Resources

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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Getting Your Feet Wet: A Summer of Marine 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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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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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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SEANET Research Mini-Grant RFP 2017

The SEANET program invites proposals for 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 either be submitted by a PI from an academic or other research institution in collaboration with an industry or regulatory partner or vice versa. It […]

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High School Internship Applications Now Available

Applications for the Maine EPSCoR High School Internship program are now available for the summer of 2017. Through this program, students experience a paid, hands-on opportunity to participate in cutting edge research with faculty, postdocs, and graduate students at the University of Maine in Orono. Students can gain real-world experience in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics […]

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2017 Maine EPSCoR Seed Grants

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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Summer Student Internship Available for SEANET

The University of Maine’s Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) is seeking a summer student intern to work on projects involving sea vegetable aquaculture in Maine. The internship is for 3 months (12 weeks), from May 18th to August 31st (starting and ending dates can be flexible). Our objective is to ascertain the aquaculture value of an intertidal kelp species, Alaria esculenta. This […]

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SEANET SEED Grant Opportunity

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 through outreach and education programs, and activities that are aligned with SEANET’s project’s research initiatives throughout the state of Maine. […]

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