Dr. Govenar, with the help of M.S. student Janis Hall, is researching the impacts of environmental changes on marine invertebrates that live in coastal salt marshes and at deep-sea hydrothermal vents.
Intellectual Property Policy
Essential to Rhode Island College's mission of education and research is the efficient and open dissemination of the results of research and creative works, first to scholars, and eventually to the general public. The intent of RIC's Intellectual Property Policy is as follows:
- Acknowledge the College's dedication to supporting the creation and distribution of knowledge;
- Encourage the development of intellectual property while also safeguarding potential monetary benefits;
- Establish the policy and procedure for determining the rights and ownership of intellectual property produced at or for the College by all College personnel.