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Tag: research

Matt Kirwan
By Stefanie Jackson – Matt Kirwan, a scientist who has conducted research on the Eastern Shore and who is an associate professor at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), recently received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). It’s the highest honor the...
By Stefanie JacksonFor the sixth time in a row, the National Science Foundation awarded the University of Virginia a six-year grant for its long-term ecological research project spanning 36 years on the Eastern Shore. The Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center, in Oyster, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and the...
By Linda Cicoira-  A blaze battled by about 55 volunteer firefighters from nine Eastern Shore companies Monday at an Eastville area research facility dispelled the notion that Northampton County is void of the poultry industry. One chicken house on the site just off Cherrydale Drive was destroyed in the blaze....