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UW Engineering Lecture Series – The Future of Food 2

October 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Human and Ecosystem Health: Arsenic in Food, Water, Plants and Animals

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Hosted at UW-Seattle Kane Hall Room 130

Rebecca Neumann, Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering

Arsenic is a naturally occurring but carcinogenic pollutant. Its ubiquitous presence in natural and agricultural environments threatens global food security and negatively affects the health of millions of people worldwide. Professor Neumann, an arsenic expert, is advancing knowledge of how arsenic in local and global settings affects food and water quality, and the health of ecosystems.

Rebecca Neumann

 

The entire lecture series consists of 3 parts:

  1. Growing More with Less: Smart Tech Solutions to Feed the World
  2. Human and Ecosystem Health: Arsenic in Food, Water, Plants and Animals
  3. Floods, Fish and People: Challenges and Opportunities in the Mekong River Basin

Details

Date:
October 23, 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://events.uw.edu/events/the-future-of-food-protecting-human-and-environmental-health/event-summary-28a715e80d474d89824884c82bac5dee.aspx

Organizer

UW-Engineering
Phone
(206) 543-0340
Email
coeinfo@u.washington.edu
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Venue

UW Seattle – Kane Hall
4069 Spokane Ln
Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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