Innovators: Press Releases

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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.

ATLANTIC CANADIAN DELEGATION AND GLOBAL MARKETS AT SEAFOOD EXPO

by wade on March 14, 2014

(Moncton, NB; 14 Mar. 2014) Atlantic Canada’s mouth-watering, world-renowned seafood will be on display before a worldwide audience as a delegation of 23 Atlantic Canadian seafood companies heads to the 2014 Seafood Expo North America (formerly the International Boston Seafood Show), held this year from March 16-18.
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DELEGATION FROM PROVINCE ATTENDS BOSTON SEAFOOD EXPO

by wade on March 14, 2014

A provincial trade delegation is taking part in the Seafood Expo North America  Mar. 16 - 18. This trade show is of great significance to the industry, as the United States continues to be the top market for Newfoundland and Labrador’s seafood products, having accounted for 39.9 per cent of the value of the province’s total fish exports in 2013.
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STUDY EQUATES MARINE PROTECTED AREAS WITH BAND-AIDS ON CRITICALLLY DAMAGED ECOSYSTEM

by wade on March 4, 2014

(St. John's: 27 Feb. 2014)  A paper co-authored by Memorial University’s Dr. Rodolphe Devillers and an international group of researchers argues that established global marine protected areas (MPAs) are too often a case of all show with no substance and do not adequately protect the most vulnerable areas of the world’s oceans. Read more.