15 JWAFS 2023 Seed Grant recipients
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J-WAFS Announces 2023 Seed Grant Recipients | Aquaculture Funded Project

Maria Paula Acosta Bello/MIT News | Today, the Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS) announced its ninth round of seed grants to support innovative research projects at MIT. The grants are designed to fund research efforts…
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Modeling Future Ocean Acidification for Coastal Industries

Mechanical Engineering PhD Candidate Bianca Champenois looks at geophysical systems of land, air, and water to help track ocean acidification. MIT SPECTRUM – Bianca Champenois SM '22 looks at a digital map of Massachusetts Bay speckled with…
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Addressing Marine Debris through Education and Community Engagement

NOAA Sea Grant announces $27M to further community-engaged marine debris removal and prevention NOAA Sea Grant has announced $27 million in projects that will address the prevention and removal of debris in marine and Great Lakes environments…
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MIT Sea Grant Announces 2023 STREAM Funded Projects

Six new STREAM Grant projects focus on coastal education, renewable energy, and sea level rise MIT Sea Grant launched a new grants program this past year, open to a diversity of applicants across Massachusetts. STREAM Grants — Solutions…
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April 18: Science Friday Climate Fair

>>View Event Page via WBUR Attention families! Join Science Friday at CitySpace during Massachusetts school vacation week for a science fair exploring the ways scientists, educators and engineers are inventing solutions to climate change,…
Arianna Ilvonen holds her Best UROP Poster Award certificate from the MIT Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition.
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MIT Sea Grant UROP Arianna Ilvonen wins Best UROP Poster Award

Congratulations to Arianna Ilvonen on winning Best UROP Poster Award at the annual MIT Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition on March 10, 2023! Arianna (MechE '24) developed and deployed an autonomous, cable-mounted coastal monitoring…
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The Success of "Small Boats, Big Taste" with CCCFA

MIT Sea Grant collaborated with the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance on the “Small Boats, Big Taste” program with partners across MA, including the Greater Boston Food Bank. The efforts helped connect families and foodbanks with…
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Sea Grant and U.S. Coastal Research Program invest in strengthening resilient coastal communities

January 25, 2023 – Hallee Meltzer, National Sea Grant Office (NSGO) NOAA Sea Grant is pleased to announce recent investments through two complementary initiatives aimed at improving resilience with coastal communities. In response to local…
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EPA Webinar January 12: Recent Graduate Recruitment for Climate Change Positions

U.S. EPA Climate & Air Quality Recruitment Webinar Thursday, January 12, 2023 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST  (Flyer with link to join webinar) The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) is hiring soon-to-be and recent graduates in the Science…
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December 1: MIT Sea Grant FY2024 Core RFP Open House

MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities through our Core Request For Proposals (RFP) for Massachusetts research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the Commonwealth. We will hold an Informational…