Tag: innovations

Student Stories: Emma Hargreaves

Emma Hargreaves worked in the Bousfield Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Lab over the summer studying and developing recyclable equivalents to plastic food packaging. The lab uses cellulose nanofibers, which Hargreaves explains as being really small paper pulp fibers, along with other recyclable materials, to try and find a combination that works. “I was immediately hands […]

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Young woman using oyster sorter designed from a plastic bucket on the Maine coast, Josephine Roussell, oyster farming, SEANET, Maine EPSCoR research

There’s a Hole in my Bucket: Innovations in Oyster Sorting

Innovation Brings Much-needed Help for Small-scale Oyster Farmers Small-scale oyster farms face a variety of challenges. One of the biggest is sorting oysters manually, which is a time-consuming and labor-intensive process, especially with a small crew. One of Maine EPSCoR’s SEANET Bioregional Fellows, with the help of Dr. Joshua Stoll, has found a solution to […]

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Read the Fall 2018 Newsletter Online

Have you seen our latest fall newsletter? This issue features articles on our recent research projects, results of the aquaculture industry survey and the impact and legacy of NSF EPSCoR in Maine. You can read a copy of here:    

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Researcher of the Week: Gretchen Grebe

Gretchen Grebe is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Maine and SEANET Research Fellow in Theme 3: Innovations. Grebe received her undergraduate degree in Environmental and Latin American studies at Bates College, before moving on to the University of California at Santa Barbara to obtain her masters in Environmental Science and Management. Finally, she […]

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