The Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting partners with Rhode Island EPSCoR to help Ocean State scientists develop and refine their science communication skills. Metcalf Executive Director Sunshine Menezes talks about the critical importance of science communication and the efforts of the Metcalf-RI EPSCoR collaboration.
Research Stories: A Rhode Island EPSCoR podcast
As a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) mentor, Associate Professor Mindy Levine (University of Rhode Island)provides a platform for training and development — the exact kind of experience that changed her life as an undergraduate student. Levine also talks about the work in her lab to figure out new ways to detect toxic chemicals in […]
The Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program gives students like Gabrielle Kuba, a rising senior at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI, the opportunity to discover what the scientist life is like. For 10 weeks, SURF students immerse themselves in unparalleled, hands-on research that often turns out to be as much about […]
Under the direction of Jim Lemire, RI EPSCoR coordinator of undergraduate research and adjunct biology professor at Roger Williams University, undergraduate students from across the Ocean State gain unparalleled training through full-time, hands-on summer research experiences under the guidance of faculty mentors.
Uniquely positioned at the interface between Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound, the Marine Science Research Facility offers direct access to flowing seawater which can be raw, filtered, heated, or chilled. Seawater facility manager Ed Baker and assistant manager Alicia Zyer talk about the breadth and depth of research supported by this RI NSF EPSCoR […]
Most people see clumps of seaweed on the beach and head the other way. Not Lindsay Green, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Rhode Island, in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences. Green talks with Research Stories about all things seaweed, from her research on harmful algal blooms to using the marine […]
It sounds cliche, but Dale Leavitt, associate professor of biology at Roger Williams University and RI EPSCoR researcher, truly is happy as a clam. He teaches and mentors undergraduate students, spends summer days on the boat, resolving shellfish issues for the fishing and aquaculture industries, and reaps the bounty of his work for dinner.