Do You Trust Scientists About the Environment?

Do You Trust Scientists About the Environment?

Larry Hamilton's research describes trends between political stances and beliefs regarding climate change. Hamilton examined responses from a Granite State Poll, which asked about public trust in scientists. Nearly two-thirds of NH residents reported trusting scientists on information regarding environmental issues. Wide disparities occurred along party lines regarding this topic and other topics asked in the poll.

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Climate Change: The Innovation Opportunity of the 21st Century

Climate Change: The Innovation Opportunity of the 21st Century

NH EPSCoR researcher and UNH Faculty member Cameron Wake speaks at TEDxPiscataquaRiver on Climate Change.

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Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Through a two-part interview, climate modeler and NH EPSCoR researcher Matthew Huber peers into the "deep time" of Earth's past to see what might lie ahead.

Back to the Future (Part One, Part Two)

 

New Micrometeorological Towers Help EPSCoR Scientists

New Micrometeorological Towers Help EPSCoR Scientists

Four new micrometeorological towers at UNH will help EPSCoR scientists determine the potential climate changes of the future.

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New Hampshire Getting Warmer, Wetter as Climate Changes

New Hampshire Getting Warmer, Wetter as Climate Changes

Climate Solutions New England released two important reports detailing the impacts of climate change in southern and northern New Hampshire. The reports will help decision-makers across the state and region make important investment decisions for the future.

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Closing the Innovation Deficit

Closing the Innovation Deficit

Short video on the importance of research for the U.S. economy

http://www.innovationdeficit.org/

NH EPSCoR, the NHIRC, and UNH Manchester partner with local engineering company to develop a new product

NH EPSCoR, the NHIRC, and UNH Manchester partner with local engineering company to develop a new product

Device may help solve weighty problem of snow loads on roofs

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New Hampshire Ecosystem Computing Challenge Receives $750,000 Award from National Science Foundation

New Hampshire Ecosystem Computing Challenge Receives $750,000 Award from National Science Foundation

To be competitive in the 21st century workplace, high school students today need to acquire strong computational skills and be able to connect and apply academic content to real-world challenges. The University of New Hampshire has been awarded a $750,000 five-year grant from the National Science Foundation EPSCoR program to develop a pilot project for students in the state’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) centers.

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New NSF EPSCoR Award Tackles Problems Related to Closure of Shellfish Beds and Beach Advisories

New NSF EPSCoR Award Tackles Problems Related to Closure of Shellfish Beds and Beach Advisories

With the value of coastal recreation estimated at some $20 billion nationally and $400 million in New Hampshire and Maine, coastal closures represent a significant sustainability problem with complex and interacting economic, social and environmental dimensions.

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Announcement: 

White Papers for the 2015 NH EPSCoR Track 1 Research Infrastructure Improvement award are currently being accepted through 11 July, 2014. 

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News

  • Oct 1 2014 - 2:09pm

    Faculty Seed Grant Opportunity

    NH EPSCoR and Campus Compact for NH have established a seed grant opportunity for faculty teams to foster partnerships between community colleges and public or private four-year colleges or universities that serve primarily undergraduate students. The purpose of these partnerships is two-fold: 1) Broaden participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, particularly among women and underserved populations, and 2) Build research capacity in the STEM disciplines.


  • Jun 29 2014 - 1:33pm

    Intensive testing coming to York beaches

    Dr. Stephen Jones, an environmental microbiologist from UNH, will be testing the levels of bacteria in the water at York's four beaches: Cape Neddick Beach, Long and Short Sands beaches, and Harbor Beach. Jones said he expects to run 1,500 tests this Summer on the water samples collected.


  • Jun 12 2014 - 1:28pm

    Climate change: how businesses can deal with America's most divisive issue

    Lawrence Hamilton, a University of New Hampshire sociology professor has been contributing science-related questions to the quarterly Granite State Poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire’s Survey Center. Earlier this year, the poll guided 568 randomly selected respondents through a series of questions intended to discern what level of trust the state’s public has in the science community. One of the questions showed that there is a disagreement between NH Republicans and Democrats on climate change.


  • May 22 2014 - 2:10pm

    Do You Trust Scientists About the Environment?

    Larry Hamilton's research describes trends between political stances and beliefs regarding climate change. Hamilton examined responses from a Granite State Poll, which asked about public trust in scientists. Nearly two-thirds of NH residents reported trusting scientists on information regarding environmental issues. Wide disparities occurred along party lines regarding this topic and other topics asked in the poll.


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Academic Performance of Community College Transfer Students in STEM Disciplines at the University of New Hampshire

Do transfer students perform worse than native students? Check out the article to find out!


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Advanced GIS tools are being used by scientists to map, analyze and share results. User-friendly interactive online maps released through the Ecosystem & Society project’s Data Discovery Center allows anyone to explore and use data from several of the project’s research topics.

 


Strategic Economic Plan for NH

Economic Plan thumbnailThe Business and Industry Association’s new strategic 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 that is especially in tune with our burgeoning advanced manufacturing and high-tech sectors.

 


NH Science and Technology Plan

S&T Plan

Innovation and technological advances are the keys to economic prosperity for all New Hampshire residents.

 

 


NH Environmental Literacy Plan

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NH INBRE

NH GRID

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