Innovators: Institution

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WOODS HOLE ALLIES WITH ENERGY FIRMS

by wade on May 26, 2014

(FALMOUTH, May 25, 2014) Its famed research vessels and scientists are arrayed across the globe, installing weather instruments off the Cape, tracking water currents in the Labrador Sea, monitoring monsoons in India, and measuring melting ice in Antarctica.   In these and other ways, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is playing a leading role in raising the alarm — and scientific understanding — of the perils of climate change.   Read more.

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A CLOSER VIEW OF THE SEA

by wade on April 11, 2014

An underwater-vehicles program at the School of Ocean Technology (SOT), which has an underwater-imaging system that will provide real-time 3D viewing without headgear—believed to be the first such system in the world—is gearing up for a commercial pilot in the first quarter of 2014.   Read more.

MI RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING NEW GRADUATES

by wade on March 31, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 28 Mar. 2014) Some of the Marine Institute's brightest and most dedicated students were honoured at the institute’s annual Spring Presentation of Scholarships and Awards today.

One award and thirty-seven scholarships were awarded to thirty-five students who have distinguished themselves in their respective programs through academic achievement, strong leadership skills, extra-curricular activities and community involvement.
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CFER CELEBRATES GRADUATE STUDENTS

by wade on December 9, 2013

(Marine Institute, St. John's, NL, Nov. 25, 2013) Four graduate students at the Marine Institute’s (MI) Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research (CFER) were recently recognized with Memorial University scholarships and awards.   Read more.

STUDENT RECOGNIZED FOR TOP RESEARCH IN BOTTOM TRAWLING

by wade on October 31, 2013

(October 29, 2013) ‌‌‌Andrew Murphy was named as the recipient of the Best Student Poster award at the 2013 World Seafood Congress in St. John’s this October. Murphy, an M.Sc. Biology candidate, claimed the $500 award for his research project that focused on reducing seabed impacts of bottom trawls in Newfoundland’s inshore Northern shrimp fishery.
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