Superfund Research Program
Community Engagement Core
Project Leader: Scott Frickel
Grant Number: P42ES013660
Funding Period: 2005-2021
News Items List
Brown SRP Database Helps Identify Areas of Toxic Waste Contamination
SRP News Page - April 2019
Researchers from the Brown University Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center designed a geospatial tool and database to map and identify areas in Rhode Island that are likely to be contaminated with toxic waste.
In Sites Unseen, Frickel Examines Legacies of Industrial Past
SRP News Page - February 2019
In a new book, Scott Frickel, Ph.D., a professor of sociology and member of the Brown University Superfund Research Program (Brown SRP) Center, discusses the industrial past of four different cities and how their history helps us to better understand and manage potentially toxic contamination.
Brown SRP Center Hosts Seminar to Bridge Gap Between Science, Arts, Humanities, and the Public
SRP News Page - November 2016
Researchers and staff at the Brown University Superfund Research Program (Brown SRP) Center hosted an informal tour and seminar that was attended by local artists, high school teachers, and community activists from the Providence, Rhode Island area.
Brown SRP addresses contamination in the Northeast
Environmental Factor - July 2016
The Brown University Superfund Research Program (SRP) held two events May 23 to further its mission of tackling environmental health and cleanup concerns in Rhode Island. Both activities brought together community stakeholders who shared an interest in improving the health of people in the Northeast.
SRP Research Uncovers History of Industrial Sites and Green Spaces in Providence
SRP News Page - February 2016
A Brown University team, led by Community Engagement Core (CEC) leader Scott Frickel, Ph.D., is working to uncover the history of green spaces in Providence, Rhode Island. Green spaces are regarded by many as beneficial to the health of urban dwellers.
Brown SRP Co-Hosts Risk Communication Workshop
SRP News Page - April 2014
The Brown University Superfund Research Program (SRP) partnered with the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) to host a workshop on communicating risk to the public March 27 and 28.