OSU Institute for Global Explosive Hazard Mitigation growth continues


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(Oklahoma State University) Approximately 5,000 people die each year from mines or other explosive remnants of war across the globe.

Several United States-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working to dismantle and neutralize these explosive remnants of war — as well as university organizations — have partnered with Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences’ School of Forensic Sciences to form the Institute for Global Explosive Mitigation.

The new institute is the result of collaborations between the School of Forensic Sciences’ Arson, Explosives, Firearms and Toolmarks program and several nonprofit organizations and foundations including Golden West Humanitarian Foundation, Platinum East and Bomb Techs Without Borders, along with the Johns Hopkins University Humanitarian Mine Action Special Interest Group and the Unmanned Systems Research Institute at OSU.

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Published: Friday, April 8, 2022

Last Updated: Friday, April 8, 2022

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