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EarthLab is a proud sponsor of this challenge that brings together interdisciplinary student teams to identify an environmental problem and develop a solution. Teams must design and build a prototype as well as create a business plan that highlights the market potential for their solution.Read more
Through various projects and innovation grants, EarthLab combines the research and expertise from UW faculty, staff, and students with nonprofits, businesses, policymakers, and other stakeholders to develop solutions to environmental challenges.Read more
EarthLab is closely monitoring the local outbreak of the novel coronavirus and are making every effort to address the changing needs of the community, wherever possible.Read more
The 2nd UW Student Film Contest commenced in 2019 to bring together STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) majors across the world to collaborate within the arts and humanities through film making. With this transdisciplinary approach, the contest centers around incorporating more art within the STEM field. In fact, the contest centers around STEAM (Science Technology Engineering ARTS and Maths).
As a sponsor of the award category Planet Earth, EarthLab would like to congratulate the winners of this category: Ocean State of Debris and Exist.
Ah, the great outdoors. That intoxicating piney scent of an evergreen forest, the salty seawater glow on your skin after a swim, the parade of puffy clouds marching overhead while stretched out in a flowery meadow—being outside makes us happy and puts us at ease. In fact, an emerging body of research says just that, confirming what many of us already knew in our hearts.Read more
The Nature and Health group seeks to understand the connections between nature and human health and well-being. What does this mean for health and nature during Covid-19? Find out during Nature and Health's webinar as they explore this question.Read more
We’re excited to announce a new research project that will be co-funded by UW EarthLab and UW Population Health. The aim of the proposed pilot project, “Environmental and human health impacts of a new invasive species in Madagascar,” is to provide the Malagasy government with the information it needs to appropriately manage the invasive marbled crayfish (Procambarus virginalis) in ways that minimize impacts on local biodiversity while maximizing benefits to public health.Read more
As a new initiative at the University of Washington, we are excited to continue growing our team with professionals to excel in our shared vision for tomorrow by helping us collectively act now to make our vision real today.Read more
As one of EarthLab's 2019-2020 Innovation Grant grantees, the Voices Unbound project will be opening an eco-gallery to showcase their work! The Voices Unbound project asked people throughout Pierce County to document environmental challenges that are impacting them and their community by using enviro-postcards. From this, the gallery will showcase 1,000 south sound perspectives on our most important environmental challenges.Read more
Learn about The Nature Conservancy's exciting and innovative scientific research, and how science informs policy and practice around the world. The Nature Conservancy is one of the largest conservation organizations in the world, working in 79 countries and territories to conserve the lands and water on which all life depends.Read more