Research, scholarship, and innovation are at the core of UMass Dartmouth's mission. We are a Doctoral University – Higher Research Activity (R2) as designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
June 28, 2017
UMass Dartmouth researchers partner with Gulf of Maine Research Institute to improve stock assessment
Multi-stage project brings together policymakers, fishermen, and scientists to help identify information to be included in new model aimed at improving existing models and data used to manage New England groundfish.
June 19, 2017
Balancing conservation and utilization along the US Atlantic coast
Researchers at the School for Marine Science & Technology and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries have developed a voluntary program to reduce the catch of threatened fishes
June 9, 2017
Tracking toothed whale activity
Toothed whales are considered key to maintaining healthy ecosystems. PhD candidate Tammy Silva is collaborating with SMAST scientists and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to understand how the species influences the health of Massachusetts Bay.
Institutional Ethics and Compliance
Assists researchers to comply with applicable laws, regulations, and policies regarding human and animal subjects, biosafety and export control
Builds research capacity by promoting collaborations, managing internal grants, disseminating funding opportunities and celebrating research achievements
Promotes undergraduate research, supports student-researchers, and disseminates the products of student research.
SMAST 2 Groundbreaking
Data Science: Unlocking the power of big data