EDUCATION & TRAINING PRESS RELEASES

MI RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING NEW GRADUATES

by wade on April 1, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 28 Mar. 2014) Some of the Marine Institute's brightest and most dedicated students were honoured at the institute’s annual Spring Presentation of Scholarships and Awards today.

One award and thirty-seven scholarships were awarded to thirty-five students who have distinguished themselves in their respective programs through academic achievement, strong leadership skills, extra-curricular activities and community involvement.
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NEW CHAIR IN MECHANICS OF COOL

by wade on March 31, 2014

(St. John's, NL; 26 Mar. 2014) Dr. Rocky Taylor is the new CARD Chair in Ice Mechanics. The chair is funded by CARD, a centre of excellence for medium- to long-term Arctic research and development. CARD was founded by the Centre for Cold Ocean Resources Engineering (C-CORE) in 2011 with a core funding of $12.5 million over five years from the Hibernia and Terra Nova projects. The new chair will be funded using $500,000 over five years from the CARD program.   Read more.

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MUN RESEARCH PLAN AIMS TO ENHANCE ABILITY TO ADDRESS INDUSTRY NEEDS

by wade on March 19, 2014

(St. John's, NL, Office of the Vice-President (Research); 04 Mar. 2014)Dr. Richard Marceau, vice-president (research), is today releasing a draft of the Strategic Research Intensity Plan 2014-2020 for university-wide feedback.   The process of arriving at the Strategic Research Intensity Plan 2014-2020 was initiated by Dr. Marceau on December 5, 2013 at the request of President Gary Kachanoski and the Board of Regents. Read more.

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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.
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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:
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