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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. Melissa 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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Maine Water Resources Research Institute Issues Request for Proposals

The Maine Water Resources Research Institute, through the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, recently released an RFP for the  FY19 Water Resources Sustainability Research Grants (USGS 104b) program. “With funding from the U.S. Geological Survey’s 104b program, the Maine Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) in the Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions supports research […]

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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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Researcher of the Week: Emma Taccardi

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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SEANET Announces Grant Awards for Aquaculture Research in Down East Maine

Maine EPSCoR’s Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) is funding two projects in Washington County to better understand the effects of environmental change and management policies on soft-shell clams and Atlantic sea scallops. Sustainable aquaculture presents opportunities for economic development and growth in Down East Maine’s coastal communities. “As interest in this industry continues to grow, critical […]

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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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