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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…
The RV Celtic Explorer preparing for departure from the Port of Cork on St Patrick's Day
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Marine scientists on board the RV Celtic Explorer have posted their first blog entry from this year's blue whiting acoustic survey voyage. Setting sail from Cork on St Patrick's Day last week, the team – comprising acousticians, biologists…
€7m Aquaculture Project to Support Sustainable Growth
Marine Science
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
Marine Science
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
Marine Science
#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
Marine Science
#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…
Marine Science
#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…
Marine Science
#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…
Marine Science
#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…
Marine Science
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…
Marine Science
#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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