Innovators: Education & Training

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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.

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Memorial University Releases Draft Innovation Strategy and Requests Feedback From Key Stakeholders

by Barry Snow on June 11, 2015

Dr. Richard Marceau, vice-president (research), is releasing a draft of Memorial’s new Innovation Strategy for feedback from all Memorial university campuses and external stakeholders.   The deadline to provide feedback during the consultation phase is Wednesday, July 22, at 5 p.m.   Read more.

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MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY FEATURED IN MARINE TECHNOLOGY REPORTER MAGAZINE

by Barry Snow on May 11, 2015

They can come in all shapes and sizes, silently shuttled along by the currents. The larger versions are white, glistening and beautiful and a potential disaster waiting to happen.  Read more.

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OPENING OCEANS OF OPPORTUNITY

by wade on April 15, 2015

Armed with a formal education in how to protect the marine environment and develop solutions to manage marine resources, Tiffany Martin is committed to opening minds across the province to the importance of marine sustainability, the challenges faced by the oceans sector and the exciting career opportunities available here at home.   Read more.

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VIRTUAL WORLD MORE REAL THAN REAL WORLD FOR SURVIVAL TRAINING

by wade on January 18, 2013

Citizens are sometimes left wondering how they can comply with the letter of the law. According to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), in order to receive certification, seafarers must be able to demonstrate that they possess critical safety skills that would be required in shipboard emergencies, such as firefighting and lifeboat launching.
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