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Opportunities With Marine Institute's Fisheries Ecosystem Advisory Services Team
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The Marine Institute has carried out Ireland's obligations under the Data Collection Framework (DCF) since 2002. The DCF programme involves at-sea and port sampling of catch and landings, research vessel surveys (eg acoustic, egg, groundfish and underwater TV…
Fish Telemetry Workshop For Experts In January
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) are hosting a workshop for scientists with experience in biotelemetry on 27-29 January 2015 at Citywest in Dublin. Both agencies are promoting the workshop to provide…
Marine Institute Announces Boost For Seafood Research
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The Marine Institute has secured €800,000 research funding from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to carry out three significant research projects that address the needs of the aquaculture and seafood industry in the areas of…
Irish Marine Scientists Win €5.5m in EU 'Blue Growth' Research Funds
Marine Science
#marinescience – Ireland's marine researchers have won €5.5m in the latest EU Horizon 2020 competitive funding in the areas of Blue Growth and Sustainable Food and Security. This represents 4.7% of total EU budget awards and 5% of Blue Growth,…
Hundreds Of TY Students Visit Marine Institute For Science Fest
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Over 300 Transition Year students from Galway and further afield visited the Marine Institute yesterday (Thursday 20 November) as part of the Galway Science & Technology Festival. The students met scientists and staff, discovered the wide ranging work…
New US Ambassador to Ireland Visits the Marine Institute
Marine Science
#USambassador- The newly appointed US Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin O'Malley met with Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO of the Marine Institute last week at the headquarters of the institute in Oranmore, Co. Galway. Dr Heffernan highlighted the strong marine transatlantic relationship…
Open Day For TY Students At The Marine Institute
Marine Science
#MarineScience - As part of the Galway Science & Technology Festival 2014, Transition Year students are invited to visit the Marine Institute in Oranmore, Co Galway during a special open day on Thursday 20 November. TY students will be given…
Marine Institute Brings Underwater TV Survey Tech To Bay Of Biscay
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The first underwater TV (UWTV) survey of the Bay of Biscay Nephrops grounds was carried out on the RV Celtic Voyager from 20-29 September. This survey involved collaboration between the fishing industry and IFREMER, the French equivalent of…
UCC Given Go Ahead of Major Maritime Research Centre
Marine Science
#NewUCCcentre – According to a report in the Irish Examiner, University College Cork has been granted permission to facilitate site works for the development of a major maritime research centre on the southside of Cork harbour. The university applied at…
Seabed Mapping Achievements Showcased At INFOMAR Seminar In Waterford
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Seabed mapping activity and developments during 2014 will be showcased at the annual seminar of Ireland’s national marine mapping initiative, INFOMAR, was opened yesterday (Wednesday 22 October) at the Tower Hotel in Waterford. The INFOMAR programme, dedicated to…
INFOMAR Develops Transatlantic Co-operation In Seabed Mapping Programme
Marine Science
#MarineScience - George Hanna, a student of the Benthic Acoustic Mapping and Survey (BEAMS) programme in the USA, recently joined the Irish INFOMAR team on the research vessel RV Celtic Voyager during an inshore survey of Mizen Head, Co Cork.…
INFOMAR Seminar Heads for Waterford City
Marine Science
#INFOMARseminar- The annual INFOMAR Seminar is to take place in Waterford City over the course of two-days (22-23 October) at the Tower Hotel opposite the city's landmark Reginald Tower. The seminar will include an update on Ireland's national seabed mapping…
Irish Coastal Water Quality 'Generally Good' Says Final Report On Biological Effects & Chemical Measurements
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The final report for Biological Effects and Chemical Measurements in Irish Marine Waters has just been published after four years of collaborative research led by Trinity College Dublin in partnership with the Marine Institute, Shannon Aquatic Toxicity Laboratory…
Salmon Farms 'Can Have Significant Impact' On Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Stocks – IFI
Marine Science
#SeaLice - The chairman and board of Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) have welcomed a definitive review of over 300 scientific publications on the effects sea lice can have on sea trout stocks. A team of top international scientists from Norway,…
Science Students Study Cold Water Coral Ecosystems In Irish Waters
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The national research vessel RV Celtic Explorer has become a ‘floating university’ for 14 postgraduate students from seven countries – including Ireland – who have a unique chance to study cold water coral systems in their living environment…
Inland Fisheries Ireland Opens New Research Facility in Galway
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has officially opened a new laboratory at its research facility on its National Index Sea Trout Catchment (River Erriff) at Aasleagh Lodge in Leenane, Co Galway. IFI says it will continue to invest resources…

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