EPSCoR news

  • Jan 26 2016 - 2:00pm

    Clean Water, Costly Rules in NH

    Dave Solomon recently reported on the debates over NH water quality standards in the New Hampshire Union Leader.

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  • Jan 26 2016 - 1:43pm

    EPSCoR's Impact in NH Highlighted in NCURA Magazine

    EPSCoR's Impact in NH Highlighted in NCURA Magazine
    The Office of Sponsored Projects at Keene State College was asked to write an article for the National Association of University Research Administrators (NCURA) professional publication, which generally comes out monthly or bi-monthly, and reaches over 7,000 members.  They wrote about “The Impact of Research at PUIs/The Impact of PUIs on Research” and highlighted the INBRE and EPSCoR as playing critical roles in fostering research at PUIs, which in turn is beneficial to the program's national competitiveness around research and technology.

    The Office of Sponsored Projects at Keene State College was asked to write an article for the National Association of University Research Administrators (NCURA) professional publication, which reaches over 7,000 members nationally. They wrote about “The Impact of Research at PUIs/The Impact of PUIs on Research” and highlighted the INBRE and EPSCoR as playing critical roles in fostering research at PUIs, which in turn is beneficial to the programs' national competitiveness around research and technology.

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  • Jan 6 2016 - 11:30am

    NEST Research Featured in the AGU's GeoSpace Blog

    On the American Geophysical Union's GeoSpace blog, Amy McDermott covered a poster that Sean Smith's team presented at AGU's December meeting on their NEST Safe Beaches & Shellfish research.

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  • Dec 16 2015 - 12:26pm

    EPSCoR Faculty Members Discuss Paris Climate Change Agreements - Concord Monitor Article

    NH EPSCoR faculty members Catherine Ashcraft and Clay Mitchell discuss the implications of the recent Paris climate change agreements for the New Hampshire business community in a recent Concord Monitor article.

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  • Nov 23 2015 - 2:40pm

    STEM Funding and Research Opportunities Available on PathwaysToScience.org

    Students: You can use PathwaysToScience.org to find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring. Find out more about available STEM funding and opportunities:

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  • Oct 21 2015 - 1:52pm

    Community College Innovation Challenge

    Teams comprised of community college students, faculty and community partners propose innovative STEM-based solutions for real-world problems they identify within the theme: Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems.  Deadline: Oct. 15, 2015, to Feb. 15, 2016.

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  • Oct 21 2015 - 1:50pm

     2015 NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge

    We are a co-host of the 2015 Social Venture Innovation Challenge! The challenge invites individuals and teams from across the state of New Hampshire to identify pressing social and/or environmental issues at the state, national or global level, and then find an innovative business-oriented approach to solving them.


  • Sep 24 2015 - 10:53am

    The NH WRRC is accepting applications for the FY2016 funding competition

    The NH WRRC invites proposals from researchers at any college or university in New Hampshire for consideration in the Center's FY 2016 research program. The proposed research must be directed at research priorities of New Hampshire, New England, or the northeastern United States. The NH WRRC has developed a list of these priorities (view). To be considered for funding, proposals must be must submitted online at www.niwr.net no later than Friday, November 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.


  • Sep 22 2015 - 3:30pm

    Blue Waters and EPSCoR - supercomputing opportunities for research, education

    Opportunities for researchers and students on the Blue Waters petascale computing project, including allocation of space, undergraduate internships, graduate student fellowships, workshops and webinars. For more information, contact the individuals listed in the flier.


  • Sep 8 2015 - 1:03pm

    Beach Blitz Volunteers Provide a Water Quality Snapshot of New Hampshire Beaches

    New Hampshire’s beautiful and highly rated 13 mile slice of the Atlantic coast is a popular vacation destination in New England. So how clean are its coastal beaches? This July, citizen scientist volunteers dodged sunbathers and boogie boarders as they blitzed the beaches looking for clues, collecting samples, and taking a water quality snapshot for researchers and beach managers at North Hampton State Beach (NHSB), Jenness, and Sawyer beaches.