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What Star Trek can teach us about science and health ethics

Star Trek may be known best as a pop culture touchstone, but the show has also become a vehicle for teaching science, ethics and philosophy at Oregon State.

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OSU research program awarded $12.7 million grant for Superfund research

An Oregon State University-led research program has been awarded a $12.7 million grant to serve the Pacific Northwest by studying harmful chemicals found at federally designated hazardous waste sites. The Oregon State University Superfund Research Program received the five-year grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. The program has now received more than $40 million […]

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OSU researchers, Swinomish tribe of Washington partner on environmental education project

Researchers from the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community of northwest Washington and Oregon State University have been awarded more than $1.6 million from the National Science Foundation to expand an environmental education program that focuses on traditional native foods. The five-year project is designed to address the challenges and concerns facing place-based people whose health, culture […]

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Advocating for health locally and globally

Diana Rohlman, assistant research professor, was recently invited to speak at a workshop in New Delhi, India about her work on community engagement and disaster response research. The Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) center is a global center using participatory research and training to build capacity of citizens, communities and institutions to enable vibrant, gender-equal […]

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Going beyond the science

After an accidental toxic air leak from a nearby oil refinery, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community (SITC) was motivated to learn more about their exposure to air toxins. Drawing on a long-standing relationship with the Oregon State Superfund Research Program, SITC inquired about using silicone wristbands developed at OSU to evaluate their exposure levels. “After […]

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Professor among select group to speak at workshop

Assistant Professor Diana Rohlman is one of only a handful of U.S. scientists to speak at an upcoming NIH-India community-engaged research workshop in February in New Delhi. Learn more about the research she’ll highlight at the conference on the Superfund Research Program Hub.