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Marine drone developed by MUN team to study icebergs offshore
by Barry Snow on January 7, 2016
As published by CBC NL. See here for full story: Icebergs off the shores of Newfoundland and Labrador may draw thousands of tourists every year, but researchers with Memorial University are working on a project to study the icebergs and gather data to ensure they do not interfere with the shipping and oil industries.Read more.
Marine Institute Announces New Master of Marine Studies (Marine Spatial Planning and Management)
by Barry Snow on November 25, 2015
A new Master of Marine Studies in Marine Spatial Planning and Management is about to launch at the Fisheries and Marine Institute. As the first graduate level program of its kind in Canada, the new program will provide graduates the opportunity to influence, lead and provide decision making support for the management and planning of increasingly busy coastal and ocean spaces. Read more.
MI Director Named Vice-President of the University of the Arctic
by Barry Snow on November 17, 2015
Well-known throughout Newfoundland and Labrador and across Canada for his work with Aboriginal Peoples in the education sector, Gerald Anderson has been appointed vice-president indigenous with University of the Arctic (UArctic). Read more.
Collaboration Between Newfoundland and Labrador and Iceland Continues to Grow
by Barry Snow on June 12, 2015
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed on Thursday, June 11, between the Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Matís Ltd. will provide a framework for the advancement of fisheries and oceans-related education, training and research and development between Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and Iceland. Read more.
Marine Institute’s ROV Technician Program Receives Accreditation
by Barry Snow on June 8, 2015
The Fisheries and Marine Institute’s remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technician diploma has been accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB), a standing committee of the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) and represented in Newfoundland and Labrador by the Association of Eng Read more.