2011 annual meeting in Charleston, South Carolina.SRA members discuss the poster presentations at the 2011 annual meeting in Charleston, South Carolina. Recent SRA meetings have featured a large Monday evening poster presentation session with drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

SRA provides members and the general public with a variety of resources. The links to the right provide information about some of these benefits.

Career Opportunities

The SRA maintains an active, free Career Opportunities section to help employers and employees with interest in risk to find each other.

Risk Analysis: An International Journal (members only)

All members of SRA receive the Society’s official journal, Risk Analysis, free with their membership. Founded in 1981, it is the leading journal in the field of risk analysis and vital resource for all interested in the topic.

Speakers Bureau

All regional organizations can access the Speakers Bureau, a program designed to help bring internationally recognized risk experts to participate in regional organizations’ local meetings.

SRA Webinar Series (members only)

SRA recently launched its new pilot webinar series, which is being piloted via the Education Committee. The schedule of upcoming webinars and and videos of previous presentations are available at SRA Webinar Series.  See the right side of this webpage for a list of upcoming webinars.

Glossary, Core Subjects and Foundations of Risk Analysis

A new glossary of risk-related terminology was approved by the SRA Council 22 June 2015. The glossary has some exciting novel features, and is open to all.  There is also a short video introduction about "What is Risk" as seen through the eyes of SRA President Professor Terje Aven.

An SRA document of Core Subjects of Risk Analysis has been developed and may be downloaded here. The document covers five main topics: 1. Fundamentals; 2. Risk Assessment; 3. Risk Perception and Communication; 4. Risk Management and Governance; and 5. Solving Real Risk Problems and Issues. A  video illustrating the document developed by Terje Aven is available here.

See also a related discussion document on Key Principles of Risk Analysis which may be downloaded here. It provides guidance on the fundamental principles to be adopted when conducting risk analysis, to obtain high quality and trustworthy risk analysis.

A discussion paper on the Foundations of Risk Analysis has also been developed. It provides some open-minded reflections on fundamental concepts and principles of our risk analysis field, and is also open to all.  The topics addressed include: Risk analysis and science,  uncertainty in risk analysis,  trustworthiness of risk analysis methods and  results, and the future of risk analysis. 

Teaching Resources (members only)

To facilitate the teaching and learning and of risk analysis, the Education Committee has recently undertaken a project to collect and share risk analysis teaching materials, including syllabi, lecture notes, and reading lists. The collection is being developed and will continue to grow. 

Scientific Journals

This list is a summary of some key journals related to the topic of risk.

Research Institutions

This list is a summary of some institutions undertaking risk research.


This list provides access to some risk-related comics.