Innovators: Press Releases



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.

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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.



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.