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18 posts from Innovation Grants

Population health grants boost wildfire and climate research

In addition the the EarthLab-Population Health grant awarded to “Characterizing risk communication around smoke exposure in rural and tribal communities in the Okanogan River airshed emphasis area,” EarthLab celebrates member organization directors Jeremy Hess (Climate Health and the Global Environment) and Jason Vogel (Climate Impacts Group) for their newly funded project, “A collaboratory to support equitable and just climate action”

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Green ways to keep food trucks clean

To bring attention to effective alternatives, experts from the University of Washington, a state agency and a nonprofit formed a team to identify and promote safer cleaning methods, starting with food trucks. Read more about the EarthLab-funded project, Clean SHiFT (Safety & Health in Food Trucks).

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Project to Create Anti-Racism Education Wins Mellon Grant

Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, faculty advisor for EarthLab member organization Future Rivers and assistant professor in the School of Marine & Environmental Affairs, is part of a team of academics that was recently awarded $5 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund an interdisciplinary, multi-year project to advance anti-racist practices and pedagogy in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM).

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EarthLab Innovation Grant project selected as a finalist for a "Science Breakthrough of the Year" award at Falling Walls 2020

We are pleased to share that one of our inaugural Innovation Grant projects was selected as a finalist for a "Science Breakthrough of the Year" award by the Falling Walls Conference, an annual world forum for leaders across sectors and disciplines to come together to discuss pressing global challenges and answer the question, "Which are the next walls to fall in science and society?"

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