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A Message from the Director

Image: www.shutdownstem.com   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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MIT Museum Imaging Science Panel with MIT Sea Grant Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen and Felice Frankel

Photo by Keith Ellenbogen, MIT Sea Grant Visiting Scientist   >>Click here to watch the recording On Saturday, June 6, 2020, MIT Sea Grant Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen joined Felice Frankel, award-winning science…
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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…
Michelle Kornberg at the MIT Sailing Pavilion dock on the Charles River with a row of sailboats behind
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Understanding the Impact of Climate Change on the Ocean: MIT Sea Grant Undergraduate Researcher Michelle Kornberg

Photo: Tony Pulsone From Boston Harbor to Australia, MIT Sea Grant undergraduate researcher Michelle Kornberg and MIT Mechanical Engineering explore the Ocean Engineering field: “It marries the holistic side of living on planet Earth…
Carolina Bastidas, MIT Sea Grant Research Scientist, speaks to a group of female students in the lab.
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Women in Science: Students from the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education Visit MIT Sea Grant

MIT Sea Grant Research Scientist Carolina Bastidas engages a group of female students pursuing science and engineering with her research on oyster rehabilitation. On March 3, 2020, a group of 35 female high school students – juniors and…
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Volunteer River Herring Monitoring: Charles River (April 1 - June 1, 2020)

MIT Sea Grant in collaboration with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) will be coordinating a volunteer group to conduct river herring monitoring on the Charles River this year. The Monitoring period will be April…
Three smiling students crouch in a salt marsh counting species of grass.
A group of students sitting for a presentation with a female speaker in front of a screen displaying a picture of the MIT campus
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Hosting students from Oslo, Norway, at the MIT Sea Grant Design Lab for reduced carbon shipping emissions

The MIT Sea Grant Design Lab worked with Marsoft, an independent advisory group focusing on the maritime industry, to host students and faculty from Norway on October 16th. The students from the Oslo Handelsgymnasium – one of the largest…
A woman and a child from behind about to drop a cardboard model into a large tank of water.
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Empowered Brains at MIT Sea Grant - Explorations in Ocean Engineering

Photographs and EEEeb writeup by Avery Normandin. Ecology, Evolution, and Engineering for Empowered Brains (EEEeb) is sensory-friendly series of educational workshops for Boston-area neurodiverse youth which aims to cultivate skills…