EPSCoR news

  • Feb 18 2014 - 8:02am

    Climate Fellows Program, Campus Carbon Calculator Come Home to UNH

    The University of New Hampshire is the new home of the Clean Air-Cool Planet Climate Fellows Program and the Campus Carbon Calculator. Clean Air-Cool Planet will be dissolving in 2014, but two of its signature programs will live on at the Sustainability Institute at UNH.


  • Jan 30 2014 - 2:28pm

    Take a Hike

    Kaity Thomson (EPSCoR Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program participant) Merged Scientific Research and Environmental Advocacy on a Week’s Trek Along the Portland-Montreal Pipeline


  • Jan 30 2014 - 2:18pm

    New Hampshire stream monitoring network tracks Great Bay nutrient loading

    New Hampshire’s Great Bay–a recessed tidal estuary separated from the open ocean by 10 miles of land–suffers from nitrogen pollution. A cutting-edge stream monitoring network throughout one of the bay’s tributary watersheds is helping researchers and resource managers get a handle on the nutrient’s sources to better plan for how to curb them.


  • Jan 30 2014 - 11:27am

    A View From The Coast 

    A Scientist Conducts Environmental Research That Measures Beliefs Not Bacteria    “There isn’t an environmental issue that isn’t a people issue,” contends sociologist Tom Safford. That’s a critical point for this associate professor whose research focuses on the social aspects of environmental issues, particularly in coastal areas. While other scientists are measuring algal blooms, fecal coliform, or water runoff, Safford is measuring people’s perceptions


  • Jan 17 2014 - 12:11pm

    UNH IT's Scott Valcourt Honored by Gov. Maggie Hassan
    Scott Valcourt, UNH IT’s director of strategic technology, received an award from the governor last week for overseeing the completion of a project that brought 865 miles of fiber optic cable to New Hampshire residents through Network New Hampshire Now.


  • Jan 14 2014 - 2:58pm

    Internship Program Announcement

    The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is now looking for qualified candidates to serve as interns during the Summer, Fall and Spring terms.

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  • Nov 26 2013 - 2:55pm

    My Turn: UNH and its partners are building a STEM talent pipeline

    The Business and Industry Association’s new economic plan for the state concludes that one of the best investments New Hampshire can make for a prosperous future is to develop a highly skilled workforce, one especially in tune with our burgeoning advanced manufacturing and high-tech sectors.


  • Nov 18 2013 - 11:49am

    Dr. Burchsted Tackles Keene’s Dam Removal Dilemma

    Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Denise Burchsted may be new on campus, but she’s already got her students involved in a research project that will provide important information to the City of Keene.


  • Nov 12 2013 - 10:35am

    Trillian is 1,000 Times More Powerful Than a Desktop Computer

    There’s a new supercomputer in town and it’s making leading-edge research in multiple facets of modern physics possible at the University of New Hampshire’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space. The Cray supercomputer, the only one in New Hampshire, was made possible by a $534,977 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) award from the National Science Foundation, including $196,995 from NSF’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR.


  • Oct 16 2013 (All day)

    Plymouth Area 1st Science Brew Café Draws Standing Room Only Crowd (Despite Red Sox Playoff Game!)

    Plymouth’s first Science Café was held on October 15 at Biederman’s Deli and Pub. Even though the Red Sox were playing an important post-season game, over fifty people, including community members and PSU students, came to learn about science in an informal setting.