RiSE faculty, staff, and students contribute nationally and internationally to knowledge of teaching and learning in STEM. The RiSE Center brings together education research groups and labs across the University of Maine campus, including Biology and Ecology, Chemistry, Education and Human Development, Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Marine Sciences, and Physics Education Research. Many of the RiSE Center’s areas of research are interdisciplinary

Most of the RiSE Center’s research is funded by grants