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Over its 30-year duration, the Gulf Research Program works to enhance oil system safety and the protection of human health and the environment in the Gulf of Mexico and other U.S. outer continental shelf areas by seeking to improve understanding of the region’s interconnecting human, environmental, and energy systems and fostering application of these insights to benefit Gulf communities, ecosystems, and the Nation.

Meet the 2017 Gulf Research Program Fellows!
The Gulf Research Program is pleased to announce the recipients of the
2017 Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowships and Science Policy Fellowships. These competitive awards are aimed at supporting the development of future generations of scientists, engineers, and health professionals prepared to work at the intersections of energy system safety, human health and well-being, and environmental stewardship in the Gulf of Mexico and other U.S. coastal regions.

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here or visit the 2017 Fellows page to learn more about the backgrounds and research interests of the fellows.GRP 2017 Fellows

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