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EDUCATION & TRAINING PRESS RELEASES
REVIEW OF MEMORIAL RESEARCH GRANT AND CONTRACT SUPPORT SERVICES RELEASED
by wade on November 12, 2013
A review of the research grant and contract support services offered by the Office of the Vice-President (Research) has been released for community consultation.
Dr. Richard Marceau, vice-president (research), initiated a study in July 2013 to develop a proposal for streamlining and formalizing the processes within the Office of the Vice-President (Research) related to research grant and contract support services. Almost 100 people participated in the review process.
STUDENT RECOGNIZED FOR TOP RESEARCH IN BOTTOM TRAWLING
by wade on November 1, 2013
(October 29, 2013) Andrew Murphy was named as the recipient of the Best Student Poster award at the 2013 World Seafood Congress in St. John’s this October. Murphy, an M.Sc. Biology candidate, claimed the $500 award for his research project that focused on reducing seabed impacts of bottom trawls in Newfoundland’s inshore Northern shrimp fishery.
PROVINCE RENEWS INVESTMENT IN GRADUATE RESEARCH AT MARINE INSTITUTE
by wade on October 6, 2013
(October 2, 2013) The Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research, a division of the Marine Institute that focuses on advancing fisheries science, will continue to provide research opportunities for graduate students with support from the Provincial Government. The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, today announced $50,000 will be provided this year to advance graduate research projectsand develop new scientific expertise within the province.
INTERNATIONAL ENROLLMENT CLIMBS AT MI
by wade on September 23, 2013
A rise in enrolment of international students in the advanced diploma programs can only mean one thing: the Marine Institute (MI) is attracting worldwide attention for its quality programs. This fall, international students in MI’s advanced diploma programs make up eighty percent of all students enrolled in the four programs. Traditionally, these programs have seen approximately 20 percent international students, with the remainder coming from across Canada. Read more.
EASTERN EDGE ROBOTICS SEEKS FOURTH INTERNATIONAL TITLE
by wade on June 13, 2013
Eastern Edge Robotics, a group composed of Memorial University students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines will be competing for the 11th consecutive year in the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center’s 12th annual International Student ROV Competition.
Teams from around the globe will be in Seattle, Washington from June 20-22 to showcase their Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV), a type of underwater robot designed to accomplish specific mission tasks related to real-life scenarios.