The 2008 Ship-time Programme is part of the Marine Institute's Integrated Marine Exploration Programme, funded under the Government's Strategy for Science, Technology and Innovation 2006-2013 (SSTI).The overall purpose of the Integrated Marine Exploration Programme is to further develop national capacity in marine exploration by developing a pool of trained personnel who can utilise national assets and increase the quantum and nature of information gathered on surveys.
Proposals were invited for grant-aid towards the cost of ship-time, during 2008, on board the national research vessels from:
- Higher Education Institutions within the island of Ireland, to provide dedicated training programmes at sea; and
- Higher Education Institutions and R & D focused organisations within the island of Ireland to carry out integrated research surveys of a multidisciplinary nature.
Please see Documents and Templates page for Guidelines for Applicants.
Details outlining an overview of successful proposals from this call are available from the Marine Research Sub-Programme (NDP 2007-'13) Series - Compendium of Shiptime Awards 2008. Further details are available from email@example.com.
For further information, please also refer to the dedicated Research Vessels pages of the website which provides dedicated information on the services provided by Research Vessels Operations, including Vessels User Information.