Marine Institute

News & Events Archive 2014

Photo of Oysters. Photographer Andrew Downes.
December 11, 2014

The Marine Institute has secured €800,000 research funding from the...

Events :
December 10, 2014

A 90 minute documentary on 100 years of wildlife legislation, conservation and commentary on the great grey seal will be showing 10.30 a.m. December 13th and 17th at Irish Film Institute.

All are welcome but registration in advance is...

Lisa Doran Communication Stagiaire with the new Marine Institute website.
News :
December 10, 2014

A key feature of our new website is that it uses responsive design....

Dublin Castle Seabed Mapping event
December 2, 2014

Ireland’s marine researchers have won €5.5m EU Horizon 2020 competitive funding

  Simon Spain from Ballygar Co Galway learned about fisheries research at the Marine Institute in Oranmore Galway during the open day for transition year students held as part of Galway Science & Technology Festival. Photo: Andrew Downes
November 20, 2014

Over 300 transition years students from Galway and further afield visited the Marine Institute as part of the Galway Science & Technology Festival.

Cargo Ship full with containers
November 18, 2014

Irish Shipping volumes increase for the 3rd quarter of 2014.

NW Herring Spawning Grounds, November & December 2014
News :
November 14, 2014

Sampling to take place of the NW Herring Spawning Grounds in November and December.

USA Irish Ambassador visit 2014
News :
November 14, 2014

Ambassador Kevin O’Malley & Dr Peter Heffernan discuss the strong marine transatlantic links.

Marine Institute Headquarters, Galway
News :
November 4, 2014

Transition year students are invited to an open day at the Marine Institute, Galway on Thursday, 20th November from 10.00 – 15.00. Booking required.

UWTV Bay of Biscay Team. Photo - Jean Jacques Rivoalen
News :
October 28, 2014

September saw the first underwater TV (UWTV) survey of the Bay of Biscay Nephrops grounds carried out.

Seabed Bathymetry Data
October 22, 2014

The Seminar will showcase national seabed mapping activity and developments during 2014.

News :
October 15, 2014

USA student joined the Irish INFOMAR team on board the RV Celtic Voyager during an inshore survey of Mizen head.

Children from St Nicholas Parochial School, Galway celebrating launch of maths week on Grattan Beach Galway as part of the Explorers Education Programme. Photo Andrew Downes Photography
News :
October 14, 2014

To celebrate Maths week, Galway Atlantaquaria & education centres in Galway, Mayo, Clare & Sligo are hosting workshops,visits to the sea shore and tanks have been provided with native seashore species in schools.

Biological effects and Chemical Measurements in Irish Marine Waters
News :
September 29, 2014

After four years of research the final report for 'Biological effects and Chemical Measurements in Irish Marine Waters' is published.

Atlantic Summer School
September 14, 2014

he national research vessel, Celtic Explorer has become a 'Floating University' for 14 postgraduate students from seven countries (including Ireland) who have a unique chance to study cold water coral systems in their living environment in Irish...

Explorers Label
News :
September 9, 2014

Apply now to participate in the Explorers Primary School Education Programme 2014 and 2015

Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET (ERA-MBT) partner
News :
September 8, 2014

Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET partners met to coordinate a collective approach to trans-national marine biotechnology research and innovation projects.

September 1, 2014

The Central Bank of Ireland launched today (Monday 1st September 2014) a €15 limited edition Silver Proof collector coin to commemorate John Philip Holland [1841 - 1914], the Irish born inventor of the modern submarine.

SEAS-ERA project
News :
August 26, 2014

FP7 SEAS-ERA Project (2010-2014): Legacy Report and Atlantic Research Agenda.

Horizon 2020
News :
August 20, 2014

New Connections II (2014): A Review of Irish participation in EU Marine Research Projects 2011-2013 published.

News :
August 19, 2014

Irish shipping and port activity rose by 2% in the second quarter of 2014 when compared to the corresponding period of 2013.

Marine Institute auditorium
News :
August 12, 2014

SMARTSkills 2014 workshop on 'Developing Successful Shiptime Proposals and Survey Plans' on Wednesday 27th August, Marine Institute, Oranmore.

Bursary Students winners 2014
News :
August 8, 2014

Marine Institute bursary students inspire bright future for marine sector

August 7, 2014

A team of thirteen scientists representing eight nationalities led by Dr Aggeliki Georgiopoulou from University College Dublin (School of Geological Sciences) and Dr Veerle Huvenne from the National Oceanography Centre, UK (Marine Geoscience),...

