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NSF EPSCoR RII Track 2 Informational Webinar

NSF’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NSF EPSCoR) is hosting several informational webinars on RII Track-2 . RII Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations: builds interjurisdictional collaborative teams of EPSCoR investigators in scientific focus areas consistent with NSF priorities. Projects are investigator-driven and must include researchers from at least two RII-eligible jurisdictions. The development of diverse […]

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NSF Day

NSF Days provide basic insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding for science, engineering and education research.  This day-long workshop will provide background on the Foundation, its mission, priorities, and budget. During the day, we will give an overview on proposal writing, NSF’s merit review process, and programs that fall within our […]

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SEANET Spotlight Video Highlights Coupland’s Work

Our latest SEANET Spotlight video highlights the work of Katie Coupland, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center studying oceanography.  Her research focuses on collecting data by using buoy and handheld sensors in the Damariscotta River to collect water samples to better understand the potential for climate impact on aquaculture. By […]

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SEANET Spotlight Video Highlights Quigley’s Work

Our latest SEANET Spotlight video highlights the work of Charlotte Quigley, a PhD student in marine biology. Charlotte is studying alaria (a kelp) and ways to make it more viable with changing temperatures. Watch the video on our Vimeo site.

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Ending trial-and-error aquaculture

UMaine doctoral student seeks to increase industry sustainability Locals and tourists flocking to the coast to eat fresh shellfish may not know about costs and risks that aquaculturists encounter getting the seafood to the table. One of the biggest issues for aquaculture farmers is selecting lease sites without knowing the physics and biology of the […]

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NSF Day

Registration Now Open for NSF Day – October 13, 2016

NSF Days provide basic insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding for science, engineering and education research. This day-long workshop will provide background on the Foundation, its mission, priorities, and budget. During the day, NSF will give an overview on proposal writing, NSF’s merit review process, and programs that fall within their […]

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Support Women in STEM

The US Department of Commerce recently reported that women only occupy 24% of the nation’s STEM jobs. This a shocking number when you consider that women make up 48% of the country’s workforce. Job openings in STEM industries are projected to grow by over 19% in the next decade making it more important than ever to support women […]

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