The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Officers will be hosting informational webinars as listed below. The NRT webinars will provide an overview of the program solicitation and answer questions about the structure and goals of the new NRT program.
Register by clicking the webinar link and following the prompts:
Tuesday, April 29, 2:00pm EDT to 3:00pm EDT
Wednesday, April 30, 2:...
A recording of the NIFA Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition’s AFRI Nutrition, Food Quality, and Food Safety Grantsmanship Webinar held on March 25, 2014 is now available online with a .pdf of the slides at: http://nifa-connect.nifa.usda.gov/p1ck938j4t0/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal.
A link to the webinar also can be found in the USDA section of the Research Office web...
In response to a survey of growers’ needs, Matt Kochka, a UNH graduate student in plant biology, has been working with Iago Hale, assistant professor of specialty crop improvement, to conduct small-scale trials comparing the economics of the standard matted-row strawberry production system with those of an annual plasticulture system at Kingman Farm, one of five NH Agricultural Experiment Station...
Peter Pekins, professor of natural resources and the environment, appeared on PBS Newshour recently to describe his ongoing research to determine why the number of moose in New Hampshire is declining.
View the video or read a transcript here: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/alarming-decline-wild-moose-new-hampshire/.
The US patent system is premised on a fundamental exchange, or as some might say, a grand bargain. In exchange for fully disclosing their invention to the public, the inventor gains the exclusionary right to that invention for a limited period.
The Three Goals of this Exchange
This exchange achieves three objectives. First, the inventor is incentivized to fully disclose their invention. If the...