Grants to Support Community Collaborative Research

North Carolina Sea Grant is requesting applications for the second round of its Community Collaborative Research Grant Program, thanks to an ongoing partnership with the William R. Kenan Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science at NC State University.

“After a successful first year, we again seek proposals that focus on creative problem solving for environmental and regulatory issues,” explains Susan White, Sea Grant executive director.

Funded projects will bring local knowledge and intuition within coastal communities together with academic rigor of university researchers. That combination, along with strong field research, should result in recommendations likely to be accepted by resource managers, industry leaders and other groups, White adds.

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