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May 11, 2017 UMassD scientists survey scallops on Banquereau Bank Examination of scallop population and benthic environment using video survey will produce information on habitat and ecology of the area, which may lead to better understanding of fishing impacts and species interactions.
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March 29, 2017 Improved long-range weather forecasting goal of Fulbright Scholar’s work Dr. Amit Tandon will collaborate with scientists from multiple universities in study of Bay of Bengal monsoons.
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March 16, 2017 UMass Dartmouth sociology professor wins Fulbright to study sexual violence in Hungary Research will focus on underreporting of rape and sexual assault in Hungary, and training of legal and victim response professionals to improve reporting and understanding of sexual violence.

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