Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR

The Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research

2017 Annual Research Symposium


Annual symposium to feature Rhode Island research

The Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR Track-1 program will present the 2017 Annual Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 12, at Brown University, a co-host of the conference with Rhode Island School of Design.

A showcase of Ocean State research, the event will feature a poster session of marine life science and climate change research by faculty, researchers, and students, funded by RI EPSCoR and the RI Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC). Researchers from other RI EPSCoR tracks also are invited to present their work.

Professor Tamara Galloway of the University of Exeter will be the featured speaker. Her research focuses on marine pollution, the human health effects of pollutants, and the sustainable development of novel materials and substances.

Tours of RI EPSCoR-supported facilities — The Nature Lab @ RISD and the Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) and Shared Proteomics Facility, both at Brown — will be offered.

To submit an abstract (by 5 p.m., March 15): Complete this form

To register for the event (by 5 p.m., March 10): Complete this form

For questions about the event, contact Sally J. Beauman (sbeauman@uri.edu); for questions about abstracts, contact Jim Lemire (jlemire@rwu.edu).

(Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.)

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