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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.
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.
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)
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.
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.