Population Health

June 7, 2018

Awardees announced for 2017-18 undergraduate research travel funds

Undergraduate Research Travel AwardThe Population Health Initiative today announced six winners of the Undergraduate Research Travel Awards for the 2017-18 academic year. These awards were granted through a partnership with the Undergraduate Research Program as part of its conference travel award program.

The award application process was open to undergraduate students on all three UW campuses who had a population health-related paper, poster or scholarly creative work accepted for presentation at a professional conference.

The six awardees, their majors and the conferences attended are presented in the following table.

Name Major Conference
Marisa Borreggine Oceanography 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Angela Chen Spanish, International Studies NYU Policy Memo Case Competition
Erin Horn Microbiology 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Katrina Schrag International Studies NYU Policy Memo Case Competition
Sierra Simmerman Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) International Neuroethics Society Annual Conference
Shida Xu Aeronautics & Astronautics 2018 AIAA SciTech Forum

Please visit our funding page to learn more about these awards.