Category: Announcements

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Newly Awarded NIEHS & NSF Grants

We are excited to announce that SSEHRI researchers have recently received two new grants from NIEHS and NSF.  These grants build on the success of SSEHRI’s PFAS Project lab and its partners in other...

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Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Ritcher

SSEHRI is proud to congratulate Lauren Ritcher on defending her doctoral dissertation, Unseen Science: The Social Re-Discovery of Per- and Polyfluorinated Compounds, in August, 2018.  Dr. Ritcher is continuing her research with the Silent Spring Institute...

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Environmental Data and Governance Initiative Publishes on EPA Regulatory Capture in “The Conversation”

“EPA staff say the Trump administration is changing their mission from protecting human health and the environment to protecting industry” has been published on The Conversation. Here’s the link: http://theconversation.com/epa-staff-say-the-trump-administration-is-changing-their-mission-from-protecting-human-health-and-the-environment-to-protecting-industry-96256

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Good News Roundup

We’re excited to announce several new funding sources for our graduate students and research groups. Congratulations to everyone involved! Student Accomplishments Graduate student Stephanie Clark-Reyna was awarded the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. The aim...

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Sara Wylie Awarded CRESSH Pilot Grant

SSEHRI core faculty member Sara Wylie was awarded the Pilot Project Award for her project “Developing community based visceral data performances for cross disciplinary collaboration on environmental justice in Chelsea, MA” from the Center for...

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Lauren Richter Wins Award

Congratulations to Lauren Richter, whose 2017 paper “Constructing insignificance: critical race perspectives on institutional failure in environmental justice communities,” published in Environmental Sociology has won the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences student paper competition. Lauren will...

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Fractivism

SSEHRI core faculty member, Sara Wylie, has just published her first book. From flammable tap water and sick livestock to the recent onset of hundreds of earthquakes in Oklahoma, the impact of fracking in...