News Archive 2009
Irish marine researchers can now apply for fully funded ship time and access to equipment on a fleet of European research vessels.
Researchers Gather in Belfast to Explore New Opportunities from Marine Bioactive Compounds
Research for new source book on Marine Law funded under the Marine Institute Manahan Fellowship.
The Marine Institute recently hosted the final workshop for the three year SPIES DETOX project at its headquarters in Rinville, Galway.
Oyster mortality reported in Irish and French oyster production areas over the summer has been resolved and trade has been re-established.
Two new EU publications on current European Marine Research are a goldmine of information for Irish researchers
Over fifty delegates recently gathered at the Marine Institute headquarters in Galway to attend the ARCOPOL conference.
The Marine Institute and the Geological Survey of Ireland will be hosting the SEABED 10 conference in Dublin on the 6th and 7th of October to celebrate ten years of seabed mapping in Ireland.
Latest information about Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) since the 22nd June.
A series of surveys of Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) and Special Protection Areas (SPA) will commence around the Irish coast Friday 7th August.
Atlantic Regions Coastal Pollution Response (ARCOPOL) Conference set for Galway on 7th September
EU Launches 4th call for proposals in its €50 billion 7th Framework Research Programme
On 2nd July 2009, an unseasonable storm with record rainfall caused major flooding around the Marine Institute’s facility on the Burrishoole catchment at Newport, Co. Mayo.
The Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) Directory “Irish participation in EU FP7 funded competitive marine research projects during the period 2007-2008” was launched at the recent FP7 Ireland Conference.
Oyster growers in 10 bays around the country have been experiencing losses of between 15 and 75 per cent of their stock since 22nd June.
Irish Marine Science to get greater visibility on worldwide publications database.
Marine Institute Scientists Look at Ways of Preventing Fish Farm Escapes
Dr Niall McDonough takes the helm of a key European marine science organisation.
An Integrated Maritime Policy for Europe represents "a unique opportunity", says EU Commissioner.
The French Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has announced a ban on exports of Pacific Oysters from areas experiencing abnormal oyster mortality. The Marine Institute urges Irish oyster producers who have stocked from French sources to report...
Marine science and education community gets together to celebrate World Oceans Day in Galway
The Marine Institute ROV "Holland 1" films uncharted deepwater corals off Ireland's Atlantic coast.
Biodiversity Forum highlights danger of invasive species on International Biodiversity Day
"Europe is Over 50% Underwater" - Ireland tells EU Research Conference
The Marine Institute’s DVD “Explorer – A Deeper Understanding”, featuring spectacular deep water footage of coldwater corals over 1,500 metres below the sea off Ireland’s Atlantic coast, is now viewable on You Tube.
Showcase for the science above and below the waters of Galway Bay
Dublin Workshop Glimpses the Future of Marine Sensor Technology
Fishermen, Anglers and Scientists Join Forces to Understand Cod Stocks in the Celtic Sea
World Expert Speaks to Irish Marine Scientists About Effects of Climate Change on the Oceans
Optimising fish health is one of the key challenges facing Irish fish farmers today and will be the focus of a Seminar at the Marine Institute, Oranmore on June 11th.
The Marine Institute hosted a meeting for marine socio-economic experts at its Galway Headquarters on the 10th March
Supercomputer project aims to forecast the effects of ocean climate change
Seaweed Symposium Draws Unprecedented Interest
Competition for a five days' mission on national research vessel announced
New legislation requires those holding or growing finfish or shellfish to apply to the Marine Institute for fish health authorisation. The deadline for applications is 30th January 2009.