Innovators: Press Releases

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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)
  Read more.

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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.

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JOT CALLS FOR PAPERS: YOUTH AND OCEANS

by wade on March 19, 2014

The Journal of Ocean Technology (JOT) has themed is September 2014 issue around research by new and emerging young scientists involved in the development of innovative ocean technology.   In line with that theme, the production team invites young researchers  either starting their careers or studying at university or college, to submit technical papers for The Journal of Ocean Technology Vol.9, Iss. # 3: Youth and the Oceans.   Read more.