Please help us celebrate our Postdocs
On September 18th, the Office of Research and Graduate Education will host the annual Postdoc Appreciation Celebration during the National Postdoc Appreciation week.
Postdocs from the Health Sciences Center will be discussing their research. Pizza, cake and refreshments will be served.
National Postdoc Appreciation Day/Week works to recognize the significant contributions that postdoctoral scholars make to U.S. research and discovery.
Please join us:
September 18th, Noon-1:30, hallway behind the Pylons lobby
Faculty from WVU Extension Service, WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, and WVU School of Public Health and West Virginia Prevention Research Center received a five-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help in Clay and McDowell counties reduce obesity and other chronic diseases related to long-term unhealthy lifestyles.
In a report published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, WVU School of Public Health researcher Michael McCawley and his colleagues pinpoint shortcomings in how miners’ exposure to respirable coal-mine dust is monitored. Inhaling this dust over time leads to black lung disease.
Hoping to speed up the move from idea to application, West Virginia University and 23 other regional institutions have come together to create a “virtual hub” that will ultimately help speed the commercialization of groundbreaking university research.