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Rutgers Scientists Begin Their Summer Research… in Antarctica

The Antarctic summer research effort is in full swing. This year, there are two joint National Science Foundation projects underway which are called SWARM and the Palmer Long Term Ecological Research (LTER). SWARM is studying how physical circulation structures the ecology of the penguins living in vicinity of the Palmer...

A Panel on Global Aspects of Rutgers Research and Engagement

Rutgers Global hosted a panel discussion on the topic of international research in the areas of sustainability and climate change on December 20 at the Rutgers Club. The event, open to faculty, staff, and students, included some of Rutgers University’s renowned faculty who presented on their research and engaged with...

IOOS Visits RUCOOL’s Undergraduate Research Class

Carl Gouldman, Director of NOAA's US Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS), Kelly Jasion, IOOS Financial Specialist, and Mary Yates-Ford, the Director of Engagement and External relations for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS), visited RUCOOL to view final presentations from our undergraduate research class. Carl Goldman shared...

National Oceanography Center and Rutgers University representatives visit CIM

On December 5, representatives from Rutgers University of New Brunswick (USA) and the National Oceanography Center of Southampton (UK) visited the facilities of the Maritime Instrumentation Center at the Seixal Watershed. This visit aimed to explore the conditions existing at the Portuguese Hydrographic Institute for a partnership in the construction...

Samantha Bova Named One of L’Oreal’s 2019 Women in Science Fellow

Bova was one of five women in STEM that was awarded $60,000 by the beauty leader to advance important postdoctoral research L’Oréal USA announced the recipients of the 2019 For Women in Science (FWIS) Fellowship, which annually awards five female postdoctoral scientists grants of $60,000 each to advance their research....

The Deployment of Two Drifters from Pacific Gyre

Two drifters from Pacific Gyre were deployed on Friday November 15, 2019.  The drifters were deployed as part of a validation experiment for the surface current products that Rutgers produces.  The drifters made several loops inside Raritan Bay then made landfall due to the northeast winds that struck the area...

Rutgers researchers set out to prove evolution of all life

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Using a computer and a protein synthesizer, Josh Mancini builds proteins that are supposed to resemble those that would have existed 4 billion years ago, before life arose on Earth. He places millions of the tiny protein molecules, resembling white powder, into an oxygen-free chamber that...