The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research proposals that address agricultural health and safety in Arizona, California, Hawaii, and/or Nevada

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety

The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research proposals that address agricultural health and safety in Arizona, California, Hawaii, and/or Nevada. WCAHS welcomes applications on a wide range of topics relevant to agricultural health and safety. Areas of current interest include, but are not limited to, health and safety related to air quality and climate change, wildland fires near agriculture, pesticide exposure, ergonomic hazards, night work in agriculture, and mental health and stress in agricultural populations. 

Award:                                        
Funding for the 2018-2019 academic year
Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars may request up to $10,000
Faculty may request up to $30,000

Eligibility:                              
Faculty with PI eligibility in the Western region (AZ, CA, HI, NV)
PhD students or postdoctoral scholars in the Western region
Applicants from AZ, HI, and NV are encouraged to apply
 
Key Dates:
Proposals Due:  July 27, 2018, 5pm PT
Earliest Funding Start Date:  October 1, 2018
Progress Report Due:  March 29, 2019
Final Report Due:  September 15, 2019                           
 
Read the application and submission guidelines here

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