2018

ME EPSCoR Announces SEANET Seed Grant Program Availability

Maine EPSCoR is pleased to announce the availability of the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) SEED Grant program. The purpose of this program is to develop partnerships with organizations and institutions to increase K-20 STEM opportunities through outreach and education programs, and activities that are aligned with SEANET’s project’s research initiatives across the state of […]

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Researcher of the Week: Amy Bainbridge

Amy Bainbridge is a graduate student interested in ocean and coastal resource assessment, resource economics, econometric modeling, and GIS analysis, currently working under SEANET Theme Four, Human Dimensions. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English-Professional Writing, from The Ohio State University, and her Bachelor of Arts in Economics, from the University of Central Florida, […]

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Researcher of the Week: Melissa Kimble

Melissa Kimble is a Ph.D. student interested in spatial data uncertainty and data integration working under SEANET’s Carrying Capacity Theme. Kimble was a child of the Air Force, moving all around the country throughout her youth, but considers Alaska her home. She began her university studies in Anchorage but later transferred to Humboldt State University […]

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Machias Elementary School Gets a Full STEM Experience with Maine EPSCoR

Laurie Bragg, ME EPSCoR’s Program and Outreach Manager, has been working with the Rose M. Gaffney Elementary School to engage fifth and sixth-grade students in marine-related STEM activities. Through this work, Bragg has supported various educational opportunities including, as of recently, a series of interactive lessons in the classroom and in the lab at the University […]

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Researcher of the Week: Andrew Goode

As a part of a new social media initiative to connect you with our researchers, we are introducing the Maine EPSCoR and SEANET Researcher of the Week. Each week we will feature a graduate researcher on our social media and our website. If you would like to have your work featured, please contact us at […]

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Getting Your Feet Wet: A Summer of Science at the Maine Discovery Museum

Have you heard the old saying about selling seashells by the seashore? Well, what about telling sea stories about the seashore? If you haven’t yet, don’t worry, it’ll catch on soon. This summer, the Maine Discovery Museum will host SEANET education outreach assistant Jordan Houdeshell for a weekly Seaside Stories hour in downtown Bangor. The series, which started […]

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Upcoming Lecture: Dr. Sylvia Earle

Dr. Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence: Exploring the Ocean in the 21st Century April 30 || 4 p.m. “Exploring the Ocean in the 21st Century,” a lecture presented by Dr. Sylvia Earle. Sylvia Earle is President and Chairman of Mission Blue/The Sylvia Earle Alliance. She is a National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence, and is […]

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2018 Request for Proposals: SEANET Research Mini-Grants

The SEANET program invites proposals for research mini-grants that will result in research projects that create industry/academic partnerships and contribute to the performance metrics of the SEANET/EPSCoR program and the National Science Foundation. The proposals may be submitted by Principal Investigators from academic institutions, governmental agencies, aquaculture related industries or nonprofit research institutions. It is expected that […]

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2018 SEANET Student Spotlight: Tyler Van Kirk

Did you catch our most recent SEANET research spotlight? If not, hop on over to our Vimeo page and meet Tyler Van Kirk, a research fellow at the University of Maine who is “Examining the Threat of an Invasive Species on Shellfish Aquaculture.” Green crabs are the model species for an invasive organism. Green crabs have […]

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