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FORMER HEAD OF OCEANSADVANCE HONOURED WITH COMMISSIONED PORTRAIT
by OceansAdvance on December 11, 2014
Family, friends and former colleagues gathered at the Marine Institute on Ridge Road in St. John's, Wed., December 3,to celebrate the unveiling of a portrait of Les O’Reilly, former Executive Director of MI and immediate past executive director of OceansAdvance. The portrait, by Carl Stevenson (a former instructor at MI), was a tribute to O'Reilly for his many years of service and dedication to the Institute, its students and its staff. Read more.
NEW $6.8-MILLION R&D CENTRE OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN ST. JOHN'S
by OceansAdvance on December 8, 2014
(St. John's, NL: 5 Dec. 2014) Construction of a new offshore research and development centre at Memorial University is complete, paving the way for increased collaborative research focused on solving technical challenges facing Newfoundland and Labrador industries. Read more.
NORTH ATLANTIC FISH & WORKBOAT SHOW 2014
by OceansAdvance on December 4, 2014
(St. John’s, NL; 01 Dec. 2014) Oil and gas, fish processors, commercial fisheries, and aquaculture were included in the industries represented at the 2014 edition of the North Atlantic Fish & Workboat Show, held 28 - 29 Nov 2014, Mile One Centre, St. John's, the capital of Canada's easternmost province, Newfoundland and Labrador. Read more.
MUN's 2014 RESEARCH REPORT CELEBRATES COMMUNITY
by OceansAdvance on December 3, 2014
Memorial University has launched its 2014 research report, which features the extraordinary and impactful work of Memorial students and researchers.The report’s theme, We Are Research, is prevalent in each of the stories as a celebration of and testament to the impact that research will have on society. It also reflects the collaborative effort and teamwork that is required to make extraordinary research happen. Read more.
WHALE OF A MARINE INDUSTRY GENERATES 30% OF ICELAND'S GDP
by OceansAdvance on November 20, 2014
(Reykjavik, Iceland: 14 Nov. 2014) A new report, published by the Iceland Ocean Cluster, describes last year’s economic impact and performance of the Icelandic ocean cluster, which includes fisheries, seafood processing, ocean technology, biotechnology, aquaculture and related service sectors. According to the report, the ocean industries generate 25-30% of Iceland’s gross domestic product and between 15-20% of employment. Read more.