Board approves funding requests for Core Program, Outreach in another successful Spring meeting

May 22, 2017 by Brendan

NPRB has approved funding to support 28 research proposals for the Core Program, totaling $4.6 million with additional support from the Oil Spill Recovery Institute (OSRI).

2016 Graduate Student Research Awards

Jan 6, 2016 by Brendan

The North Pacific Research Board is pleased to announce the 2016 Graduate Student Research Awards. These student awards support scientific and scholarly research that informs effective management and sustainable use of marine resources in north Pacific waters. This year's deadline is February 12, 2016 at 4 pm AKST.

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High Quality of Graduate Proposals Prompts Increase of Awards

May 13, 2015 by Brendan

During its annual spring meeting, the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) approved a total of nine graduate student awards—the most ever awarded for the program. Three masters level awards and six PhD level awards will be issued for 2015. 

Going Underwater with Steller Sea Lions

Sep 11, 2014 by Brendan

Scientists are studying Steller sea lions to determine the reproduction, survival and depredation (rate that they are preyed upon) in the endangered western population as compared to the stable eastern population. This summer, researchers implanted life-history transmitter tags in ten juvenile female western Steller sea lions from the

Congratulations to 2014 Graduate Student Research Award Winners

Jun 11, 2014 by Brendan

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) has received approval from the U.S. Secretary of Commerce for its 2014 funding package. The package inlcudes $150,000 to be distributed among six graduate students to address scientific, technological and socioeconomic issues relating to research themes identified in NPRB’s science plan.

2014 Graduate Student Research Awards - Deadline Extension

Feb 5, 2014 by Brendan

NPRB is pleased to announce the 2014 Graduate Student Research Awards. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - note this is a 1 day extension of the previously published deadline! Qualified masters and doctoral students may apply for one of six awards of $25,000 each. To be eligible, you must be enrolled

2013 Graduate Student Research Awards Announced

May 28, 2013 by Brendan

The North Pacific Research Board met in mid-May to review applications for the 2013 Graduate Student Research Awards. Six winners were selected from the 50 applications received. All applicants were reviewed and received comments from the NPRB Science Panel regarding their application. Read more about the 2013 Graduate Student Research Award