurity and Bioterrorism) is seeking papers that address a wide range of policy, practice, and research issues at the intersection of climate change and health. Articles that address public health policies or strategies to mitigate the health impacts of climate change are especially welcome. Manuscripts of up to 5,000 words will be accepted for the special issue, to publish in March/April 2016. For more information on the issue and manuscript submission, visit the journal website.