Research

UMaine Medicine launches second spring seminar series

The University of Maine Institute of Medicine has announced its second spring seminar series, with Zoom events scheduled 3–4 p.m. on Fridays from March 12–April 16. All events are free, but registration is required.  The series kicks off March 12 with “In vivo physiology of kidney development detected with genetically encoded biosensors,” presented by Ian […]

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New cohort of McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellows begin research

Four University of Maine students have joined the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center (MHC) this semester as research fellows. Fellows receive $4,000 a semester for two consecutive semesters while they work on their chosen humanities projects and serve as humanities ambassadors to peers, the campus and beyond. Delaney Burns, Elizabeth Dalton, Grace Royle and […]

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‘The Maine Question’ asks what’s Mainers relationship with the forest

Maine is the most forested state in the country, and its residents interact with forests regularly in many different ways. They provide supplies for various products, which fuels industry and job creation, and space for outdoor recreation.  These interactions, which help define Maine’s identity, are the subject of Jessica Leahy’s research. As a professor in […]

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WABI, Mainebiz report on UMaine research efforts

WABI (Channel 5) cited the 2020 draft of the Maine Economic Improvement Fund Annual Report in highlighting a $92 million investment in the University of Maine. According to University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, continued investment is critical to sustaining research in Maine. “Our world-class scholars and researchers, and the students working with them, are […]

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BDN previews UMaine participation in SXSW conference, FOR/Maine summit

The Bangor Daily News previewed a University of Maine video highlighting the innovative possibilities of wood and the partnership between the university, the state’s forest products industry and Finland. The two-minute video will be shown at the 2021 South by Southwest (SXSW) virtual conference. The BDN report also advanced the FOR/Maine summit on the future of […]

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Media advance March 15 talk about community solar

The Bangor Daily News, the Penobscot Bay Pilot and The Franklin Journal promoted a talk by Sharon Klein, University of Maine associate professor of economics, scheduled for 3–4 p.m. March 15 on Zoom. In her presentation, “Is Community Solar Good for Communities?” Klein will share the findings from five years of community solar-related research. More […]

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Media advance agricultural research updates March 10

Morning Ag Clips, The Irregular, Centralmaine.com and the Bangor Daily News advanced three agricultural research updates for Maine potato growers offered via Zoom 7–8 p.m. March 10 offered by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. More information is online. 

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UMaine cited in announcement of Maine’s NOWRDC membership advanced by media

An announcement from the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future published in the Boothbay Register and OffshoreWIND.biz about Maine joining the National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (NOWRDC) noted that the membership includes the University of Maine. “The University of Maine is very pleased to support the state as it strengthens important […]

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CompositesWorld notes UMaine aiding Orbital Composites in wind-blade research

CompositesWorld noted that the University of Maine will assist Orbital Composites in its effort to make wind blades “with large-scale continuous fiber additive manufacturing.” According to the report, the UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center “will also be incorporating its Offshore Wind Lab to test the wind blade’s strength and fatigue aging of the AM […]

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