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Increasing Diversity in Innovation Virtual Conference: Capturing America’s Lost Inventors

Shire Hall (Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership) 2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley

July 26 – 29, every day 8am – 5pm Findings by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and leading researchers show that women, people of color and veterans are significantly underrepresented as US patent inventors. All of the data indicates that the US has missed out on millions of inventors, impacting national innovation and […]

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Increasing Aid for Girls’ Education & Family Planning in the West African Sahel

Online - Virtual Event

Photo: WFP/Phil Behan Increasing access to education and reproductive health - especially family planning - are strategic, mutually reinforcing interventions that enhance self-determination for girls and women. Increasing overseas investment in these two strategies can enable donor countries and implementing organizations to mitigate the Sahel region’s security and humanitarian crises and to leverage positive outcomes. […]

SafeTREC Webinar: Engaging Communities During COVID – What We Learned

Online - Virtual Event

Santa Ana Active Streets (SAAS) for the past year has adapted many of its in-person active transportation safety programs for the COVID-19 reality. Join UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks for our latest Focus Cities webinar with SAAS staff and volunteers to learn how they took their programs online when needed, updated activities with COVID-19 public health guidelines, […]

Wildfire Smoke Exposure in Kids: How to Mitigate Health Effects

Online - Virtual Event

Children are particularly vulnerable to wildfire smoke. Low cost tools for assessing particulate matter exposure are available, but understanding their limitations is critical. Improving indoor air quality is key to decreasing exposure, and there are known health benefits to improving indoor air quality. The use of masks or respirators may also provide some protection from […]

Permeation Through Disposable Nitrile Gloves: Gun Cleaning Solvents and Gunshot Residue

Online - Virtual Event

Firearms emit a complex mixture of inorganic and organic compounds that pose health risks. These compounds, or gunshot residues (GSRs), must be removed from the firearm to assure its proper function and for the safety of the user. Cleaning requires the use of gun cleaning solvents (GCSs) and manufacturers recommend appropriate protective gloves be worn […]

Hazards in the Craft Brewing Industry: Understanding Injuries through Workers’ Compensation Data

Online - Virtual Event

Workers at craft breweries are an understudied population in a rapidly growing industry. Craft beer is produced through a manufacturing process which exposes workers to numerous occupational hazards including awkward body postures, lifting/carrying heavy loads, sharp edges, and hot surfaces. Unfortunately, national injury surveillance data does not effectively represent craft breweries. The purpose of this […]

Supporting Surgical Smoke Evacuation Legislation Through A Policy Analysis

Online - Virtual Event

For more than 25 years, health risks associated with surgical smoke exposure have been debated. In 1996, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) confirmed that smoke produced by laser or electrosurgery units may contain toxic vapors, blood fragments, and viruses which subsequently can produce respiratory and eye irritation in health care personnel. […]

This is Public Health Virtual Fair

Online - Virtual Event

Our admissions team will be present at the This is Public Health virtual fair to discuss how to apply and why you should choose Berkeley Public Health. Join us during the live chat to have your questions answered and meet our Admissions Counselors. Register for this event

UC Davis Pre-Health Conference

Online - Virtual Event

The UC Davis Pre-Health Conference provides community college, university, and post-bac students, as well as pre-health advisors with the information and skills necessary to succeed in the health-professions school admission process. It provides a unique opportunity for direct contact with deans of admission, admission officers, financial aid officers, faculty, and staff from a wide variety […]

This is Public Health Virtual Fair

Online - Virtual Event

Our admissions team will be present at the This is Public Health virtual fair to discuss how to apply and why you should choose Berkeley Public Health. Join us during the live chat to have your questions answered and meet our Admissions Counselors. Register for this event