Environmental Health, Climate, Sustainability

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Volunteer Basis, Potential for UROP Funding, Potential for Work-Study Funding

Overview

Topic: Indoor Environmental Quality in K-12 Schools. This study is a partnership between BU School of Public Health and Boston Public Schools to investigate indoor air, environmental quality, and health. This research opportunity is to work with the BUSPH team and Boston Public Schools staff analyze and translate data and research findings into communications materials for the school community. Topic examples include: indoor environmental quality (IEQ) sensor systems, impact of COVID engineering controls on IEQ and sustainability goals, IEQ and health, IEQ and learning, classroom resilience to current and future climate, greenspace and the built environment in schools. Requirements: science and/or communications background, strong writing skills, creativity, and interest in these topics. Opportunities for data analysis.

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