Marine Institute

Professor Mário Ruivo Prize

November 16, 2015

Professor Mário Ruivo PrizeEurOcean has launched the Professor Mário Ruivo Prize inviting school children from 11-16 years old throughout Europe to present a proposal for a study, experiment or project that supports the Blue Society Theme: "Your Ocean, Your Future" (see www.bluesociety.org).

The theme of the Professor Mário Ruivo Prize 2016 focusses on practical actions that can improve how humans interact with the ocean and is intended to raise public awareness on the importance of the Ocean and Ocean-related services to humankind.

Through a series of stages, entrants will be invited to Envision their project, make a Plan of action, and Sell their idea to the adjudicating panel. Finally, three teams will be selected as finalists who will receive funding to Do their project.

This first stage 'Envision It' is open until 22nd January when entrants are invited to register via an the online survey, briefly describe their project and why it should be selected
EurOcean will follow the process online and through social media, and the team that is most successful in realizing their plan will be awarded the Professor Mário Ruivo Prize.

For more details visit: http://www.eurocean.org/np4/mr-prize.