North Carolina Sea Grant is opening its 2022-2024 proposal process for applied research to address problems affecting coastal ecosystems, economies, and communities. The first deadline is Jan. 11, 2021. “This opportunity provides funding to tackle real-world problems,” notes Susan White, Sea Grant executive director. “We welcome proposals from researchers with a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds, who will bring strategies to consider coastal, marine and watershed issues important to North Carolina.”
The Knauss Fellowship program places graduate students in Washington, D.C. to work on federal policies and processes that affect ocean, coastal and Great Lakes issues.
The National Sea Grant Communicators network singled out Coastwatch magazine for recognition during a virtual celebration of the network’s biannual Excellence in Communication Award. The magazine was the sole periodical from 34 Sea Grant programs across the country that judges named among the three finalists for the award.
Jane Harrison, North Carolina Sea Grant’s coastal economics specialist, recently accepted honors for leadership of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Visioning Team for the National Sea Grant Network.
Students interested in staying connected with the latest in climate education in North Carolina can learn about the network and participate in the Climate Resiliency Art Contest.