Did you know only 27% of natural sciences/engineering academic articles are ever cited? For their winter quarter, center-wide event, NWCOHS trainees participated in a workshop about communicating their research in accessible ways to diverse audiences.
As the economy continues to boom, more employers are supplementing their workforce with temporary workers, hired through staffing agencies. In fact, these workers represented 3.8 percent of U.S employment in 2017.
"One of the presenters spoke about gender bias and ways to promote diversity and inclusion. As a woman of color in academia, this is a presentation that really resonated with me in many ways." - Erica Chavez
Funding from the Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety increases region-wide capacity for student-led projects to improve occupational health and safety in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
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 Services Research program.