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EDUCATION & TRAINING PRESS RELEASES
CONNECTING INDUSTRY WITH BUSINESS RESEARCH AT MUN
by wade on February 16, 2014
(ST. JOHN'S, NL: Feb. 13, 2014) The business faculty at Memorial University has launched a research series to bring members of the business community together with faculty researchers in areas of relevance to local entrepreneurs.
Dr. Ginger Ke, Dr. Mary Furey and PhD candidate Ghazal Assadipour each gave presentations about their research into aspects of the transportation of hazardous materials, virtual decision-making and supply chain management during Engaging Ideas: Transporting Research into Practice on Feb. 13.
WOC LAUNCHES PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
by wade on January 27, 2014
The World Ocean Council (WOC) – the international, multi-industry leadership alliance for “Corporate Ocean Responsibility” - has created an internship program to provide opportunities for professional development and training. The WOC Internship program creates a unique opportunity for early professionals and graduate students from around the world to work with the WOC and the ocean business community in advancing industry efforts on ocean sustainability, science and stewardship.
Currently, WOC has three open internships positions:
MTS INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR 2014 UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
by wade on January 12, 2014
Students interested in Marine Engineering, Marine Technology and the Oceans can now apply to the Marine Technology Society (MTS) for a range of scholarships valued from $8,000 to $500 for students at all stages of their careers from full-time students in technical school or college to full-time graduate students at university adn even high school seniors. They have from now until April 15,2014 to join the
MTS, if not currently a member, and submit their applications.
CFER CELEBRATES GRADUATE STUDENTS
by wade on December 10, 2013
(Marine Institute, St. John's, NL, Nov. 25, 2013) Four graduate students at the Marine Institute’s (MI) Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research (CFER) were recently recognized with Memorial University scholarships and awards. Read more.
MEMORIAL PARTNERS WITH OLP FOR OCEAN EDUCATION IN HIGH SCHOOL
by wade on December 9, 2013
Memorial University is announcing a partnership on an initiative to enhance its public education and outreach activities related to ocean education for secondary schools.
Led by Memorial's Department of Ocean Sciences, the initiative will provide an expanded program of field trips and hands-on activities for high school students across the province. Read more.