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Scholarship supports women in science

La'Ona DeWilde

La’Ona DeWilde, currently earning a PhD in environmental biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, chose her career because of her strong traditional belief in respecting animals and caring for the environment. She is getting some help from a scholarship designed to boost women in science. “The Kathryn E. and John P. Doyle Scholarship has helped me…

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Sea Grant invites proposals for aquaculture projects

oyster farm

Researchers are welcome to apply for grants to advance the aquaculture industry in Alaska and nationwide. The deadline for proposals is March 2, 2018. National Sea Grant expects to have available $7 million to $11.5 million over fiscal years 2018, 2019 and 2020 as part of the Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative.

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Professor Terry Johnson opens new chapter

After 26 years on the University of Alaska Fairbanks faculty, and a core player at Alaska Sea Grant, Marine Advisory Agent Terry Johnson retired in December 2017. He leaves behind a strong legacy of writing, editing and sharing his expertise in climate change, fisheries, marine recreation, tourism, seafood marketing and vessel operations and maintenance.

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Don’t miss out on Sea Grant fellowships

water quality sampling

Are you a graduate student studying science or marine policy? Are you interested in a unique professional opportunity to apply your academic knowledge in the workplace? Don’t miss out on upcoming fellowships to jump start your career. Deadlines are fast approaching for the Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship and Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship.

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Alaska Sea Grant helps prevent seafood fraud

salmon

Quentin Fong, Alaska Sea Grant’s seafood marketing specialist, assisted federal efforts to crack down on seafood fraud. Scientists are developing a new method for matching protein to particular fish to prevent mislabeling, a problem that affects millions of consumers.

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UAF student Maggie Chan awarded marine policy fellowship in DC

Maggie Chan, graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will head to Washington, DC, next year as a Knauss Marine Policy Fellow. She is in a select group nominated by Sea Grant programs nationwide who will start their fellowships in February 2018, and continues the recent success of Knauss applicants from Alaska.

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