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West is one of five unmanned research boats sent out from the US east coast and the Canary Islands from late 2013
Marine Science
#Unmanned - A miniature unmanned sailing boat has been reported off the Kerry coast after nearly three years in the North Atlantic. The boat, named West, is part of the Educational Passages project by the Middle School of Westbrook in…
Dr Ciaran Kelly of the Marine Institute with Dr Louise Allcock of NUI Galway, Dr Philip McGinnity of UCC, Science Foundation Ireland DG Prof Mark Ferguson and Mark Johnson
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Two marine science projects will be funded as part of €40 million in research funding for 24 major projects as announced yesterday (Wednesday 3 August) by Minister for Innovation Mary Mitchell-O'Connor. Distributed via the Science Foundation Ireland's Investigators…
The science team on the current Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance transatlantic seabed mapping survey
Marine Science
#SeabedMapping - The Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance's fifth transatlantic seabed mapping survey launched last Friday 22 July from eastern Canada. Sailing on the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis S St-Laurent, the team will map the seafloor across the North Atlantic…
EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella with heads of European marine science institutes in Ostend, Belgium on Friday 8 July
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Marine Institute chief executive Dr Peter Heffernan was among the heads of European marine science institutes meeting with Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, at the European Marine Board offices in Ostend, Belgium yesterday…
John Breslin of SmartBay Ireland
Marine Science
#SmartBay - Launching in tandem with the Our Ocean Wealth Conference in Galway today (Friday 1 July), the SmartBay Subsea Observatory will begin feeding data from the seabed at Galway Bay to businesses, researchers, scientists and policy makers. Supported by the…
World Oceans Day At Galway Atlantaquaria This Sunday
Marine Science
#WorldOceansDay - Celebrate World Oceans Day at Galway Atlantaquaria in Salthill this Sunday 12 June from 11am until 5pm with a full program of interactive exhibits focused on fun, information, education and science. Ireland's national aquarium joins hundreds of organisations…
Gerald Fleming of Met Éireann with Eleanor O’Rourke and Mick Gillooly of the  Marine Institute checking out an AR sandbox, one of many interactive displays at the Marine Institute’s ‘Beneath Our Wild Atlantic’ exhibition during SeaFest from 2-3 July
Marine Science
#OurOceanWealth - Industry leaders, policy makers, researchers and maritime entrepreneurs will come together for the third Our Ocean Wealth conference on Friday 1 July in NUIG to discuss marine innovation, marine spatial planning, healthy ocean ecosystems and sustainability, the Marine…
Scholarships For Atlantic Ocean Climate Science Students
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Applications are invited from postgraduate students of marine science, atmosphere and climate-based sciences worldwide to participate in the Atlantic Ocean Climate Scholars Programme in Galway from 12-20 September 2016. This intensive, accredited workshop will examine how climate and…
Canadian Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers with Marine Institute CEO Peter Heffernan and students from Calasanctius Secondary School in Oranmore
Marine Science
#MarineInstitute - Canadian Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers visited the Marine Institute in Oranmore this week to hear about the ongoing marine science and research collaborations between the Ireland and Canada. These include a survey on the Celtic Explorer, which…
Eight postgraduates from Irish institutions were among the 32 successful applicants on last year's transect
Marine Science
#NoSoAT2016 - Postgraduate students (both MSc and PhD) of marine, atmosphere and climate-related sciences are invited to apply for a scholarship to join an international training survey on the RV Polarstern. This is the second annual NoSoAT training transect and…
Marine Institute Hosts 'ICT & The Marine' Event For AtlanTec Festival
Marine Science
#AtlanTec - As part of the 2016 AtlanTec technology festival, the Marine Institute is hosting an in-company event next Wednesday 18 May at 1pm in Oranmore to give an insight into how ICT is being used to support marine research…
R.V. Celtic Explorer Sets Sail, Ireland To Expand Global Seabed Mapping Footprint
Marine Science
Ireland's national research vessel, the R.V. Celtic Explorer will set sail this evening from St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, (8pm Newfoundland/11:30pm Ireland), where last June it launched the very first seabed mapping expedition under the Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance. The…
Over 70 marine scientists attended the Research Vessel Users Conference at the Marine Institute
Marine Science
The Marine Institute held the second bi-annual research vessel users conference today at its headquarters in Oranmore, Galway to discuss the vast range of capabilities of both the RV Celtic Explorer and RV Celtic Voyager after their 2015 refits, as…
'Pint Of Science' Marine Science Pub Talks In Galway Next Month
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Galway's Oslo Bar will host an evening of marine science talks on Tuesday 24 May as art of the international Pint of Science festival. Taking place simultaneously over three evenings in May in Ireland, the UK, France, Italy,…
Student teachers from DCU's St Patrick's Campus on a field trip as part of the Marine Institute's pilot module on marine science and heritage
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Dublin City University's St Patrick's Campus and the Marine Institute ran a pilot marine module with over 40 student teachers this week, giving them an opportunity to learn about teaching marine science and Ireland’s marine heritage. Marine Institute…
Marine Scientists To Raise A CommOCEAN In Belgium This December
Marine Science
#CommOCEAN - Whether you're a marine scientist keen to be speed-trained in modern ocean science communication skills or a communicator, working for a marine institute, NGO or governmental body, the CommOCEAN International Marine Science Communication event is for you. Following…

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