Innovators: Education & Training

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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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SWEPT AWAY

by Admin on November 6, 2014

Chelsie Archibald was one of those children with orca whales on her bedspread and sea creatures on her walls.  She had dozens of picture books about the ocean and was enchanted by stories of young girls living off the sea.  This interest did not wane when her family moved to Ontario and every summer she returned to her Halifax-area home to visit her extended family and to smell the salt air.   Read more.

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OCEAN SCIENCES FIELD TRIP PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

by Admin on November 6, 2014

The Department of Ocean Sciences at Memorial University is about to wrap up a two month-long, joint collaboration with the Oceans Learning PartnershipThe program offers high school students and their teachers an opportunity to discover the diverse and fascinating world of ocean sciences.   Read more.

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HOSTING THE NORTH'S ONLY CIRCUMPOLAR INSTITUTION DEDICATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION

by wade on October 21, 2014

(St. John's, NL: Oct. 15, 2014) UArctic is holding its annual board of governors meetings at Memorial University and other venues in St. John’s next week. This international consortium of northern universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations is committed to higher education and research in the North. Read more.

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Health Monitoring Software Supported by Provincial Government

by wade on July 22, 2014

The Provincial Government is providing approximately $80,000 to implement a software-based Sea Lice Decision Support System within the province, a project that supports the advancing of best practices in aquaculture. The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, announced the funding today, which will help the Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association establish and test this powerful tool for monitoring sea lice prevalence and evaluating control programs.   Read more.