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…
A person holds a plastic bag on the shore of a beach.
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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…
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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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…
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Blue Future Conference - October 24 & 25

The Blue Future Conference 2022 is produced by economic development nonprofit The Plymouth Foundation and ProMare, the nonprofit behind the unmanned marine research vessel Mayflower Autonomous ship. This new conference will gather leaders…
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Now Open: STREAM Grants RFP - Apply by Nov. 15

MIT Sea Grant is now accepting proposals for the new STREAM Grants program, open to a diversity of Massachusetts applicants. STREAM Grants — Solutions Through Research, Education, and Art in Massachusetts — support one-year projects up…
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Visit MIT Sea Grant October 3 at the Cambridge Science Festival

MIT Sea Grant: A Tour of Lab Facilities with Robots, Test Tanks, and More Come and see robot boats, submarines and a variety of other ocean engineering projects during the Cambridge Science Festival's Climate Day! Monday, October 3, 2022 3-5…