NC WRRI Calls for 2022 Conference Abstracts

October 7, 2021 | Justin Lindemann

NC WRRI is pleased to announce our 2022 Annual Conference will take place in a hybrid in-person and online format. Abstract submissions are now open. ...

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Kaitlin Tucker Joins NC WRRI

September 13, 2021 | Lee Cannon

Kaitlin Tucker has joined North Carolina’s Water Resources Research Institute as coordinator for research and engagement. ...

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Applications Open for NC WRRI/Sea Grant Graduate Research Projects

September 7, 2021 | Katie Mosher

“With the combined coverage of North Carolina Sea Grant and the NC Water Resources Research Institute, we’re able to entertain proposals from across the entire state to help address the grand water challenges facing North Carolina,” says John Fear, deputy director for both programs. Application deadline is 5 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2021....

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“Watershed Wisdom” Lesson Plan Receives National Award

August 22, 2021 | Lee Cannon

Watershed Wisdom earned a Grand Award from the 2021 APEX Awards for Excellence in the category of Campaigns, Programs & Plans....

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NC WRRI 2021 Annual Conference Student Lightning Talk Winners

July 21, 2021 | Lee Cannon

By Justin Lindemann This year’s virtual NC WRRI Annual Conference gave undergraduate and graduate students the chance to submit abstracts for the Student Lightning Talk Competition. Students spoke for seven minutes about their research, with...

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A new project to create an innovative visitor display at the Greensboro Science Center on endangered freshwater mussels is one of six Community Collaborative Research Grant initiatives that launch this year. Carolina heelsplitter, courtesy of USFWS.

New Collaborative Community Research Looks at Wastewater, Mussels, Youth Training and More

July 7, 2021 | Katie Mosher

Six new projects in North Carolina are launching this year with support from the Community Collaborative Research Grant program. Projects explore topics including wastewater treatment, mussels, youth training and more....

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WRRI Supporting 10 Graduate Students for 2021-22

July 1, 2021 | Justin Lindemann

By Justin Lindemann Ten graduate students from across North Carolina have begun their new N.C. Water Resources Research Institute-sponsored projects, including those supported by the Stormwater Consortium (SWC) and the Urban Water Consortium (UWC), for...

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NC WRRI Accepting Research Proposals for Targeted Topics

May 19, 2021 | Lee Cannon

WRRI is accepting proposals for 104(g) USGS funding. Projects addressing three key research areas are eligible, collaboration is encouraged....

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NC WRRI Fellow Finds Promise in Sunlight

April 22, 2021 | Lee Cannon

Graduate student researcher, Arpit Sardana, tested whether sunlight alone can break down contaminants in wastewater....

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NC WRRI Seeks Coordinator, Applications Close April 23

March 19, 2021 | Katie Mosher

Contact: John Fear: jmfear@ncsu.edu Katie Mosher: kmosher@ncsu.edu UPDATE: This job posting will close on April 23, 2021. Apply online: jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/141840 North Carolina’s Water Resources Research Institute is accepting applications for the coordinator of research and engagement....

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