A river runs through it: U.S. cities' waterways show consistent patterns of evolution

A river runs through it: U.S. cities' waterways show consistent patterns of evolution

The cities' ecosystems, especially their waterways, are all threatened by road salt, dissolved concrete, sewage overflows and algae blooms, say urban ecologists publishing a series of 14 papers this week in a special issue of the journal Biogeochemistry

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Students Find Common Ground, Language Through STEM

Students Find Common Ground, Language Through STEM

NH EPSCoR's Faculty Seed Grant program helps NH students find common ground, language through STEM this summer in the EXCELL program at UNH Manchester.

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The Oyster is Their World

The Oyster is Their World

UNH's research associate professor Steve Jones is looking at environmental conditions that favor Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a pathogenic strain commonly found in oysters. He hopes to one day be able to tell fisherman when it is safe to harvest and when not to.

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Teens Investigate New Ways to use Smartphones at Camp

Teens Investigate New Ways to use Smartphones at Camp

This summer, in the Stem Discovery Lab at UNH Manchester, 14 New Hampshire high school students were doing something extraordinary- using computer science to build their own mobile applications.

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PSU Hosts NH EPSCoR Summer Teacher Conference

PSU Hosts NH EPSCoR Summer Teacher Conference

More than 40 Granite State middle, high school and college science teachers are honing their classroom skills with a series of workshops and hands-on training in using large amounts of research data.

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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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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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  • Sep 10 2014 - 11:00am

    A river runs through it: U.S. cities' waterways show consistent patterns of evolution

    The cities' ecosystems, especially their waterways, are all threatened by road salt, dissolved concrete, sewage overflows and algae blooms, say urban ecologists publishing a series of 14 papers this week in a special issue of the journal Biogeochemistry.

    The issue is edited by University of Maryland geologist Sujay Kaushal and University of New Hampshire ecologists William McDowell and Wilfred Wollheim.


  • Sep 5 2014 - 3:02pm

    The Oyster is Their World

    UNH's research associate professor Steve Jones is looking at environmental conditions that favor Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a pathogenic strain commonly found in oysters. He hopes to one day be able to tell fisherman when it is safe to harvest and when not to.


  • Sep 5 2014 - 2:19pm

    Students Find Common Ground, Language Through STEM

    NH EPSCoR's Faculty Seed Grant program helps NH students find common ground, language through STEM this summer in the EXCELL program at UNH Manchester.


  • Sep 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.


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

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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

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

 

 


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