University of Vermont

Renewable BioEnergy Program 

Recent Headlines

04-23-2014

UVM Students Share Research at Annual Conference

More than 300 students presented at UVM’s annual Student Research Conference April 16, with work on topics ranging from state-based infectious disease reporting to the feasibility of a bike lane stretching the length of Burlington. Seventy-one academic programs were represented from all 10 of UVM’s colleges and schools. In ...

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Peter Doubleday

04-23-2014

Office Gives Students Leg Up in National Scholarship Competitions

What Peter Doubleday is researching is interesting: an emerging area of cancer biology called autophagy, a process by which cells cannibalize themselves. Where he’s doing the research is also interesting: Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales.        

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04-23-2014

Symposium, Lecture to Focus on History and Health Crises

What are the intersections of the history of the world and the history of bodies? That’s the question at the heart of a symposium to take place Monday, April 28 at UVM: “A Thousand Ghost Maps: History in and as Health Crises.”

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turtle

04-23-2014

Two New Turtles

The alligator snapping turtle is the largest river turtle in North America, weighing in at up to 200 pounds and living almost a century. Now researchers from Florida and the University of Vermont have discovered that it is not one species — but three.

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Biomass to Biofuels Course Service Learning Projects

Wood & Grass Energy
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The Biomass to Biofuels 2011 course student moves the work he started earlier and develops a buisness plan to produce local wood pellets in Vermont (project under progress). More info under forthcoming RSENR eNewsletter (link will be posted soon)


BioHeat
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Two Biomass to Biofuels 2011 course student's project on a study to compost as an energy source for diversified farms. More info published in RSENER eNewsletter (scroll down to the bottom). Also check out their project presentation


Biodiesel
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Two Biomass to Biofuels 2012 course student's project on a study for Cost Analysis of Oilseed Crop Production for Biodiesel. The effort became a background for the 2013 students who worked on taking the study to the next level. More info under forthcoming RSENR eNewsletter (link will be posted soon)