HVO Geologist Receives Honorary Award

HVO geologist Frank Trusdell collects a sample of lava from the fissure 8 channel during Kīlauea Volcano’s lower East Rift Zone eruption in July 2018 (A. Hara). Inset photo shows Trusdell presenting an update on Mauna Loa for a West Hawaii Community Forum in February 2018 (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today). (BIVN) – This week’s Volcano … Read more

Field Station receives donation from local community member – Fort Bragg Advocate-News

The Friends of the Mendocino College Coastal Field Station and Natural Sciences, an affiliate of the Mendocino College Foundation, recently received a $ 25,000 donation from a local community member and retired geologist, Robert “Bob” Blanc, to jump-start the second half of its capital campaign to restore and refresh the aging buildings at the Coastal … Read more

Mendocino College Coastal Field Station receives support – The Ukiah Daily Journal

The Friends of the Mendocino College Coastal Field Station and Natural Sciences, an affiliate of the Mendocino College Foundation, recently received a $ 25,000 donation from local community member and retired geologist Robert “Bob” Blanc, to jump start the second half of its capital campaign to restore and refresh the aging buildings at the Coastal … Read more

URI’s Metcalf Institute receives $1.7 million grant to develop science communication fellowship for marginalized populations – URI News

KINGSTON, RI – June 21, 2022 – The University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute was recently awarded a $ 1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create the SciComm Identities Project (SCIP), a fellowship designed to train and support science communicators from marginalized communities. in environmental science. The Metcalf Institute received the grant … Read more

Solésence Beauty Science Receives Korean Patent for High-Transparency Zinc Oxide

Nanophase Technologies Corporation ROMEOVILLE, Ill., June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Solésence Beauty Science, a leader in inclusive, mineral-based beauty products for skin care and makeup brands, today announced that it received in late May a certificate of patent in Korea for a new generation of high-transparency zinc oxide mineral sunscreen with enhanced UV blocking … Read more

UNCW Professor Dr. Ralph Mead Receives DEQ Applied Research Fellowship to Advance PFAS Science

Friday, June 17, 2022 Dr. Ralph Mead, professor of chemistry and biochemistry for UNCW and its Center for Marine Science, is among four researchers awarded the inaugural North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Applied Research Fellowship to advance the science of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in the state. The DEQ, in partnership with the North … Read more

Kansas Geological Survey receives grant to study critical minerals mining potential in region

LAWRENCE – The Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) at the University of Kansas has been awarded $ 1.5 million dollars for a two-year project to study the feasibility of recovering minerals critical to advanced and defense manufacturing as well as the clean energy industry from coal deposits, associated rock layers and legacy mining wastes found in … Read more

Gorham teacher receives state science award | Local

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Nevada receives $20 million National Science Foundation research award for fire science

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) has been awarded $ 20 million over five years to support a comprehensive fire-science project with research involving the Desert Research Institute (DRI); University of Nevada, Las Vegas; and the University of Nevada, Reno. The project, Harnessing the Data Revolution for Fire Science, is funded through the National … Read more

FAU Marine Science Trailblazer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., an ocean explorer, aquanaut and marine biotechnologist, holds a marine sponge during an expedition. Florida Atlantic University’s Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., an ocean explorer, aquanaut and marine biotechnologist, will receive the Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB) highest award – the 2022 “Lifetime Achievement Award.” The award recognizes scientists who have achieved academic … Read more