Worker well-being in the trades podcast episode (part 2)

In our latest podcast episode, we invite guest speakers Tiffany Thompson, Director of Workforce Equity and Technical Assistance of Oregon Tradeswomen and Dr. Maura Kelly, Associate Professor of...

Inclusion and worker well-being in the trades podcast episode

In our latest podcast episode, we invite guest speakers Kelly Kupcak, Oregon Tradeswomen and Larry Williams, Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) to discuss inclusion and worker well-being...

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Year three of our podcast

We are excited to move into the 3rd year of our podcast, What's Work Got To Do With It? Every year we publish 6 to 10 podcast episodes a year where we dig into some of the science behind the...

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New podcast episode: Supporting Veterans through the arts

In our latest podcast episode, we learn about Román Baca's work in supporting veterans through art and dance. These creative initiatives help provide safe and welcoming spaces for veterans to...

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2021 Summer Intern Program podcast episode

On our latest podcast episode, we highlight our 2021 Summer Intern Program. Each summer, undergraduate interns work with faculty mentors in basic and applied research over a three-month paid...

Happy 50th to NIOSH! We’re celebrating on our podcast.

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) turns 50 this year. NIOSH was created in 1970 as part of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, with a mission to ensure...

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Farmworkers’ experiences during COVID

On our newest podcast episode, we feature, Reyna Lopez's talk, "Essentially Forgotten?" highlighting the impacts of COVID-19 on the Latinx farm working community in Oregon. Reyna Lopez is a leader...

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Mental health and suicide prevention in construction podcast episode

The suicide rate in working age adults has increased 40% in 2 decades and is currently the 10th leading cause of death overall in the the United States. The construction industry has one of the...

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New podcast episodes featuring our scientists

In the final part of our Three Decades at the Institute Series, we have released two new podcast episodes where we feature our scientists: Part 3.1 Meet the Scientist: In this episode, we learn...