Marine Institute

News Archive 2014

Lisa Doran Communication Stagiaire with the new Marine Institute website.
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December 10, 2014

A key feature of our new website is that it uses responsive design....

NW Herring Spawning Grounds, November & December 2014
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November 14, 2014

Sampling to take place of the NW Herring Spawning Grounds in November and December.

USA Irish Ambassador visit 2014
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November 14, 2014

Ambassador Kevin O’Malley & Dr Peter Heffernan discuss the strong marine transatlantic links.

Marine Institute Headquarters, Galway
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November 4, 2014

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.

UWTV Bay of Biscay Team. Photo - Jean Jacques Rivoalen
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October 28, 2014

September saw the first underwater TV (UWTV) survey of the Bay of Biscay Nephrops grounds carried out.

News :
October 15, 2014

USA student joined the Irish INFOMAR team on board the RV Celtic Voyager during an inshore survey of Mizen head.

Children from St Nicholas Parochial School, Galway celebrating launch of maths week on Grattan Beach Galway as part of the Explorers Education Programme. Photo Andrew Downes Photography
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October 14, 2014

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.

Biological effects and Chemical Measurements in Irish Marine Waters
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September 29, 2014

After four years of research the final report for 'Biological effects and Chemical Measurements in Irish Marine Waters' is published.

Explorers Label
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September 9, 2014

Apply now to participate in the Explorers Primary School Education Programme 2014 and 2015

Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET (ERA-MBT) partner
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September 8, 2014

Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET partners met to coordinate a collective approach to trans-national marine biotechnology research and innovation projects.

SEAS-ERA project
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August 26, 2014

FP7 SEAS-ERA Project (2010-2014): Legacy Report and Atlantic Research Agenda.

Horizon 2020
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August 20, 2014

New Connections II (2014): A Review of Irish participation in EU Marine Research Projects 2011-2013 published.

News :
August 19, 2014

Irish shipping and port activity rose by 2% in the second quarter of 2014 when compared to the corresponding period of 2013.

Marine Institute auditorium
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August 12, 2014

SMARTSkills 2014 workshop on 'Developing Successful Shiptime Proposals and Survey Plans' on Wednesday 27th August, Marine Institute, Oranmore.

Bursary Students winners 2014
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August 8, 2014

Marine Institute bursary students inspire bright future for marine sector

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August 6, 2014

In memoriam of Kostas Nittis

Teacher Training 2014
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July 9, 2014

Seashore fun activities and projects to teach students about Ireland's marine resource and Ocean Wealth.

Ireland's Ocean
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June 20, 2014

Ireland’s Ocean begins on Sunday June 22nd at 6:30pm on RTÉ One and runs for four weeks.

Minister Simon Coveney, Dr Peter Heffernan - CEO Marine Institute, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Miguel Marques - Economy of the Sea, John Killeen, Chairman of the Marine Institute
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June 18, 2014

Dublin Castle was the venue for the 1st Annual 'Our Ocean Wealth Conference'.

Bursar Students 2014
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June 12, 2014

The annual eight week summer placement bursary gets underway in the Marine Institute.

Orange Roughy
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June 11, 2014

Deep sea fish remove and store more than 1 million tons of carbon dioxide

Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth report cover
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May 29, 2014

The 1st Annual 'Our Ocean Wealth' Conference is taking place in Dublin Castle,on Wednesday 18th June.

RV Celtic Explorer
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May 28, 2014

A unique opportunity for post graduates to act as Chief Scientists of their own research onboard the RV Celtic Explorer in September.

Ocean Water
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May 13, 2014

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.

Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth - An integrated Marine Plan for Ireland
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May 13, 2014

A good week for Ireland's Maritime Economy

Explorers Label
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May 2, 2014

The Explorer's Education Programme are looking to develop a range of marine themed lesson plans for primary schools.

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April 29, 2014

Two scientists associated with the Marine Institute have successfully gained support from the ICES Science Fund

Atlantic Summer School 2014
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April 28, 2014

Applications for the Atlantic Summer School 2014 on-board the RV Celtic Explorer now open.

116_Choir Factor 2014_Andrew Downes 120414
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April 15, 2014

Last years winners,the Marine Institute Singers were special guests at the annual Choir Factor at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway.

multibeam sonar system on the Marine Institute’s Research Vessel Celtic Voyager
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April 9, 2014

New multibeam on RV Celtic Voyager will allow a new level of detaiil to be captured for seabed mapping programs such as INFOMAR.

Shellfish Safety Workshop Poster
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April 5, 2014

The 10th Shellfish Safety Science workshop takes place on Thursday April 18th 2013.

RV Celtic Voyager and RV Celtic Explorer _Photographer Andrew Downes
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March 28, 2014

The Marine Institute has announced an additional call for funded ship-time on the RV Celtic Explorer and the RV Celtic Voyager.

EurOCEAN logo
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March 19, 2014

Marine Institute welcomes announcement of EurOCEAN 2014 Conference in Rome (7th-9th October 2014)

News :
February 21, 2014

Stakeholder inputs to the development of strategic research and innovation agenda for food-related research required.

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January 24, 2014

The Marine Institute is inviting students to apply for a number of work experience placements in many exciting areas for this summer 2014