Supporting Undergraduate Research Experiences in Environmental Health (SURE-EH)
"If you want to learn about the health of a population, look at the air they breathe, the water they drink, and the places where they live."
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), one of the largest research agencies dedicated to improving human health, has a funded opportunity for underrepresented students at UW to conduct environmental health science-related research alongside faculty in the School of Public Health. This new program, Supporting Undergraduate Research Experiences in Environmental Health (SURE-EH) is now accepting applications from underrepresented UW students.
SURE-EH provides a meaningful opportunity to work with experienced faculty on a research project addressing the relationship between environmental exposures and human health. Work alongside faculty as a paid student researcher for up to 2 years, full-time during summer and part-time during the academic year.
Read about the research that current SURE-EH are conducting here: http://deohs.washington.edu/current-sure-eh-trainees
SURE-EH will provide academic opportunities to complement the research experience, including course recommendations, seminars, workshops, and research symposia. These educational opportunities will enhance your breadth and depth of the SURE-EH’s environmental health science training, and help you become a leader in the field of environmental health sciences.
The application (including instructions and eligibility information) is online here (https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/tsterry/301204).