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Wayne State receives NSF grant to develop plan for field-based water research center
Date:7/23/2013

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"With the help of this grant from the National Science Foundation, we will be able to plan out the next steps for improving the field facilities of HEART," said Miller. "The two sites will provide much-needed space to deploy a wide array of educational offerings that make use of water-related field efforts, and will also allow us to expand these opportunities for students from Macomb Community College, Wayne State University and many others throughout the Great Lakes region and beyond."

As the HEART facilities expand, a variety of activities including workshops, seminars, water research and educational opportunities tailored to the needs of various stakeholders will take place.

"We are pleased to be the recipient of this planning grant from NSF," said Hilary Ratner, vice president for research at Wayne State. "The primary field stations located at Lake St. Clair Metropark will support current and future collaborative research programs, as well as provide educational opportunities to students at Wayne State, Macomb Community College and many others."


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Contact: Julie O'Connor
julie.oconnor@wayne.edu
313-577-8845
Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research
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