Apply to NOAA Ocean Exploration Advisory Board

NOAA is seeking up to four new members for its Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, a federal advisory committee that advises the NOAA administrator on matters pertaining to ocean exploration.  The panel advises NOAA on strategic planning, exploration priorities, competitive ocean exploration grant programs, and other matters as requested.  In addition to advising NOAA leadership, NOAA expectsContinue reading “Apply to NOAA Ocean Exploration Advisory Board”

Oxford Net Zero Launches

The Oxford Net Zero initiative has launched to address the critical issue of how to reach global “net zero”–limiting greenhouse gases–in time to halt global warming. Leading academics from across the university’s disciplines, including geography, physics, economics, biology, law and Earth sciences, will come together to focus on the long-term questions necessary to achieve equitable, science-based solutions. OxfordContinue reading “Oxford Net Zero Launches”

Naval STEM Internship Opportunities for High-School and College Students

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the Department of the Navy’s (DoN) Naval STEM education and outreach program are offering two Navy and Marine Corps science and technology internships. The registration deadline is Nov. 30. High-school students can sign up for the Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP): SEAP is an eight-week highContinue reading “Naval STEM Internship Opportunities for High-School and College Students”

The Case for Accelerators of the Digital Ocean

Accelerators support start-ups by providing business guidance, access to capital, connection to community, shared resources, and the support of a mentor network. The number of accelerators increased tenfold in the U.S. between 2008 and 2014, and now there are more than 7,000 accelerators and incubators globally. According to a report by the Brookings Institute, theContinue reading “The Case for Accelerators of the Digital Ocean”

Video Profile: Eco Wave Power

Eco Wave Power has been selected as one of the innovations presented by The Sustainable Markets Initiative. In response to the increasing threats posed by climate change and biodiversity loss, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales created the Sustainable Markets Initiative and Council, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, in September 2019. AsContinue reading “Video Profile: Eco Wave Power”