In a major breakthrough in shellfish management and disease prevention, researchers at UNH have discovered a new method to detect a bacterium that has contaminated New England oyster beds and sickened consumers who ate the contaminated shellfish.
The new patent-pending detection method – which is available for immediate use to identify contaminated shellfish – is a significant advance in efforts...
On April 7,2015, UNH hosted two Fulbright Program representatives on campus for UNH Fulbright Day. The event was designed to encourage international research and teaching by both faculty and students with the support of this premier program.
Over 100 students and 50 faculty members attended presentations and one-on-one meetings to learn more about the application process, the logistics of...
Installation of a microwave link from Portsmouth to the Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML), located on the Gulf of Maine’s Appledore Island, six miles off the coast of New Hampshire, soon will allow scientists to conduct research year-round.
SML's facilities include labs equipped with microscopes and flow-through seawater for maintaining marine organisms. The island’s “green grid” incorporates a...
What happens to spilled oil on the bottom of a body of water? This video shows how students working with Nancy Kinner, professor of civil and environmental engineering and UNH Director of the Coastal Response Research Center, are using a unique oil flume to find out. Their findings could improve responses to oil spills.
NH EPSCoR, supported by the National Science Foundation, works with organizations and individuals across New Hampshire to advance competitiveness and build research capacity in science and engineering by strategically investing in research infrastructure; promote STEM education; and partner with businesses that enhance job creation and economic development.
Read about its 2014 activities in NH...