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New $1.2M Biodegradability Laboratory at the School for Marine Science & Technology officially opens

The lab, formed through a Commonwealth and private partner collaboration, will explore plastics biodegradation in the environment

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Massachusetts Life Sciences Center awards College of Nursing & Health Sciences $750,000 to diversify the life sciences

The grant will create opportunities for students to access cutting-edge equipment for in-demand careers in life sciences industries

Ming Shao receives $512k CPS award from the National Science Foundation

Cyber-physical systems grant combines with Brigham and Women’s share to total $1.1 million in funds

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Charlton College of Business partners with New Bedford Economic Development Council for "NB100!"

John Williams, Dean of the Charlton College of Business, lands $50,000 for entrepreneurship support program

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UMass Dartmouth receives $500K Skills Capital Grant Program award

The funding will be used to create an Intelligent Industrial Robotics and Cybersecurity Testbed to support students and gain career-relevant technical experience.

Bhargavi Govardhanam '23 designs app for diabetes research

Easy-to-use, not-for-profit app DiaFriend hopes to benefit diabetics in the SouthCoast and beyond

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Ming Shao receives $498K CAREER award from National Science Foundation

The CAREER Program is the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education.

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UMass System announces $250,000 in Technology Development Fund awards

Seed-funding program aims to commercialize scientific breakthroughs across the five-campus UMass system

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Ryan Beemer collaborates on the first study of underground deployable geosystems

Collaborative project can lead to new ways of designing foundations and underground construction to create more efficient and reliable infrastructure

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National Science Foundation awards Professor Hong Liu $79K

In response to evolving cybersecurity challenges, Dr. Liu and collaborators will pilot a model for the co-creation of cross-disciplinary educational content to help prepare students for success in the workforce.

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