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€7m Aquaculture Project to Support Sustainable Growth
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With concerns around sustainability of food security continuing to rise, a team of European aquaculture experts will begin a four-year study worth almost €7 million to establish new strategies and models for sustainable growth in the industry. The Tools for…
An unmanned vessel for gas and oil exploration at the show
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The Galway based Marine Institute and some of Ireland’s most innovative marine technology organisations are in London this week at one of the leading global ocean technology events, Oceanology International, at ExCel London (March 15-17). They are promoting Ireland as…
The RV Celtic Explorer, one of the State's two dedicated marine research vessels
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#MarineScience - The research vessel operations team at the Marine Institute are hosting a workshop for research vessel users at the institute's Oranmore headquarters on Thursday 28 April. The aim of the workshop is to give marine scientists across a…
Professor Micheni Ntiba, Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries; Anthony Njaramba, Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Mombasa County; Simon Warui, Head of Division of Marine and Coastal Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries; and Tommy Furey of INFOMAR at the Marine Institute
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#MarineScience - On Wednesday 17 February the Marine Institute hosted a delegation of officials from the Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries. The delegation, headed by Micheni Ntiba, Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, was…
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#MarineScience - The 11th International Sea Lice Conference will be hosted by the Marine Institute in Westport, Co Mayo from 26-28 September 2016, it has been announced. This biennial gathering of the world's most prominent sea lice research will hear…
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#MarineScience - EurOcean has extended the deadline to register for the Professor Mário Ruivo Prize to 31 March 2016. School children aged 11-16 throughout Europe are invited to present a proposal for a study, experiment or project that supports the…
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#MarineScience - Researchers from third-level Institutes and industry attended an information session at the Marine Institute in Oranmore on Friday 22 January, as previously reported on Afloat.ie, to learn about the funding opportunities for marine biodiscovery research and to get…
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The Marine Institute’s Ship-Time Programme will fund 256 days at sea this year for marine science researchers to carry out surveys that will further our understanding of the ocean, support policy development, and provide essential training opportunities to young researchers…
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#MarineScience - A public information evening on the Galway Bay 'Ocean Observatory' is scheduled for this coming Tuesday 19 January. Speakers from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), the Marine Institute and SmartBay Ireland will be on hand to…
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#MarineScience - More than 60 marine researchers from third level institutes, Government agencies and SMEs braved the elements to get to the Marine Institute in Oranmore on Thursday 7 January for information and advice on the many EU funding opportunities…
Marine Science
#Innovation - Two very different aquatic breakthroughs have been listed among Silicon Republic's top 10 Irish innovations of 2015. Afloat.ie has previously reported on University of Limerick graduate Cathal Redmond, who took home €7,000 as a runner-up in the James…
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#MarineScience - Climate change is rapidly warming lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, according to a new study spanning six continents. More than 60 scientists took part in the research, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters…
Marine Science
Mairead McGuinness MEP and Vice-President of the European Parliament has described as "incomplete" an EU Commission list of Invasive Alien Species (IAS), which require action by Member States to eradicate. "These non-native species can cause economic/environmental harm or adversely affect…
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#MarineScience - A live camera feed from the new 'ocean observatory' in Galway Bay is now online, providing a bounty of information for marine scientists. The Marine Institute is hosting both live and archived data from the Atlantic Ocean cabled…
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The Marine Institute is hosting a one-day event for marine researchers and SMEs looking at cross-cutting opportunities in Horizon 2020 and the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme. The first part of the day, on Thursday 7 January 2016 from…
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The Marine Institute welcomed more than 300 Transition Year students during Science Week as part of the Galway Science & Technology Festival and the Sea for Society FP7 project. The pupils met marine scientists and staff to learn…

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