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News releases

More research and consistent workplace rules are needed to protect worker health and safety in the cannabis industry
August 5, 2020 |View

Videos: If you fish the Duwamish in Seattle, better eat the salmon — Comer el salmón, Ăn cá hồi, បរិភោគត្រីសាម៉ុង — and here’s how
June 24, 2020 |View

75% of US workers can’t work exclusively from home, face greater risks during pandemic
June 23, 2020 |View

EarthLab announces Innovation Grant recipients for 2020
May 17, 2020 |View

Agricultural pickers in US to see unsafely hot workdays double by 2050
April 28, 2020 |View

University of Washington, PATH and Scientific Methods Inc. collaborate to develop and market new environmental surveillance tool for polio eradication
April 24, 2020 |View

UW DEOHS researcher identifies workers most harmed by economic disruption due to COVID-19
March 26, 2020 |View

‘Sushi parasites’ have increased 283-fold in past 40 years
March 20, 2020 |View

Millions of US workers at risk of infections on the job, UW researchers calculate, emphasizing need to protect against COVID-19
March 9, 2020 |View

Effectiveness of travel bans-–readily used during infectious disease outbreaks-–is mostly unknown, study finds
February 13, 2020 |View

Communities around Sea-Tac Airport exposed to a unique mix of air pollution associated with aircraft
December 3, 2019 |View

News release: Worker health in the gig economy
September 26, 2019 |View

Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of cigarettes
August 13, 2019 |View

Offspring of pregnant women exposed to high level of pollutants may have lower IQs
July 19, 2019 |View

8 UW professors elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2019
July 17, 2019 |View

In the news

Experts predict what life will be like after a COVID-19 vaccine arrives
August 6, 2020 | Huffington Post | Featured: Hilary Arnold Godwin View

Early coronavirus drug trials tested vaccines mostly on white people; next phase aims for diversity
August 6, 2020 | CNBC | Featured: Michele Andrasik View

Will Puget Sound's seasonal wildfires worsen COVID-19?
August 4, 2020 | KOMO News | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Why remote work doesn’t work for everyone
August 3, 2020 | HRD America | Featured: Marissa Baker View

After three decades, most polluted US neighborhoods haven't changed
July 31, 2020 | New York Times | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

How dual threats of heat and COVID-19 exacerbate threats to vulnerable communities
July 30, 2020 | PBS News Hour | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Expert FAQ: Wildfires in the Pacific Northwest during the COVID-19 pandemic
July 29, 2020 | UW News | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen View

Why the collapsing global birth rate won’t save us from climate change
July 25, 2020 | Quartz | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Should Washington’s restaurants be left to self-police if employees test positive for coronavirus?
July 25, 2020 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Cities’ summer challenge: Keep people cool while keeping COVID-19 at bay
July 24, 2020 | Marketplace | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Here's how to plan a safe road trip during a pandemic, according to experts
July 24, 2020 | Elite Daily | Featured: Karen Levy View

Cities hard hit by coronavirus crisis consider rolling back reopenings
July 22, 2020 | NPR | Featured: Hilary Arnold Godwin View

Judge rules Washington agencies acted properly in developing emergency rules for farmworker housing
July 20, 2020 | Yakima Herald | Featured: Catherine Karr View

9 expert tips for a safe road trip during the pandemic
July 17, 2020 | Lonely Planet | Featured: Hilary Arnold Godwin View

Could examining our excrement help to fight the coronavirus?
July 16, 2020 | Government Technology | Featured: John Meschke View