Scholar Spotlight – Olivia Chagnon

Olivia Chagnon is a Biology major and current ROUTES Scholar on her first research co-op in the PFAS Project Lab of the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI), which is led by Dr. Phil Brown. In this role, Olivia is responsible for conducting qualitative and quantitative research to identify new and existing PFAS contaminationContinue reading Scholar Spotlight – Olivia Chagnon

Former ROUTES Scholar & CRECE Trainee Morgan Hines presents at the 2019 Boston Motor Speech Symposium

On Friday, June 21st, former undergrad scholar and trainee Morgan Hines gave a presentation at this year’s Boston Speech Motor Control Symposium (BSMCS) hosted at Boston University. This regional conference aims to allow researchers, students, and clinicians from the greater Boston area and beyond to share their research within the speech motor control field andContinue reading Former ROUTES Scholar & CRECE Trainee Morgan Hines presents at the 2019 Boston Motor Speech Symposium

Past and Present ROUTES Scholars represent their research solutions at RISE: 2019

On April 4th, current and past ROUTES Scholar’s presented their research via posters at Northeastern University’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE: 2019). Every year RISE brings together over 2000 “industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology enthusiasts from diverse sectors [which] engage more than 400 of Northeastern’s solution-focused innovations.” As a convergence of industry,Continue reading Past and Present ROUTES Scholars represent their research solutions at RISE: 2019

Routes Spotlight: Kaleigh McAlaine

Kaleigh McAlaine is a fourth year Environmental Engineering student with a minor in Marine Biology at Northeastern University, and recently completed her co-op with ROUTES in December 2018. During her co-op, Kaleigh worked under the mentorship of ROUTES & PROTECT Director Akram Alshawabkeh, participating in his research on the development of groundwater remediation technologies atContinue reading Routes Spotlight: Kaleigh McAlaine

ROUTES Scholars Participate in 2018 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo

On April 5th, former and current ROUTES Scholars had the chance to practice their presentation skills at Northeastern’s Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE). Presenters made posters pertaining to their research and stood ready to answer questions about their work. RISE is an annual exposition showcasing the research of undergraduate students, graduate students, post-docs, and faculty fromContinue reading ROUTES Scholars Participate in 2018 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo

Alshawabkeh Participates in Diversity Panel Discussion during NIEHS FEST

Prof. Akram Alshawabkeh– Principal Investigator and Co-Director of the PROTECT Center, the CRECE Center, and the ROUTES Scholars Program–took part in a panel at the NIEHS FEST, a conference held to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and to provide a platform for researchers, trainees, young investigators, communityContinue reading Alshawabkeh Participates in Diversity Panel Discussion during NIEHS FEST

ROUTES Scholars Attend Northeast Superfund Research Program (NE SRP) Training Workshop

On April 26th and 27th, ROUTES Scholars attended the Northeast Superfund Research Program (NE SRP) Training Workshop, hosted by PROTECT (Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats) and the SRPs from Boston University and Dartmouth College. At this workshop they had the opportunity to network with trainees from NEU, BU, and Dartmouth, as well asContinue reading ROUTES Scholars Attend Northeast Superfund Research Program (NE SRP) Training Workshop

ROUTES Scholars Attend 13th International Conference on Urban Health

An exciting component of the ROUTES Program is the opportunity for Scholars to attend a domestic conference related to their research or the environmental health field. ROUTES Scholars Bolanle Akinsulire and Diandra Grinage, who work with ROUTES Co-Director Helen Suh to research air pollution in Boston, attended the 13th International Conference on Urban Health from AprilContinue reading ROUTES Scholars Attend 13th International Conference on Urban Health

ROUTES Scholar Attends Northeastern Section Younger Chemists Committee Conference

Throughout the Co-op, ROUTES Scholars are encouraged to attend Boston area conferences, especially when given an opportunity to present their work. On Saturday, April 16th, ROUTES Scholar John Lambert attended the 18th Annual Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference. The conference is organized by students and is focused on the research of undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoralContinue reading ROUTES Scholar Attends Northeastern Section Younger Chemists Committee Conference