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MIT Sea Grant is accepting nominations for the Dean A. Horn Award for Undergraduate Study in Marine Research through May 1, 2021

MIT Sea Grant is accepting student nominations from MIT faculty through May 1, 2021. The Dean A. Horn Award for Undergraduate Study in Marine Research recognizes MIT students with marine-related projects that exemplify Dean Horn’s…
Graphic with a map of the U.S. Northeast, a wave, and three icons representing renewable energy, a fishing boat, and a community network. The text reads, "Ocean Renewable Energies; Advancing research for the co-existence of fishing and coastal communities; $1M+ competitive funding opportunity with unique partnership:" with logos for the Department of Energy EERE Office, Northeast Sea Grant, and NOAA Fisheries.
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MIT News | Scientists discover slimy microbes that may help keep coral reefs healthy

The bacteria scrub out nitrogen, potentially defending against certain nutrient overloads. Image: Robert Walker >> Read full article via MIT News   MIT News | Researchers at MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic…
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Survey: Offshore Renewable Energy Stakeholder Needs

MIT Sea Grant would like your input on offshore renewable energy stakeholder needs. We are seeking feedback for three focus areas outlined below, as well as any additional stakeholder needs you may have that pertain to offshore renewable energy. >>…
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Convergence. Acceleration. Impact. Workshop Details: Session 1: October 5, 2020 (12 - 2:30 p.m. ET) Session 2: October 7, 2020 (12 - 3:30 p.m. ET) Session 3: October 9, 2020 (12 - 1 p.m. ET) >> Conference Website: >>…
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Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of 2020 American Lobster Initiative projects

Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of the Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative to address scientific and stakeholder needs associated with this important fishery.  >> Read the full article from the National Sea Grant Office >>…
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A Message from the Director

Image:   On behalf of all our staff at the MIT Sea Grant Program, I would like to state our deeply held conviction that Black Lives Matter. Although we are a small unit, we believe that we can make a contribution…
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June 23, 2020 MIT Sea Grant Funded Research Project Update: Ocean Acidification

MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities through our core RFP for Massachusetts university-based research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the Commonwealth. Join us on Tuesday, June 23rd…
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MIT Sea Grant Coastal Ecologist and researchers from BU, US EPA, CZM, ICTA - UAB publish eelgrass article in Estuaries and Coasts

MIT Sea Grant Coastal Ecologist Dr. Juliet Simpson worked with researchers from Boston University, US EPA, CZM, and the Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA - UAB) in Spain, to publish a recent article in the Journal of the…
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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…