ONR’s directorates balance a robust science and technology (S&T) portfolio, allocating funds to meet the warfighter's requirements.
Experts Join to Fight Hearing Loss
At left, a lithographer participates in an annual test to monitor the hearing abilities of Sailors who work in noisy environments. Regular exposure to high decibel levels has contributed to an increase in noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus among service members.
On May 29, the Office of Naval Research will bring together researchers from across the country to look at ways to combat these auditory deficiencies, the most commonly reported disabilities by U.S. veterans.
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Navy Opportunity Forum (Details)
Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, Va.
June 3-5, 2013
*Approved by the Department of the Navy/Assistant for Administration (DoN/AA)*
"The 2013 Navy Oportunity Forum provides a preview of over 200 technologies funded by the (1) Navy's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology (STTR) programs; and (2) the Navy's Office of Research and Technology Applications. The combined portfolio represents an investment of over $200 million annually." -- Navy Opportunity Forum
Webcast: Russian Cyber Capabilities
David Smith, director of the Potomac Institute Cyber Center at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, will discuss Russian cyber practices and policies as part of ONR's Distinguished Lecture Series.
Join the webcast at 10:30am ET, June 5, via Defense Connect Online: https://connect.dco.dod.mil/onrlecture.
Smith is a former U.S. ambassador who also directs the Georgian Security Analysis Center in Tbilisi, Georgia. He holds degrees from the University of Arizona, London School of Economics and Harvard University, and has a career in international relations which spans 30 years.