Innovators: 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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USING SHIPPING INDUSTRY DATA TO ADVANCE ARCTIC SCIENCE

by wade on March 31, 2014

(Paris, France; 24 March 2014) The World Ocean Council is advancing the role of industry in gathering Arctic ocean, weather and climate data by:

  • Convening a roundtable on data collection from vessels at the Arctic Shipping Forum (Helsinki, 8-10 April, 2014)
  • Leading discussions on science and industry collaboration on ocean/climate observations at the Arctic Observing Summit (Helsinki, 9-11 April, 2014)
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MTSJ CALL FOR PAPERS: PROGRESS IN POLAR RESEARCH INSTRUMENTATION AND METHODOLOGIES

by wade on March 21, 2014

The Marine Technology Society Journal invites submission of original manuscripts for a special issue that reflects the diversity in scientific and engineering topics focusing on polar research activities. We are soliciting papers for a high-caliber technical issue drawn from cutting edge polar research and science, with an emphasis on instrumentation and methodologies. This issue will serve as a forum for the community of polar scientists and engineers to share their experiences working in these extreme environments.   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.