Articles from October 2018

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CHEEC accepting FY19 seed grant applications for environmental research

The University of Iowa Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC) is currently accepting applications for its FY2019 Seed Grant Program. CHEEC supports environmental health research relating to environmental toxins. Its mission is ‘to determine the levels of environmental contamination which can be specifically associated with human health effects”. CHEEC seed grants are...
Musical Chemistry project

Creative Matches program funds projects that blend art and science

The Office of the Vice President for Research is now accepting proposals to Creative Matches funding program, which supports collaborative projects that bring together scientific and artistic modes of inquiry, experimentation, and expression. Proposed projects must include partners from at least one arts discipline and at least one science, biomedical, or engineering discipline. In the past, the...
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Sinn picked to lead UI Environmental Health & Safety Office

Haley Sinn has been named permanent director of the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Office, which works to promote and protect health and safety across the University of Iowa campus. Sinn, Ph.D., has held the position on an interim basis since former Director Carol McGhan retired in February. “For nearly two decades, Haley has been an indispensable member of an office that oversees a range of...