Marine Institute

News Archive 2013

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December 19, 2013

Ireland’s Ocean Economy Report shows the sector employed 16,300 and had a turnover of €3.5bn

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December 19, 2013

€200 million for marine research and innovation for 2014-2015

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December 16, 2013

FP7 SEAS-ERA Atlantic Marine Research Plan now available on line

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December 9, 2013

The Marine Institute is seeking to employ a Director for the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO)

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November 22, 2013

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.

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November 22, 2013

National launch of Horizon 2020 taking place in Dublin, 10th December

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November 8, 2013

Fifth and sixth class primary school students are to write a poem about the RV Celtic Explorer and Ireland's marine life and ocean.

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October 17, 2013

Register for SMARTSkills 2013 Postgraduate Workshop

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October 7, 2013

Online alert system developed to provide an early warning of imminent harmful algal blooms awarded the COPERNICUS Masters Prize

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September 17, 2013

Teachers - apply by 20th September to participate in the Explorers Marine Education Programme 2103/2014

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September 13, 2013

The Longest River - an arts, ocean literacy and music event receives Highly Commended Certificate

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September 9, 2013

Over twenty five teachers attend training course run by the Marine Institute and Galway Atlantaquaria.

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August 20, 2013

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.

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August 16, 2013

The Marine Institute clarifys a number of inaccuracies made about a Marine Institute study.

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July 23, 2013

"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.

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July 23, 2013

Marine Institute Bursary students showcased their talent and skills at the annual Bursar Seminar day held at the Institute

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July 16, 2013

Applications are now open for the accredited continuous professional development module, Applied Marine Biological Sampling and Data Collection.

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July 16, 2013

Marine Institute welcomes EU study on the economic value of improved ocean data

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July 11, 2013

A recent Marine Institute study is published in the peer reviewed international Agricultural Sciences journal.

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July 10, 2013

Applications are now being accepted for ship-time on the RV Celtic Explorer and the RV Celtic Voyager in 2014 and 2015.

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July 2, 2013

The European Commission has adopted (13th May 2013) an Action Plan to revitalise the marine and maritime economy in the Atlantic Ocean Area.

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July 2, 2013

A team of 14 scientists recently returned to Galway following a survey aboard the RV Celtic Explorer.

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June 25, 2013

EUROFLEETS2, an EU funded project, invites applications for two marine research funding opportunities.

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June 24, 2013

The European Marine Board recently presented its blueprint, Navigating the Future-IV, for the next phase of seas and oceans research.

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June 7, 2013

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.

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May 23, 2013

Malta was recently host to the 6th European Maritime Day which included a conference of European experts from all maritime sectors.

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May 7, 2013

First study on diet of fin and humpback whales in Irish waters for one hundred years

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May 2, 2013

The Marine Institute and Galway based choir Cois Cladaigh recently showcased The Longest River to an audience of over 200 people.

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April 24, 2013

Irish maritime companies and researchers have distinguished themselves in European Space Agency (ESA) programmes.

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April 24, 2013

A two-day practical offshore course in advanced marine technologies was recently delivered onboard the RV Celtic Voyager.

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April 16, 2013

EUROFLEETS2 meeting held in Brest, France. Also, Polar and Subpolar Call for Fully Funded Ship Time - NOW OPEN

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April 15, 2013

RV Celtic Explorer sets sail for the Labrador and Newfoundland Seas.

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January 25, 2013

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.

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January 21, 2013

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.

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January 11, 2013

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