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Getting Into the Smarts Behind SmartBay as Noise Data Project Switches On
Marine Science
#MARINE SCIENCE - Apart from some of the world's largest concentrations of wave energy, the waters of Galway Bay and the west coast of Ireland are now providing something potentially even more valuable - information. That's according to IBM's Harry…
School Photo Competition Focuses on Water - Our Greatest Resource
Marine Science
#schoolproject – A Transition Year Photo Competition, entitled Water - Our greatest Resource, has been launched that will offer transition year students in Galway and Mayo an opportunity to conduct scientific research onboard the Marine Institute's research vessel the RV…
Research Vessels Call to Dublin Bay Ports
Marine Science
#SCIENCE SHIPS – It is a rare to have both Marine Institute research vessels calling at the same time to east-coast ports, as normally these Galway-based ships managed by P&O Maritime Services, work off the rest of the Irish coast,…
ESOF Scientists Explore Atlantic Resource Opportunities at Dublin Symposium
Marine Science
#blueecomony –  Scientists from both sides of the Atlantic met today at the ESOF 2012 Atlantic Symposium to explore the many ocean governance, economic development and environmental challenges and opportunities their shared Atlantic resource represents. A key focus of the…
French Marine Research Yacht On Visit to Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Marine Science
#MARINE RESEARCH YACHT– The 36m French marine biology research yacht Tara, skippered by Loic Valette, sailed under motor-power into Dun Laoghaire Harbour from Lorient this afternoon, writes Jehan Ashmore. The two-master is operated by Tara Expeditions which is a non-profit…
RV Celtic Explorer to Visit ESOF 2012
Marine Science
#ESOF IN DUBLIN - The Euroscience Open Forum 2012 (ESOF) is to take place in the Convention Centre in Dublin from tomorrow until next Sunday. As part of the key conference, the Marine Institute's RV Celtic Explorer which docked in…
Wavebob Awarded 'Smartbay Innovator of the Year' Award
Marine Science
#marinescience – Wavebob was recognised as one of Ireland's leading engineering and research companies today when they were awarded the SmartBay Innovator of the Year Award. Wavebob was recognised for innovation, engineering and leadership in the emerging wave energy market.…
Marine Institute Training Position for Research Vessel Operations
Marine Science
#MARINE SCIENCE – The Marine Institute has a research vessel training position under its Stagiaire Programme, which is designed to enable recent graduates to gain work experience in an area in which they are interested. As part of Ocean Science…
French Scientific Schooner to Visit Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Marine Science
#MARINE SCIENCE TALLSHIP- As part of Dublin City of Science 2012, a 'Science in the City' festival (6-15 July) is to include the French scientific expedition schooner Tara, which is to receive a welcoming flotilla on her arrival to Dun…
GSI Charter Central Fisheries Cutter
Marine Science
#RESEARCH VESSEL CHARTER - The Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) have chartered the Cosantoir Bradan from the Central Fisheries Board The fisheries patrol cutter is to be used in conjunction with the RV Keary for survey work, including bottom survey…
Ireland and UK Sign Marine Research Agreement
Marine Science
#MARINE SCIENCE – Dr Peter Heffernan CEO, Marine Institute, and Prof Ian Wright, Deputy Director, Science and Technology, National Oceanography Centre (UK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to-day (24th April), in the presence of the Minister for Agriculture, Food…
Ireland and China to Cooperate on Fisheries Science
Marine Science
Dr. Peter Heffernan, CEO Marine Institute and Mr. Liu Qing  Vice President Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation  in relation to Fishery science and technology during a trade visit to China with Mr.…
Irish Marine Scientists Investigate Canyon's Biodiversity
Marine Science
#MARINESCIENCE – A team of Scientists led by Dr. Louise Allcock, NUI Galway set sail onboard the RV Celtic Explorer 13th April 2012 to investigate biodiversity on the Whittard Canyon System. Whittard Canyon is a huge canyon system that spans…
Ireland and US Cooperate on Offshore Renewable Energy Research
Marine Science
Energy Minister, Pat Rabbitte has welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on offshore renewable energy research cooperation with the United States Department of Energy. The memorandum was signed on his behalf in Washington last week during the Taoiseach's…
Government's Research Priorities Highlight Marine Opportunities
Marine Science
#MARINE – The Marine Institute has welcomed the launch by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mr Richard Bruton, T.D., of the Government's plan to target the majority of the Government's core research budget on areas with the greatest…
Coveney to Address Malahide 'Marine Economy' Conference
Marine Science
#MARINE – Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine will be a keynote speaker at 'The Atlantic Area Conference, the Marine Economy' – a key component of the EU Integrated Strategy for the Atlantic Area", hosted by…

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