Community-Engaged Research

Ongoing Projects



Expanded Gardenroots 
A Citizen Science Garden Project -
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Gold King Mine Spill
As the extent of the cultural and environmental impacts began to unfold in the weeks and months following the spill, UA SRP researchers found the need for community support and their roles evolving, as well.


Educational Modules
Mining on Tribal Lands in Arizona -
These educational modules are based on previous training efforts and focus on mining on tribal lands in Arizona.


Voices Unheard
The goal of the Voices Unheard Project is to preserve the life stories of individuals who work and live near Superfund sites by using oral history.

Completed Projects


Metals Exposure Study in Homes (2012-2015)
This completed project assessed the exposures of residents to metals, specifically children ages 1-11 years.


Gardenroots - The Dewey-Humboldt Garden Project (2008-2012)
This completed project worked with Citizen-Scientists to determine the levels of metals in their home-grown vegetables.


Promotor Transferable Training Modules on Environmental Health (2011-2013)
This completed project worked with female, Mexican community health workers (promotoras) to develop practical training modules on four environmental health themes.