UMass Dartmouth STEM research center gets new director on 10th anniversary
Dr. Chandra Orrill seeks to build on the late James Kaput’s vision of “democratizing math education”
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.
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
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.
Tracing sources of excess nitrates in water
Mark Altabet, UMassD Professor of Oceanography, has developed a new cost-efficient method for identifying sources of excess levels of nitrates in marine and fresh waters, which will aid water quality improvement in impacted areas around the world.
National Science Foundation awards UMassD professor $283,425 for numerical ocean modeling study
The collaborative project will help determine the distribution and fate of water-mass properties, nutrients, and dissolved gases in the ocean.
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.
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.
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.
National Institutes of Health awards UMass Dartmouth researcher $616,170 to study how type 2 diabetes increases risk of bone fractures
Largest ever NIH grant to UMass Dartmouth will help bioengineering Assistant Professor Lamya Karim’s team to investigate diabetes-related skeletal fragility to improve prevention and management.