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2019 High School Research Internship Program

The application cycle for the 2019 ME EPSCoR High School Research Internship is now open! Maine EPSCoR is pleased to announce the Maine EPSCoR High School Internship Program at the University of Maine in Orono for the summer of 2019. This program provides Maine high school students with a paid, hands-on opportunity to participate in […]

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Damariscotta River Survey Video

This great video captures two beautiful and grueling days of field work of University of Maine SEANET Faculty Researcher Kimberly Huguenard and graduate students Zhilong Liu and Kris Bears as they took measurements on the Damariscotta River during two full tidal cycles – up before dawn and home well after the sunset. This video was […]

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Researcher of the Week: Gretchen Grebe

Gretchen Grebe is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Maine and SEANET Research Fellow in Theme 3: Innovations. Grebe received her undergraduate degree in Environmental and Latin American studies at Bates College, before moving on to the University of California at Santa Barbara to obtain her masters in Environmental Science and Management. Finally, she […]

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Researcher of the Week: Tyler Van Kirk

Tyler Van Kirk is a graduate researcher and SEANET Research Fellow in Theme 2: Changing Environments. Van Kirk received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine and went on to continue his studies as a graduate student at UMaine under Dr. Ian Bricknell. As an undergraduate, Van Kirk worked on a ME EPSCoR funded […]

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Researcher of the Week: Charlotte Quigley

Charlotte Quigley is a Ph.D. candidate of marine biology at the University of Maine and SEANET Research Fellow in Theme 2: Changing Environments. Quigley grew up on the coast of Massachusetts and has always had a love for the ocean. Before college she worked at the New England Aquarium, citing her favorite part as visiting […]

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Researcher of the Week: Avery Cole

Avery Cole is a masters student in the School of Economics at the University of Maine and a SEANET Research Fellow in Theme 4: Human Dimensions. As an undergrad, Cole spent two years at the University of Connecticut studying chemical engineering before he returned to Maine to study political science and math. After spending a […]

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Researcher of the Week: Brian Preziosi

Brian Preziosi is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maine and a SEANET Research Fellow in Theme 2: Changing Environments. Preziosi’s research is primarily concerned with environmental impacts on invertebrates, specifically looking at sediment acidification as it influences the behavior and health of adult razor clams in the state of Maine. This work has […]

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DMC Hosts SEA Fellows Symposium Aug. 7

“Students, researchers, fishermen, aquaculture entrepreneurs and other marine professionals will gather at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center 2-4:30 p.m. Aug. 7 for the third annual SEA Fellows Symposium. UMaine and University of Maine at Machias President Joan Ferrini-Mundy will welcome participants to the student-centered symposium at 2 p.m. in Brooke Hall on the […]

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Researcher of the Week: Kate Coupland

Kate Coupland is a graduate researcher in her fourth year of PhD work at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) in Walpole, ME. In collaboration with her graduate studies, Coupland works as a SEANET Research Fellow in Theme 1: Carrying Capacity. Coupland’s research interests include the chemistry of Maine estuaries, ocean acidification and […]

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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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