Thursday, July 11, 2013

Electric vehicles, tsunami and seaweed

URI hosts conference on electric vehicles
Rhode Island Public Radio - 7/11

Five questions with David Porter - Q&A on classroom technology
Providence Business News - 7/11

Study: Drunk men described as "wasted" while women called "tipsy" - includes quote from Prof. Mark Wood
CBS News - 7/11

Visit URI Master Gardens this weekend
Valley Breeze - 7/9

Investigating Rhode Island's tsunami - includes interview with Prof. Chris Kincaid
Rhode Island Public Radio - 7/9

Researchers conducting seaweed census in RI waters
Boston Globe - 7/8

Scientists keep an eye on seaweed invading waters
Rhode Island Public Radio - 7/8

Monday, July 8, 2013

Front page news: tuna aquaculture and ocean exploration

The Providence Journal featured major feature stories about URI activities on the front page of the Saturday and Sunday papers this weekend. The first was an in-depth story about Prof. Terry Bradley's tuna aquaculture research and his partnership with a local investor. The second featured Prof. Robert Ballard, the Inner Space Center and the new Exploration Now program.

Also in the news over the long holiday weekend:

Looking to match local impact with global reputation - Q&A with GSO Dean Bruce Corliss
Providence Business News - 7/6

URI, RWI scientists conduct seaweed census
Providence Business News - 7/6

Aspelund gets grant to study space apparel
Providence Business News - 7/6

URI yard sale raises thousands in scholarship money
Providence Business News - 7/6

R.I. helps to weaken Iranian regime - op-ed by Prof. Donna Hughes
Providence Journal - 7/5

New 'beast' found on Sandy Neck - tick story features Prof. Tom Mather
Cape Cod Times - 7/4

Increasingly intense stories like Sandy worry scientists - summary of Metcalf Institute lecture
Jamestown Press - 7/3

URI researchers developing techniques for tuna aquaculture
Narragansett Times - 7/3

Scientists who snack on their research - feature story includes Prof. Brad Seibel
NBC News - 7/3

Why must childbirth be such hard labour? - features research by Prof. Holly Dunsworth
The Guardian - 7/1