Research

Learning how to use solutions-based research to protect oceans
Kennedy McGrath is a dual major in marine, estuarine and freshwater biology and sustainability with a minor in marine policy. Kennedy conducts research on marine plastic pollution, and she is currently being mentored by Taja Sims-Harper, a doctoral candidate in the marine biology Ph.D. program.
Microplastics and marine life in Great Bay
Taja Sims-Harper is a doctoral student in the marine biology Ph.D. program. She conducts research on microplastics in oysters and other marine life in Great Bay in the lab of Bonnie Brown, professor of ecological genetics and the chair of the department of biological sciences.
URC 2022: Take a Chance on Me: How Motivation, Risk Perception, and Personality Enter Into Choices About Risk
Aislinn Low '22 – a student in the Neuroscience and Behavior program at COLSA – presented at the 2022 UNH Undergraduate Research Conference on how...
A Legacy Blazes Her Own Path
Emily Pratt ’23, ’24G is a biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology major from Beverly, Mass. During her time at UNH, won both a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship and, most recently, the prestigious and coveted...
New Collections Manager of the Hodgdon Herbarium
Erin Sigel recently joined the UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture as the new collections manager of the Hodgdon Herbarium, which she describes as a “hidden gem of the university.”
The Impact of Human-Induced Noise on Animals
New research from Nicole Abate ‘20G that examines the effects of different types of noise on crickets’ movement and mating  was recently published in Metaleptea, the orthopterists’ society’s newsletter.
COLSA student follows her passion for the sea
Mary Kate Munley's love of the sea has motivated her work monitoring Loggerhead sea turtles nesting along the coast of Florida and studying the state’s stone crab population.
Published research, an industry in peril
Mary Kate Munley '21 is a marine, estuarine and freshwater biology major who was one of the authors of a recently published study about the impact of “red tides” on...
A STEM Research Partnership between UNH & Gyeonggi Science High School for the Gifted in South Korea
Professor Subhash Minocha hosted eight students from the Gyeonggi Science High School for the Gifted in Suwon, South Korea as part of the Science Research Internship Program (SRIP).
Bacteria Blooms Threaten Lake, Human and Animal Health
The Cyanobacteria Monitoring Collective (CMC) met to discuss ongoing efforts to track blooms and strategize about ways to educate the public.
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Major Talks Research & Working with Faculty
Listen to wildlife and conservation biology major Jenna O'del '20 talk about what the unique opportunities to  conduct research and work with faculty on their research projects while an undergrad means to her.
In the Field
Alina Harris '19G is a student in UNH's agricultural sciences master's program. Find out what she's doing and why she loves doing it at New Hampshire's flagship...