Innovators: Institution

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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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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.

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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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MI DIRECTOR RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD

by wade on March 24, 2015

MI’s director of development and engagement recently joined a prestigious and select group of Canadians when he accepted the national Indspire Award during a gala held in Calgary, Alberta.   Gerald Anderson became the fourth person from Newfoundland and Labrador to be recognized by Indspire (formally known as the National Aboriginal Achievement Award) when he accepted his award in the category of environment and natural resources. Read more.