TRI-Lab announces next steps

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Gov. Lincoln Chafee and President Christina Paxson spoke at TRI-Lab’s announcement of two efforts for 2014-15: access to healthy food and new work on climate change and social justice. Credit: Mike Cohea/Brown University

Brown's TRI-Lab program announced several next steps at an open house on Thursday, including two new Rhode Island-centered research collaborations that will focus on access to healthy food and on climate change and environmental justice. Participants also discussed the progress made so far in the current lab focusing on early childhood development. Brown University President Christina Paxson and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee both made remarks.