2015 News Archive
MCOHS Pilot Projects Call for Proposals
October 10, 2015 - Grants ranging from $5,000 to a maximum of $20,000 are available to occupational health and safety (OHS) researchers in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Areas of OHS include industrial hygiene, occupational and environmental health nursing, occupational and environmental epidemiology, occupational and environmental medicine, injury epidemiology and safety, ergonomics, toxicology, health physics, and occupational health psychology.
The RFP is applicable only to educational institutions and targets a) new investigators that have traditionally not conducted OHS research; b) investigators pursuing new directions of research; and c) doctoral research trainees.
The application deadline is December 15, 2015.
2015 NORA Symposium
TOTAL WORKER HEALTH: Why You Should Build a Program in Total Worker Health and How to Do It
The 2015 National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Symposium was held Wednesday, May 6 at Mayo Memorial Auditorium at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. The symposium was co-sponsored by the Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (MCOHS) and the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH). Attendees from diverse backgrounds including healthcare, occupational health and safety, education, research, government, communications, labor relations, and human resources gathered to discuss "Total Worker Health".
Thank you to all who made the 2015 NORA Symposium a success!