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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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 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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Treating Algal Toxins in Drinking Water with Dr. Olya Keen

March 11, 2021 | Justin Lindemann

Olya Keen, Ph.D. is interested in emerging contaminants and different treatments that can better our drinking water quality. ...

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Meet the 2021 NC WRRI Annual Conference Panelists

March 4, 2021 | Justin Lindemann

By: Justin Lindemann The 2021 NC WRRI Annual Conference may look a little different in the new all-virtual format, but the sessions still will provide the latest water resources research. In addition to the keynote speakers...

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WRRI Requests Proposals for Community Collaborations

February 18, 2021 | Lee Cannon

The North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute’s Community Collaborative Research Grant program is now open and accepting proposals through March 5, 2021 (new extended deadline). The program brings communities and university researchers together to study...

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Catching Up with Daniel Obenour: Advancing the Hybrid Watershed Model

November 12, 2020 | Lee Cannon

By Justin Lindemann Daniel Obenour, an environmental engineer and associate professor in North Carolina State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, is interested in very complex water-quality dynamics. He is working to develop...

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Resiliency Researcher Exercises Resilience to Overcome Research Obstacle

August 10, 2020 | Lee Cannon

Guest post by Olivia Vilá Olivia Vilá is a doctoral student at North Carolina State University and a 2019-20 joint NC WRRI – North Carolina Sea Grant graduate research fellow. Before I begin, I would...

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