The new interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Collaboratives Program is currently accepting proposals. Up to 4 interdisciplinary proposals will be funded to address significant thematic areas that would involve teams of two or more faculty members from different disciplines along with primarily undergraduate researchers. Some examples of areas of interest include UMaine’s Signature and Emerging Areas of Excellence. Deadline for proposals is November 15, 2017. More information
Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing and Writing Basics
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Fogler Library are sponsoring “Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing and Writing Basics” throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. Workshop participants will: search for grants in PIVOT, analyze and agency’s request for proposals and learn grant writing basics. More information
Space is limited, please RSVP for a workshop using the following links.
Research by the Numbers
Maine’s only research university.
16 Research Centers and Institutes.
13 Signature and Emerging areas of excellence.
85 master’s, and 35 doctoral degrees.
Of the state’s public universities. UMaine awards:
- 37% of 4-year degrees
- 39% of masters degrees
- 85% of Ph.D.s and Ed.D.s
Over $57 million in extramural funding in FY16
More than $68 million in research expenditures in FY16
361 Master’s and 60 Ph.D. degrees awarded in 2015-16
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