The Beaufort Marine Research Awards were launched in April 2007 by the Department of Communications, Marine & Natural Resources. The aim of the Awards is to significantly develop overall research capacity, particularly priority areas of marine research as outlined in Sea Change: A Marine Knowledge, Research & Innovation Strategy for Ireland.
Awards were made in the following 5 priority areas
The funding from these awards have to date created 45 new positions for researchers and students. Further details on these Awards
including publications and outputs to date are available.