Innovators: Press Releases

EDUCATION & TRAINING PRESS RELEASES

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MI DIRECTOR RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD

by wade on March 24, 2015

MI’s director of development and engagement recently joined a prestigious and select group of Canadians when he accepted the national Indspire Award during a gala held in Calgary, Alberta.   Gerald Anderson became the fourth person from Newfoundland and Labrador to be recognized by Indspire (formally known as the National Aboriginal Achievement Award) when he accepted his award in the category of environment and natural resources. Read more.

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MUN COLLABORATES WITH TOP CHINESE ENGINEERING SCHOOLS

by wade on March 1, 2015

(St. John's, NL; 6 Feb. 2015) Over the past few years, Memorial’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has partnered with several prestigious universities, including two of China’s most prestigious petroleum universities – China University of Petroleum-Beijing (CUPB) and China University of Petroleum East China (UPC).   Read more.

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MI PURCHASES FORMER COAST GUARD SHIP AS TRAINING AND NEAR-SHORE SUPPORT VESSEL

by wade on February 5, 2015

(St. John's, NL; January 20, 2015)The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the former Canadian Coast Guard vessel Shamook, after 35 years in service, was purchased from DFO for $50,000 by the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland. This vessel, which was formally used for fisheries research, will now serve as an educational tool at the specialized Institute. Read more.

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FORMER HEAD OF OCEANSADVANCE HONOURED WITH COMMISSIONED PORTRAIT

by admin 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.

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NEW $6.8-MILLION R&D CENTRE OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN ST. JOHN'S

by admin 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.