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NRRI's Mining and Water Innovation Initiative: A progress report

March 7, 2018

NRRI received $2.6M to fund five large pilot projects demonstrating promising technologies to enhance Minnesota's minerals industry.

Prototype Lab Helps Student Help Children

March 12, 2018

Sometimes “off-the-shelf” just won’t do. Prototype Lab helps a UMD undergrad make very special toys for a very special child. 

NRRI turns up the heat on renewable energy

March 5, 2018

NRRI researches more biomass options for energy with new hydrothermal carbonization process at the Coleraine facility.

UMD student gets peek at future career

February 22, 2018

It's often hard for college students to figure out their majors. But NRRI helped this graduate student with the right connections.

Preparing for Changes to Mammal Populations

February 2, 2018

Natural Resources Research Institute documents changes to the environment that are impacting Minnesota's mammal species.

Unprofitable Lignin to Become Valuable Plastic

February 6, 2018

Natural Resources Research Institute collaborates to move innovative technologies to commercialization.

2017 NRRI Annual Report Online

January 29, 2018

Research highlights, project portfolio, student workers experiences, staff accomplishments and more.

Iceland Takes NRRI Geologist Back in Time

December 19, 2017

Trip to Iceland helps NRRI geologist understand how Minnesota was formed.

Keeping It Cool for North Shore Trout

December 27, 2017

NRRI collaborated with Trout Unlimited. 

NRRI Gets Onboard to Blast Invasives on Ships

January 8, 2018

Research to stem the transport of aquatic invasive species led NRRI researchers on globetrotting adventures in 2017.