At the annual Highline Public Schools STEM Fest, self-identifying female, trans* and non-binary students get a unique opportunity to connect with STEM professionals who help spark and strengthen their interest in STEM careers through knowledge-sharing, expertise and mentorship.
"It is relatively commonplace for conference organizers to announce that, in fact, yes, this year’s event was the best conference yet, but for Cascadia 2019 I would agree" says Allyson O'Connor, a PhD student in the Northwest Center's Occupational Health Research program.
Occupational Health Services Research Program PhD students attended the 2018 APHA Meeting under the theme "Healthy Equity Now".
Robert Vannice practices his real-word Environmental, Health and Safety Management skills while interning with SeaCast Inc.
Northwest Center ERC students recently toured the Theo Chocolate Factory in Seattle, Washington to learn about safety and health in a food manufacturing facility. Students had the opportunity to view the factory in motion, as workers produced chocolate before their eyes.
The Cascadia 2018 conference (formerly Semiahmoo) brought together researchers and students from UW DEOHS, the University of British Columbia, Oregon State University, Oregon Health Sciences University, Simon Fraser University, and U Regina to share current research related to Environmental, Occupational, and Population Health, with a focus on what these fields of study mean for mental health.
Max Chmielinski, a former ERC trainee now pursuing his PhD, was featured in the Synergist Now blog as part of the American Industrial Hygiene Association's ongoing #IamIH campaign. Max is working with a team of DEOHS researchers to determine the levels of UV radiation exposures among workers in the cannabis industry.
December 5, 2017 | Today ERC trainees gathered over lunch to discuss a case study related to research misconduct as part of their training in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR).
November 21, 2017 | The Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety supports occupational health & safety education and training in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Through the Professional Training Opportunities Program (PTOP), small grant funding is available to support applicants from all disciplines and fields for projects and activities that address worker health.