News & Events Archive 2014
Vacancies with the FEAS team
The Marine Institute has secured €800,000 research funding from the...
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...
A key feature of our new website is that it uses responsive design....
Ireland’s marine researchers have won €5.5m EU Horizon 2020 competitive funding
Over 300 transition years students from Galway and further afield visited the Marine Institute as part of the Galway Science & Technology Festival.
Irish Shipping volumes increase for the 3rd quarter of 2014.
Sampling to take place of the NW Herring Spawning Grounds in November and December.
Ambassador Kevin O’Malley & Dr Peter Heffernan discuss the strong marine transatlantic links.
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.
September saw the first underwater TV (UWTV) survey of the Bay of Biscay Nephrops grounds carried out.
The Seminar will showcase national seabed mapping activity and developments during 2014.
USA student joined the Irish INFOMAR team on board the RV Celtic Voyager during an inshore survey of Mizen head.
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.
After four years of research the final report for 'Biological effects and Chemical Measurements in Irish Marine Waters' is published.
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...
Apply now to participate in the Explorers Primary School Education Programme 2014 and 2015
Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET partners met to coordinate a collective approach to trans-national marine biotechnology research and innovation projects.
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.
FP7 SEAS-ERA Project (2010-2014): Legacy Report and Atlantic Research Agenda.
New Connections II (2014): A Review of Irish participation in EU Marine Research Projects 2011-2013 published.
Irish shipping and port activity rose by 2% in the second quarter of 2014 when compared to the corresponding period of 2013.
SMARTSkills 2014 workshop on 'Developing Successful Shiptime Proposals and Survey Plans' on Wednesday 27th August, Marine Institute, Oranmore.
Marine Institute bursary students inspire bright future for marine sector
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),...
Seashore fun activities and projects to teach students about Ireland's marine resource and Ocean Wealth.
Ireland’s Ocean begins on Sunday June 22nd at 6:30pm on RTÉ One and runs for four weeks.
Dublin Castle was the venue for the 1st Annual 'Our Ocean Wealth Conference'.
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.
The annual eight week summer placement bursary gets underway in the Marine Institute.
Deep sea fish remove and store more than 1 million tons of carbon dioxide
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...
The 1st Annual 'Our Ocean Wealth' Conference is taking place in Dublin Castle,on Wednesday 18th June.
A unique opportunity for post graduates to act as Chief Scientists of their own research onboard the RV Celtic Explorer in September.
A good week for Ireland's Maritime Economy
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.
The Explorer's Education Programme are looking to develop a range of marine themed lesson plans for primary schools.
Two scientists associated with the Marine Institute have successfully gained support from the ICES Science Fund
Applications for the Atlantic Summer School 2014 on-board the RV Celtic Explorer now open.
Last years winners,the Marine Institute Singers were special guests at the annual Choir Factor at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway.
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...
New multibeam on RV Celtic Voyager will allow a new level of detaiil to be captured for seabed mapping programs such as INFOMAR.
The 10th Shellfish Safety Science workshop takes place on Thursday April 18th 2013.
The Marine Institute has announced an additional call for funded ship-time on the RV Celtic Explorer and the RV Celtic Voyager.
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).
Marine Institute welcomes announcement of EurOCEAN 2014 Conference in Rome (7th-9th October 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.
“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...
Stakeholder inputs to the development of strategic research and innovation agenda for food-related research required.
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...
The Marine Institute is inviting students to apply for a number of work experience placements in many exciting areas for this summer 2014