Bright Sparks Competition for Free Shiptime

Research Vessel Celtic Explorer

The Marine Institute invites proposals from marine science students detailing how they would use five days shiptime on board the RV Celtic Voyager.

The aim of the award is to introduce emerging scientists to the Marine Institute’s research vessel facilities. This programme is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The successful proposal will win five free days on board the RV Celtic Voyager, plus €5,000 towards consumables and production of a final report. This prize is worth €35,000 in total.

Further information is available on funding section of the website or by contacting either the Sea Change Funding Office or Research Vessel Operations at the Marine Institute.

Closing Date for Entries: 15th of June 2007.

Sea Change Funding Office                       Research Vessel Operations
Marine Institute                                        Marine Institute
Rinville                                                    Rinville
Oranmore                                                Oranmore
Galway                                                   Galway
Tel: (091) 387200                                     Tel: (091) 387200
email:                          email:

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