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Maine EPSCoR’s Researcher of the Week: Andrew Goode

As a part of a new social media initiative to connect you with our researchers, we are introducing the Maine EPSCoR and SEANET Researcher of the Week. Each week we will feature a graduate researcher on our social media and our website. If you would like to have your work featured, please contact us at […]

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Maine EPSCoR’s Researcher of the Week: Emma Taccardi

As a part of a new social media initiative to connect you with our researchers, we are introducing the Maine EPSCoR and SEANET Researcher of the Week. Each week we will feature a graduate researcher on our social media and our website. If you would like to have your work featured, please contact us at […]

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SEANET Announces Grant Awards for Aquaculture Research in Down East Maine 

Maine EPSCoR’s Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) is funding two projects in Washington County to better understand the effects of environmental change and management policies on soft-shell clams and Atlantic sea scallops. Sustainable aquaculture presents opportunities for economic development and growth in Down East Maine’s coastal communities. “As interest in this industry continues to grow, critical […]

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Upcoming Lecture: Dr. Sylvia Earle

Dr. Sylvia Earle is President and Chairman of Mission Blue/The Sylvia Earle Alliance. She is a National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence and is called Her Deepness by the New Yorker and the New York Times, Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first Hero for the Planet by Time Magazine. She is an […]

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2018 Request for Proposals: SEANET Research Mini-Grants

Photo Credit: Christopher Bartlett, Maine Sea Grant The SEANET program invites proposals for research mini-grants that will result in research projects that create industry/academic partnerships and contribute to the performance metrics of the SEANET/EPSCoR program and the National Science Foundation. The proposals may be submitted by Principal Investigators from academic institutions, governmental agencies, aquaculture related […]

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UMaine News: Consumer education key for growth of aquaculture in U.S.

Over the last several decades, aquaculture has been expanding throughout the world. Still, many Americans know very little about the industry and its progress has been sluggish. But, the tide could be changing as new research from the University of Maine indicates the industry is poised for growth through strategic outreach and consumer education. [Continue […]

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Upcoming Talk: Dr. Samuel Hanes on “Origins of the Blue Revolution”

December 6 || 12:00pm || 354 Aubert Hall Where and when did the Blue Revolution begin? What controversies did it spawn and what can we learn from them? Aquaculture is ancient, but marine aquaculture science began on the French coast in 1853, with E.V. Coste’s extensive oyster farm experiments. These experiments failed, but on the other […]

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Hope for improving salmon egg survival

After five years of research, and one year to review the findings, a report has been released suggesting that higher levels of two hormones in the female broodstock would increase the likelihood of hatching back to 80 percent. Dr Heather Hamlin, assistant professor at the University of Maine, who was the senior author of the report, […]

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Original Research Paper: Roche & Rickard

To address gaps in knowledge and to tackle complex social–ecological problems, scientific research is moving toward studies that integrate multiple disciplines and ways of knowing to explore all parts of a system. Yet, how these efforts are being measured and how they are deemed successful is an up-and-coming and pertinent conversation within interdisciplinary research spheres. […]

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