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EDUCATION & TRAINING PRESS RELEASES
ACOA INVESTS IN MARINE INSTITUTE
by wade on May 10, 2013
May 06, 2013 - St. John's, NL: The Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland will further expand its capacity in the aquaculture and seafood processing and ocean technology industries through two investments made by the Government of Canada. The $876,600 announcement was made today by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA).
ADVANCE NOTICE FOR MTS STUDENT SECTION AGM AND INDUSTRY MIXER
by wade on May 7, 2013
The MTS Student Section is holding its first annual AGM and Industry Social event this month. This event will be held Thursday, May 23, in the aooripriately youth focused location at the Rocket Bakery: 272 Water Street, St. John’s, from 7-10pm. All students and industry representatives are invited including MTS, SNAME, IEEE and the Oceans' 14 group.
BUDGET 2013 A STRONG COMMITMENT TO FISHERIES SCIENCE AND RESEARCH
by wade on April 26, 2013
Monday, April 15, 2013: Fisheries science and research initiatives are key investments in Budget 2013: A Sound Plan, A Secure Future. The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, highlighted over $2 million being provided to the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research and other cod recovery and fisheries science initiatives.
PROVINCE RELEASES BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION REPORT
by wade on April 4, 2013
March 27, 2013: The Honourable Joan Shea, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills, today released the Business Transformation Report, authored by former Auditor General John Noseworthy, as a consultant for the department.
MTS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2013 NOW OPEN
by wade on March 15, 2013
The Marine Technology Society (MTS) is offering thousands of dollars in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students studying in one or more of the the marine science, marine engineering and marine technology fields. Scholarships are for MTS student members only. For membership information, please go to /membership/new/add.aspx. Student Membership is for full-time college students and high school seniors and is only $25 per year. Read more.