News :
August 6, 2014

In memoriam of Kostas Nittis

Teacher Training 2014
News :
July 9, 2014

Seashore fun activities and projects to teach students about Ireland's marine resource and Ocean Wealth.

Ireland's Ocean
News :
June 20, 2014

Ireland’s Ocean begins on Sunday June 22nd at 6:30pm on RTÉ One and runs for four weeks.

Minister Simon Coveney, Dr Peter Heffernan - CEO Marine Institute, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Miguel Marques - Economy of the Sea, John Killeen, Chairman of the Marine Institute
News :
June 18, 2014

Dublin Castle was the venue for the 1st Annual 'Our Ocean Wealth Conference'.

June 13, 2014

An international research team, led by scientists from NUI Galway, is currently exploring the Whittard Canyon deep-sea submarine canyon system in the North East Atlantic onboard the Marine Institute’s RV Celtic Explorer.

Bursar Students 2014
News :
June 12, 2014

The annual eight week summer placement bursary gets underway in the Marine Institute.

Orange Roughy
News :
June 11, 2014

Deep sea fish remove and store more than 1 million tons of carbon dioxide

May 30, 2014

Irish shipping and port activity rose by 4% in the first quarter of 2014 when compared to the corresponding period of 2013, according to the latest quarterly iShip Index* published today (Friday, 30th May) by the Irish Maritime Development Office...

Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth report cover
News :
May 29, 2014

The 1st Annual 'Our Ocean Wealth' Conference is taking place in Dublin Castle,on Wednesday 18th June.

RV Celtic Explorer
News :
May 28, 2014

A unique opportunity for post graduates to act as Chief Scientists of their own research onboard the RV Celtic Explorer in September.

Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth - An integrated Marine Plan for Ireland
News :
May 13, 2014

A good week for Ireland's Maritime Economy

Ocean Water
News :
May 13, 2014

The European Commission presented an Action Plan for Innovation in the 'Blue Economy' to help use ocean resources sustainably and drive growth and jobs in Europe.

Explorers Label
News :
May 2, 2014

The Explorer's Education Programme are looking to develop a range of marine themed lesson plans for primary schools.

Fish
News :
April 29, 2014

Two scientists associated with the Marine Institute have successfully gained support from the ICES Science Fund

Atlantic Summer School 2014
News :
April 28, 2014

Applications for the Atlantic Summer School 2014 on-board the RV Celtic Explorer now open.

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News :
April 15, 2014

Last years winners,the Marine Institute Singers were special guests at the annual Choir Factor at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway.

April 12, 2014

The RV Celtic Explorer leaves Galway today (12th April) for Newfoundland and Labrador, on its fourth multi-institution transatlantic survey. The 13 day expedition across the Atlantic to St Johns, Newfoundland will involve four scientists from NUI...

multibeam sonar system on the Marine Institute’s Research Vessel Celtic Voyager
News :
April 9, 2014

New multibeam on RV Celtic Voyager will allow a new level of detaiil to be captured for seabed mapping programs such as INFOMAR.

Shellfish Safety Workshop Poster
News :
April 5, 2014

The 10th Shellfish Safety Science workshop takes place on Thursday April 18th 2013.

RV Celtic Voyager and RV Celtic Explorer _Photographer Andrew Downes
News :
March 28, 2014

The Marine Institute has announced an additional call for funded ship-time on the RV Celtic Explorer and the RV Celtic Voyager.

March 26, 2014

Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine launched the Marine Institute’s Atlas of Commercial Fisheries around Irelandin Dublin today (27th March 2014).

EurOCEAN logo
News :
March 19, 2014

Marine Institute welcomes announcement of EurOCEAN 2014 Conference in Rome (7th-9th October 2014)

March 11, 2014

The Marine Institute is at Oceanology International 2014 in London this week (11-13 March) promoting Ireland’s fast growing marine technology sector and highlighting the opportunities to do business in Ireland.

February 25, 2014

“I welcome the acknowledgement by the Journal of Fish Diseases for their error in publishing as a ‘Short Communication’ the piece by Krkosek et al. claiming ‘fundamental errors’ in Marine Institute science. I further welcome the apology by the...

News :
February 21, 2014

Stakeholder inputs to the development of strategic research and innovation agenda for food-related research required.

January 29, 2014

The Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training (SMART) has opened the call for applications for Science@Sea research vessel-based training courses. Courses are aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate...

News :
January 24, 2014

The Marine Institute is inviting students to apply for a number of work experience placements in many exciting areas for this summer 2014