Virginia Sea Grant’s 2012 Graduate Research Fellows presented at the 2014 Virginia Sea Grant Project Participants’ Symposium. Unlike other talks they give about their research, we challenged them to tailor their talk for a general audience.
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Recurring Virginia Sea Grant Events
Visiting Scholar Seminar Series Each semester, Virginia Sea Grant partners with the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy and the VIMS School of Marine Science to host one or more speakers in topics relating to marine policy. The seminar series web page includes information about past speakers and a video archive of their talks.
Annual Project Participants' Symposium Each year, Virginia Sea Grant hosts a one-day symposium for researchers, staff, and partners. The agenda includes presentations and posters about research and extension projects, as well as an annual report from the director and discussions of emerging marine and coastal issues.
More Events From Virginia Sea Grant and Partners
A team from Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School in Virginia Beach started strong and then hung on in the finals to win the 17th annual Blue Crab Bowl, a regional competition of the National Ocean Science Bowl (NOSB), on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Old Dominion University. This was a record seventh straight year that a […]
A hot topic at the 2013 Virginia Aquaculture Conference this past November was how to maintain the safe consumption of raw oysters and better understand the science that directs industry harvest regulations.
In the end, there are many definitions for aquaculture or agriculture, and none of them are universal.
Virginiaâ€™s bi-annual conference for fish farmers, held in Newport News on November 15 and 16 of last year, drew more than 100 finfish and shellfish growers.
The February 26, 2014, workshop discussed some of the challenges facing waterfront businesses today.
When a storm hits, households donâ€™t get hit equally. In fact, says Shannon Van Zandt, low-income households usually get hit the hardest.
Director Troy Hartley reflects on 2013 in his annual report at the Virginia Sea Grant Project Participants’ Symposium.
Virginia Sea Grant Fellows from VIMS and ODU present on their research at the 2014 Project Participants’ Symposium. Fellows were challenged to prepare 10 minute talks geared to a general audience.
Members of the seafood processing industry learned how to make more with less at Virginia Sea Grantâ€™s 2013 Value-Added Seafood Marketing Workshop.
The Virginia Aquaculture Conference will provide an opportunity to learn about current and upcoming industry issues, explore new developments in culture technology, and interact with others with similar interests.
To help launch a CSF, Virginia Sea Grant is inviting anyone interested to submit a Statement of Interest by January 10, 2013. (You can find the Instructions and form here: http://bit.ly/vasg-csf-lead )
Elected and military officials, attorneys, scientists, business leaders, and citizens attend the ‘sold-out’ Adaptive Planning for Flooding and Coastal Change conference.
VCU Rice Center is the first platinum-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certificated building in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Adaptation Forum is a workshop for city, regional, and federal officials to share best practices for communicating the risks and realities of coastal inundation to local communities, a process that has proven challenging despite the realized destruction caused by Norâ€™easters and hurricanes of the last couple of years.
How do we get scientific innovations to the people who need them? Dr. Dale Manty of the EPA recently shared his thoughts on sustainability and innovation as a Visiting Scholar Seminar Speaker.
For Brendan Rice, the best part of working with Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) was â€śgaining real-world experience that applied to my field of study.â€ť Brendan, a Virginia Commonwealth University student in business marketing, joined VASG as Event Planning and Management Intern in the fall to help with our annual event: The Project Participantsâ€™ Symposium. He […]
The Chefs Seafood Symposium is a Virginia Sea Grant annual event that invites professional, apprentice, and student chefs for a day of learning about seafood and the science behind the products chefs serve.
Over the course of more than 30 years of experience at the EPA, Dr. Dale Manty has contributed to the agencyâ€™s development of many important policies on land and water management. He headed the Superfund Hazardous Substance Research Centers Program for 12 years and currently works with EPAâ€™s Safe and Sustainable Water Research program and coordinates the Office of Research and Developmentâ€™s extramural green building and infrastructure research and development efforts. Manty holds a doctorate in Natural Resource Management from Ohio State University.
Virginia Sea Grant Extension partners will present the findings of their efforts to map and prioritize working waterfronts in Virginia and Maryland at the nationâ€™s third Working Waterfronts Conference this March. The session â€śA Case Study on Successful Research and Extension in the Chesapeake Bayâ€ť will be lead by Extension Leader and Virginia Institute of Marine Science Economist Tom Murray.