Beth Orcutt (2018 5 Minute Genius) from Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences was awarded the prestigious 2019 Asahiko Taira International Scientific Ocean Drilling Research Prize!
Dana Strout (2018 MSF Pop up event – The Story Collider). Dana’s story was released by The Story Collider podcast in an episode the science of intimate areas.
Governor Janet Mills signed a bill this summer that will advance UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center‘s offshore wind project. The MSF put a spotlight on this work at our 2016 Maine Science Festival with a talk by Habib Dagher as part of 5 Minute Genius.
Four of our past presenters (University of Maine‘s Allison Gardner and Sandra de Urioste-Stone and Acadia National Park‘s Abe Miller-Rushing and Rebecca Cole-Will) are studying ticks on Mount Dessert Island and working to determine why they might be increasing.