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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Upcoming Talk: Dr. Samuel Hanes on “Origins of the Blue Revolution”

December 6 || 12:00pm || 354 Aubert Hall Where and when did the Blue Revolution begin? What controversies did it spawn and what can we learn from them? Aquaculture is ancient, but marine aquaculture science began on the French coast in 1853, with E.V. Coste’s extensive oyster farm experiments. These experiments failed, but on the other […]

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STEM Educator Opportunity: AEN Workshop

BELFAST, Maine – The Aquaculture Educators Network (AEN) invites educators from across the state to a free, one-day professional development workshop on Monday, October 23rd at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The event, co-hosted by AEN, is a collaboration between Maine EPSCoR, the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute, the Island Institute, […]

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October 23, 2017: AQ Educator’s Network Workshop

On behalf of the Maine Aquaculture Educator’s Network, Maine EPSCoR, the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute, the Island Institute, the Herring Gut Learning Center, and the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership invite you to attend an Aquaculture Educator’s workshop. The Maine Aquaculture Educator’s Network enhances workforce development and leadership for the future […]

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25th NSF EPSCOR National Conference

The 25th NSF EPSCoR National Conference will focus on “what makes EPSCoR unique within the NSF,” emphasizing inclusion & diversity, science & innovation, partnerships, and longitudinal sustainability. Note: The Pre-Conference Workshop is an optional learning experience focused on inclusion through community-based participatory research and indigenous research models. Dr. Aaron Thomas, University of Montana Professor of Chemistry and Director of Indigenous Research and STEM […]

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Buchanan Alumni House

Save the Date! Maine EPSCoR State Conference

The Maine EPSCoR State Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, May 23 from 12:30 – 5:30 pm at the Buchanan Alumni House at UMaine in Orono. The Maine State EPSCoR conference provides an opportunity for people to come together  to learn about all of our EPSCoR programs across the state, including NSF EPSCoR Tracks 1, 2, […]

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Making a Big Splash: Interactive exhibit at Maine Discovery Museum brings sea farming to life

BANGOR, Maine — The Maine Discovery Museum is unveiling a sea farming exhibit that uses virtual reality technology and interactivity to bring aquaculture to life. The University of Maine’s Aquaculture Research Institute and Maine EPSCoR Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) program provided support for the first dedicated interactive aquaculture exhibit in the country. “It’s perfect […]

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A Climate of Change Seminar

Join us on Monday, January 23rd at 5:00 pm in the Bangor Room at Memorial Union. The Island Institute and the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) are presenting four short films about the future of fisheries and the changing ocean. This free screening will be followed by a Q & A with the Island Institute’s Heather […]

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Registration Now Open for NSF Day – October 13, 2016

NSF Days provide basic insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding for science, engineering and education research. This day-long workshop will provide background on the Foundation, its mission, priorities, and budget. During the day, NSF will give an overview on proposal writing, NSF’s merit review process, and programs that fall within their […]

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