News Archive 2013
Ireland’s Ocean Economy Report shows the sector employed 16,300 and had a turnover of €3.5bn
€200 million for marine research and innovation for 2014-2015
FP7 SEAS-ERA Atlantic Marine Research Plan now available on line
The Marine Institute is seeking to employ a Director for the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO)
Scientists from NUI Galway's Ryan Institute photographed a vertical rock face half a mile below the sea's surface covered in bivalves and corals.
National launch of Horizon 2020 taking place in Dublin, 10th December
Fifth and sixth class primary school students are to write a poem about the RV Celtic Explorer and Ireland's marine life and ocean.
Register for SMARTSkills 2013 Postgraduate Workshop
Online alert system developed to provide an early warning of imminent harmful algal blooms awarded the COPERNICUS Masters Prize
Teachers - apply by 20th September to participate in the Explorers Marine Education Programme 2103/2014
The Longest River - an arts, ocean literacy and music event receives Highly Commended Certificate
Over twenty five teachers attend training course run by the Marine Institute and Galway Atlantaquaria.
Residues levels in farmed finfish as monitored by the Marine Institute in accordance with the National Residue Control Plan (NRCP) showed no non-compliant results in 2012 for the seventh year running.
The Marine Institute clarifys a number of inaccuracies made about a Marine Institute study.
"Atlas of the Distribution and Relative Abundance of Marine Mammals in Irish Offshore Waters: 2005-2011" launched by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan.
Marine Institute Bursary students showcased their talent and skills at the annual Bursar Seminar day held at the Institute
Applications are now open for the accredited continuous professional development module, Applied Marine Biological Sampling and Data Collection.
Marine Institute welcomes EU study on the economic value of improved ocean data
A recent Marine Institute study is published in the peer reviewed international Agricultural Sciences journal.
Applications are now being accepted for ship-time on the RV Celtic Explorer and the RV Celtic Voyager in 2014 and 2015.
The European Commission has adopted (13th May 2013) an Action Plan to revitalise the marine and maritime economy in the Atlantic Ocean Area.
A team of 14 scientists recently returned to Galway following a survey aboard the RV Celtic Explorer.
EUROFLEETS2, an EU funded project, invites applications for two marine research funding opportunities.
The European Marine Board recently presented its blueprint, Navigating the Future-IV, for the next phase of seas and oceans research.
The Marine Institute is currently monitoring an algal bloom on beaches on the east coast of Ireland as a part of its Phytoplankton Monitoring programme.
Malta was recently host to the 6th European Maritime Day which included a conference of European experts from all maritime sectors.
First study on diet of fin and humpback whales in Irish waters for one hundred years
The Marine Institute and Galway based choir Cois Cladaigh recently showcased The Longest River to an audience of over 200 people.
Irish maritime companies and researchers have distinguished themselves in European Space Agency (ESA) programmes.
A two-day practical offshore course in advanced marine technologies was recently delivered onboard the RV Celtic Voyager.
EUROFLEETS2 meeting held in Brest, France. Also, Polar and Subpolar Call for Fully Funded Ship Time - NOW OPEN
RV Celtic Explorer sets sail for the Labrador and Newfoundland Seas.
The Marine Institute congratulates Dr Dagmar Stengel of NUI Galway, Dr Jens Carlsson of UCC and Dr Nicolas Touzet of IT Sligo for securing research funds for two major awards supporting Irish marine science research.
Scientists from GMIT’s Marine and Freshwater Research Centre will depart Galway today on board the RV Celtic Explorer to carry out a survey of cetaceans on the continental shelf edge.