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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.

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Aquaculture Educators 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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UNE lands $1.3M USDE Grant

The United States Department of Energy awarded the University of New England a three-year, nationally competitive research grant for $1.32 million to develop technologies that will enable the United States to become a leading producer of seaweed. For more information about the grant, as reported by Maine Biz, please read the full article here. The […]

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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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WaYS Receives NSF Includes Grant

Native American ecological knowledge and western science will be integrated in some University of Maine science courses, with the goal of implementing the methods nationwide. With a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant titled INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science), tribal and UMaine collaborators will develop […]

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Darling Marine Center hosts SEA Fellows Symposium

WALPOLE, Maine — Students, researchers, fishermen, aquaculture entrepreneurs, and other marine professionals gathered at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) last month for the 2nd annual SEA Fellows Summer Science Symposium. Undergraduate students from across Maine shared their research on topics ranging from how to increase lobster shell strength to new methods for […]

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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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Seaweed Bootcamp: Now Full!

Enrollment for the upcoming Seaweed Bootcamp for educators is now closed. For more information about the program, please visit the Facebook event. To add your name to the wait list, please contact Laurie Bragg, ME EPSCoR Program and Outreach Manager, at laurie.bragg@maine.edu.

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