Effects of sea level rise on contaminant mobility and cycling

Coupled land use and climate change impacts on water and natural ecosystems

Developing and deploying novel environmental sensors

Innovations in renewable energy — plant-based biofuels

Innovations in renewable energy — offshore wind

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Delaware Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research


Delaware EPSCoR research seeks to answer the question of how we sustain water, energy, and natural resources in vulnerable coastal areas.

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EPSCoR works with K-12 educators and students from middle school up to broaden interest and participation in the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Ethics & Policy

The ethical challenges posed by technological innovation frequently make headlines.

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Economic Development

A major goal of Delaware EPSCoR program is to help the State’s economy

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News & Events

Film Screening: Straws

This free public film screening on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 7:00p..m in 206 Kirkbride is hosted by the DENIN Ambassadors, a group of volunteer student leaders who work with DENIN to promote and enhance the Institute’s mission on campus and in the community. The event is co-sponsored by Plastic Free Delaware. The screening will serve as the launch for the Ambassadors campaign to reduce plastic straw use in campus dining facilities and Main Street restaurants in Newark.

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Neuroscientists receive EPSCoR Track-2 grant

A multi-institutional research team led by assistant professor Jared Medina of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Delaware has received a four-year, $6 million Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-2 grant from NSF EPSCoR.

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Projecting the future: STEM job prospects will boom

Wesley College, a minority-serving institution in Dover with a primarily undergraduate liberal arts mission, is having great success helping its students find a career in STEM, thanks partly to EPSCoR funding, says Malcolm D’Souza in this op-ed.

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CONSERVE team formed

UD professors look at water reuse for irrigation and consumer response

Delaware EPSCoR co-PI Kent Messer is part of a multidisciplinary team that is dedicating itself to developing innovative, safe and sustainable ways to irrigate food crops in variable climates.

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