News Archive 2010
Ireland welcomes the opportunity to input on major international strategy document
“Real Atlas” of Ireland presented to Ms. Marie-Geoghegan Quinn
Catalogue of over 5,000 books relating to the sea now available for viewing
Young science enthusiasts, families and inventors from the past, present and future celebrated the launch of the national “Science Week” at Galway Atlantaquaria.
New Horizons in Sustainable Ocean Technology Discussed
The Explorers Education Programme run by Galway Atlantaquaria with the support of the Marine Institute is emerging out of the deep blue sea and into space to celebrate the launch of National Science Week 2010.
EU Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn welcomes the Ostend Declaration: a call for recognition of the Seas and Oceans as one of the Grand Challenges for Europe in the 21st century.
International Energy Agency experts workshop meet in Clontarf Castle, Dublin.
The European Commission invites on-line public input to explore how the Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP: 2007) could be implemented in the European Atlantic Area.
The Marine Institute welcomes the publication of a major international marine environmental status report.
Irish marine researchers (including SMEs) are invited to comment and / or give input to future European Marine Research Strategy.
Fishermen and fisheries scientists get together to pool information on fish stocks
Opportunities for New Developments in the Marine Sector Discussed
Closing date for funding applications is 16:00 hours on Friday 1st October, 2010
Robot submarine probes the depths for undiscovered sources of bioactive compounds off Ireland's continental shelf.
Feedback and ideas please by 4th July
Scientists and anglers in joint satellite-linked project to track Porbeagle sharks around Ireland
Calcium crystals reflect light to give a beautiful natural marine phenomenon
New and emerging technologies offer great opportunies for marine industries.
DAFF Workshop on "Strengthening Ireland in participation in FP7" is told.
The Marine Institute recently held an open day on board the national Research Vessel Celtic Explorer.
Major Marine Institute Workshop Looks to a Smart Economy of the Seas
Applications invited for access to 18 European research vessels.
Dubliners come face to face with dogfish, spidercrabs and stafish in Merrion Square
“Research in Aquaculture Must be Matched to Current Problems” says Irish Science Chief.
Diverse range of topics discussed
Damage done to fish stocks from discarded nets may not be as widespread as previously thought
Minister Tony Killeen Visits National Research Vessel in Galway
A study to record the wealth of knowledge held by fishermen is underway in Galway Bay