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NSF Awards $27.5M for Social-Environmental Research Center

August 11, 2011

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a $27.5 million, five-year grant to the University of Maryland for a multi-disciplinary research center focused on the interplay of human activity and healthy ecosystems. The grant is the largest ever received by the university and will provide funds for research in environmental sciences, public policy, engineering, computer science and economics. Additional funding will be provides by the University of Maryland, College Park, the university's Center for Environmental Science, Resources for the Future (a nonprofit research organization) and the state of Maryland. Read the announcement...

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