Research

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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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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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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UMaine News: Consumer education key for growth of aquaculture in U.S.

Over the last several decades, aquaculture has been expanding throughout the world. Still, many Americans know very little about the industry and its progress has been sluggish. But, the tide could be changing as new research from the University of Maine indicates the industry is poised for growth through strategic outreach and consumer education. [Continue […]

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2018 High School Research Internship Program

The online application can be found HERE. The application cycle for the 2018 ME EPSCoR High School Research Internship is now open! Students are invited to apply to take part in an exciting, paid research internship opportunity to gain real-world experience. Accepted applicants will work with UMaine faculty, students, and others to learn about sustainable […]

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