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Qingmei (May) Wu wins the Dean A. Horn Award for Undergraduate Study in Marine Research

Photo: May Wu looks inside of a remotely operated boat with "The Father of Side Scan Sonar" Marty Klein. MIT Sea Grant announces the winner of the 2020 Dean A. Horn Award for Undergraduate Study in Marine Research. This year’s award goes…
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MIT Team Wins Explorer Prize in the Ocean Observing Prize's DISCOVER Competition from US DOE and NOAA

MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Assistant Professor Fadel Adib and his team from the Signal Kinetics Research Group at the MIT Media Lab spent long hours testing their novel designs in the MIT Sea Grant experimental tanks…
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MIT Sea Grant announces five newly funded projects propelling innovation in the aquaculture industry

MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities for Massachusetts university-based research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the Commonwealth. The FY2020 call for proposals focused on innovations in…
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Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Condition Report and Management Plan Review

Since 1992, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary has protected a complex, biologically diverse region within the Gulf of Maine that supports many human communities. The 842-square-mile sanctuary encompasses important feeding grounds…
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MIT Sea Grant FY2021 RFP Now Open

>> Read the full announcement MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities for Massachusetts university-based research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the Commonwealth. In 2021, MIT…
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2020 Funding Opportunity: Addressing Economic and Market Needs of the U.S. Aquaculture Industry

Photo: Christopher Katalinas/Sea Grant Subject to the availability of funding, Sea Grant anticipates approximately $5,000,000 will be available for research projects and programs that will significantly advance the understanding of the economics…
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Sea Grant American Lobster Research Program Funding Opportunity

Photo: Mike Ross | UNH Photographic Services NOTE: DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 21, 2020! The American Lobster Research Program is part of Sea Grant's American Lobster Initiative and is a competition run by NOAA's National Sea…
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November 19, 2019: MIT Sea Grant Core Funded Research Progress Update

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 1:00 - 3:30 pm 12 Emily Street (NW98), Cambridge, MA 02139 The streamed video of the session is available to view here, and embedded below. MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities through…
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MIT Sea Grant Joins Hundreds of Leaders and Scientists Focusing on the Future of the Gulf of Maine

Scientists, planners, and leaders – largely from New England and the Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island) have convened in Portland for the Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium November 4-8, 2019.…
Underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen stands on the back of a boat with a Knauss Fellow and the superintendent of Stellwagen Bank.
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Space to Sea Shares Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary’s Mission to Inspire the Public

MIT Sea Grant visiting artist Keith Ellenbogen explores Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary through compelling visual images and environmental storytelling aboard NOAA’s Research Vessel Auk. Just before 5:30 am on August 12, Keith…