MSU Center for Water Sciences


MSU Center for Water Sciences


What is CWS?


The Center for Water Sciences (CWS) seeks to advance water science and education at MSU. CWS began as an MSU REF center funded from 2005-2013 and continues as a network of MSU faculty. CWS members explore linkages between human and natural aquatic systems.


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MSU Water Science Network

Building on efforts by CWS and others, Michigan State University has established the MSU Water Science Network to advance innovative science that addresses the most important water problems facing society. Learn more about the Water Science Network>>

Updated Water RFPs for 2015

Looking for research funding? We've updated the external RFP page with new grant opportunities.

CWS Resources for Proposals page

Looking for info on how to write a data management plan? Need to figure out salary for a post-doc? CWS has put together resources and tips to help faculty prepare their grant proposals.

Online guidance for qPCR

Interested in using qPCR for assessing recreational water quality? Check out our online guidance on using the new EPA method.




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