Innovators: Education & Training



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Coastal planning - MI to launch marine spatial planning master's program for fall 2016

by Barry Snow on April 14, 2016

(From Memorial University's Gazette. See here for full story)   Coastal planning - MI to launch marine spatial planning master's program for fall 2016
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Government of Canada invests $4.5 million to support Memorial University’s $25 million Battery Facility initiative.

by Barry Snow on April 10, 2016

Government of Canada Invests in Memorial University Initiative to Connect with Communities - Memorial University bringing communities together by making resources more accessible

April 08, 2016 - St. John’s, NL – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

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Government of Canada invests in innovation and sustainable growth at Canadian post-secondary institutions

by Barry Snow on April 6, 2016

New infrastructure program invests in innovation and sustainable growth at Canadian post-secondary institutions  

$2-billion fund will create jobs, expand research and grow innovation
April 6, 2016 – Ottawa – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada  
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Genesis Centre

January 15, 2016

The Genesis Centre is Memorial University’s business incubator for technology-based ventures with high-growth potential. It is one of the top ranked incubators in Canada and was named Canadian Incubator of the Year in 2011. The Genesis Centre connects entrepreneurs with marketing, finance, expert mentorship, office space and management resources, along all stages of development to help them succeed.    Read more.


Marine drone developed by MUN team to study icebergs offshore

by Barry Snow on January 7, 2016

As published by CBC NL. See here for full story:   Icebergs off the shores of Newfoundland and Labrador may draw thousands of tourists every year, but researchers with Memorial University are working on a project to study the icebergs and gather data to ensure they do not interfere with the shipping and oil industries.   
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CMS Earns Award for Ice Management Simulation

by Barry Snow on November 29, 2015

The Marine Institute’s Centre for Marine Simulation (CMS) has received the Arctic Shipping North America Innovation Award 2015 for their ground breaking work in ice management simulation. Captain Chris Hearn, Director of CMS picked up the award during the recent Arctic Shipping Forum in St. John’s, NL.   Read more.


Marine Institute Announces New Master of Marine Studies (Marine Spatial Planning and Management)

by Barry Snow on November 25, 2015

A new Master of Marine Studies in Marine Spatial Planning and Management is about to launch at the Fisheries and Marine Institute. As the first graduate level program of its kind in Canada, the new program will provide graduates the opportunity to influence, lead and provide decision making support for the management and planning of increasingly busy coastal and ocean spaces.   Read more.


MI Director Named Vice-President of the University of the Arctic

by Barry Snow on November 17, 2015

Well-known throughout Newfoundland and Labrador and across Canada for his work with Aboriginal Peoples in the education sector, Gerald Anderson has been appointed vice-president indigenous with University of the Arctic (UArctic).   Read more.


Collaboration Between Newfoundland and Labrador and Iceland Continues to Grow

by Barry Snow on June 12, 2015

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed on Thursday, June 11, between the Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Matís Ltd. will provide a framework for the advancement of fisheries and oceans-related education, training and research and development between Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and Iceland.   Read more.