Education and Outreach

wholeftthisshipsmThe UNC Coastal Studies Institute offers a variety of workshops, seminars, and lectures, as well as opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to become involved in ongoing research. We are committed to providing high quality education and outreach opportunities for students and residents to interact, learn and engage.

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Latest Education News

Latest News
  • Science Club Learns About Marine Technology

    The science club from Currituck High School recently visited the Institute for a program showcasing various applications of marine technology.   As part of the program, students were introduced to the five primary research areas of the UNC Coastal Studies Insitute and how these different programs utilize marine technology to collect data in a dynamic …Read More

  • “Science on the Sound” Lecture on North Carolina’s Changing Coastline Scheduled for February 23, 2017

    The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on North Carolina’s changing coastline as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights research on coastal topics and issues in northeast North Carolina.  This month, the program will feature Dr. Reide Corbett, Professor in the department of …Read More

  • Introduction to Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology Course April 15-16, 2017

    Are you interested in learning more about the world of underwater archaeology? Want to do more with your diving? Join us for a hands-on course in nautical archaeology taught by professional maritime archaeologists.  The UNC Coastal Studies Institute, in partnership with East Carolina University and Roanoke Island Outfitters, is offering a “Introduction to Foreshore and …Read More

  • Science on the Sound Lecture Video: “Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products as Emerging Pollutants in Coastal Waters”

    On January 26, 2017, The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) hosted a lecture on pharmaceuticals and personal care products in coastal waters as part of the  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights research on coastal topics and issues in northeast North Carolina.  In January 2017, the program featured Drs. Sid …Read More

  • Video Archive of OBXFS Capstone Research Presentation

    The Outer Banks Field Site (OBXFS) is a collaborative program between the UNC Chapel Hill Institute for the Environment and the UNC Coastal Studies Institute.  The program is an undergraduate semester-long program focused on coastal environmental decision making. The curriculum offers coursework and real-world experiences in several disciplines, including environmental economics, coastal ecology, coastal law …Read More