OSU Sea Grant awards $1.15 million for five coastal research projects
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Sally Hacker received a $230,000 grant from Oregon Seat Grant to study the impacts of a beach grass hybrid on PNW coastal ecosystems.

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ESA Selects 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients
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Congratulations to Claire Couch on receiving the prestigious Katherine S. McCarter award, which includes training in policy and communication in Washington, DC.

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Demystifying coronavirus: Is it a pandemic and other questions answered
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Ben Dalziel uses mathematical models and data to study the spread of infectious diseases. In this interview, he discusses the novel coronavirus outbreak and transmission.

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Primitive bee in amber reveals its 100 million-year-old apoid wasp lineage
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George Poinar has identified a specimen in amber as a new family, genus and species of bee.

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An Ecologist Organizes the World
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Jane Lubchenco helped change the field of ecology by making the science useful to society.

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Congratulations to Jane Lubchenco on receiving the inaugural Mary Sears Medal
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This honor recognizes Dr. Lubchenco's exceptional leadership and original contributions to research on biodiversity and solutions to restore ocean health and sustainable fisheries.

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‘Listening to the Crabs’
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Sarah Henkel will present the findings of her recent crab-tracking project on January 15 at 6 p.m. in Seaside.

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Biology and biochemistry students awarded premier Oregon scholarship for graduate research
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Congratulations to first-year Ph.D. students Rachael Aber and Maya Feezell for being selected as 2019 ARCS Foundation Oregon scholars!

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Oregon State scientists tout ocean protection progress
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Kirsten Grorud-Colvert, Jane Lubchenco, Vanessa Constant, Katie Dziedzic and Jenna Sullivan-Stack presented their findings at the annual Our Ocean Conference in Oslo, Norway.

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We worked for the NOAA. Political appointees can’t overrule scientists.
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Jane Lubchenco and two other former NOAA administrators wrote an editorial for the Washington Post, in which they assert that weather forecasting should never be political.

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