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Archive for October, 2013

PhD Defense – Grace Wong, ‘Conservation Status of large mammals on the Osa Penisula, Costa Rica’ Room 312A

Posted: October 31st, 2013

To: ECO Faculty and Graduate Students From: Todd Fuller, Professor Subject: Final Doctoral Examination for Grace Wong The Final Doctoral Oral Examination for Grace Wong, a Ph.D. Candidate in Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation, is scheduled to be held on Friday, 8 November 2013 at 9:30a.m. in Room 312A, Holdsworth NRC. Her committee members are Todd […]

Graduate Program Meeting- Room 312A

Posted: October 31st, 2013

Our next graduate program meeting will be held this coming Monday, November  4 at 5:00 pm in Holdsworth 312A. The presentation this month will be a group presentation by several students on fixed array telemetry systems, including acoustic telemetry and nanotags, that a number of our students/faculty are using in their research. This will be […]

Students research trees planted after tornado damage

Posted: October 30th, 2013

  courtesy: A Tree Grows in Springfield   In the aftermath of a tornado that ripped through Springfield, Mass., on June 1, 2011, one third of the trees in the areas hardest hit had to be removed. Now, a team of UMass researchers and students is aiding the “ReGreen Springfield” plan to replant 3,830 […]

Regional Planning Faculty Receive $250K NSF Grant for ‘City Science’ Exhibit at Worcester’s EcoTarium

Posted: October 28th, 2013

Courtesy of In the Loop October 23, 2013 A team of researchers led by Robert L. Ryan, landscape architecture and regional planning, has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to integrate the science of urban systems into the new City Science exhibit at the EcoTarium museum in Worcester. The project, […]

Dr. Charles Schweik featured on MIT Press website in honor of Open Access week

Posted: October 24th, 2013

Provided by: Posted by: Dave Ryman For Open Access Week, we have a post from Charles Schweik, author of Internet Success: A Study of Open-Source Software Commons. In 2006, my colleague Robert English and I started the research that is reported in our book Internet Success: A Study of Open Source Software Commons (MIT […]