The primary goal of the environmental justice movement is to involve all people in the process of developing, implementing and enforcing environmental law so that everyone receives equitable protection.
This week Hao Wang successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis, titled "Cadmium exposure impairs adult neurogenesis, cognition, and olfactory memory in mice." Dr. Wang is a trainee of Dr. Zhengui Xia's and has contributed to UW SRP Project 2 through his investigation of the role of cadmium exposure in the development of neurodegenerative disease.
Each September, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) honors people who have made outstanding contributions to its mission of promoting discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of society.
University of Washington Superfund Research Program Director, Evan Gallagher, was interviewed on two separate occasions in August by King 5 News about work done in his lab demonstrating that exposure to contaminants can lead to loss of olfaction in fish. The first piece aired on August 8th, 2018, as part of a story about the effects of ocean acidification on salmon's sense of smell.
Through the long, twisting course of evolution, mammals have returned to the ocean on at least three separate occasions- once to become whales and dolphins (from an ancestor of the hippopotami), once to become manatees and dugongs (from an ancestor of the elephants), and once to become seals an
On July 19th seven students from the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded SURE-EH program and two interns from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)-funded BRANCH program toured labs in the University of Washington (UW)’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS), engaging with a variety of presenters about how to find, apply to, and fund their ideal graduat