Landscape architecture PhD candidate wins $84,000 EPA fellowship

November 19, 2014

A PhD candidate in landscape architecture at UO has been awarded an $84,000 two-year grant to pursue an interdisciplinary research project drawing from microbial ecology, urban design, and landscape epidemiology. Gwynne Mhuireach will use the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship for her project “Relationships Among Airborne Microbial Communities, Urban Land Uses and Vegetation Cover: Implications for Urban Planning and Human Health.” Mhuireach received her master of architecture degree from UO in 2012. Read more in Around the O and the Portland Business Journal.

Gwynne Mhuireach