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Marine Institute commits to ambitious climate targets with installation of solar PV systems

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In late 2023, the Marine Institute launched its second updated Climate Action Roadmap. Sustainability and meeting climate challenges are core to the Marine Institute strategy, Ocean Knowledge that Transforms and Inspires, which results in priority, impetus and resourcing being given to delivery of the Climate Action Roadmap. The Roadmap outlines the project pipeline and operational measures being taken to work towards ambitious 2030 and 2050 climate targets.

Rick Officer new chief officer at Marine Institute

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Dr Rick Officer has been appointed as the next Chief Executive Officer of the Marine Institute, Ireland's state agency for marine research, technology development, and innovation.

Thousands attend Galway Science and Technology Festival Exhibition Day

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The annual Galway Science and Technology Festival Exhibition Day is a calendar highlight for Galway students and families. Last Sundays event drew thousands of people of all ages as they marvelled at a range of activities including the Medtronic Junior Hospital, the ever-popular Teddy Bear Hospital, exotic animals with The Bug Doctor plus primary and secondary school exhibition stands.

Ocean caring project wins national honour for Scoil Chaitríona

Scoil Chaitríona Junior, Renmore, Galway, has been crowned the national winner of the Explorers Ocean Champion School Awards 2023 for their Healthy Ocean project, ‘Caring for our Ocean’.

Ocean caring project wins national honour for Scoil Chaitríona

Scoil Chaitríona Junior, Renmore, Galway, has been crowned the national winner of the Explorers Ocean Champion School Awards 2023 for their Healthy Ocean project, ‘Caring for our Ocean’.

Ireland’s sharks to be showcased in city this weekend

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The Marine Institute, alongside the Explorers Primary Schools Education Programme, will be showcasing marine science at the 2023 Galway Science and Technology Festival. Families are invited to the Bailey Allen Hall, University of Galway, on Sunday November 12 to learn more about Ireland’s shark species.

Fascinating images as INFOMAR launches blue scale map of Galway Bay

Ireland’s seabed mapping programme, INFOMAR, has launched a new series of blue scale maps, featuring 18 high-resolution bathymetric maps of Ireland’s coastal waters, beginning with a high resolution map of Galway Bay.

Connemara-based company wins funding for novel solution to facilitate faster, cleaner, cheaper shipping

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ÉireComposites announced its partnership with University of Galway for the newly-funded FASTSHIP project. The project aims to make the shipping industry greener, by using lightweight composite materials to reduce fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and costs. As global trade booms, shipping continues to be the method of choice for goods transportation.

SmartBay Family Day to be held in Spiddal

The Marine Institute and BlueWise Marine are proud to present the SmartBay Family Fun Day 2023, as part of this year’s European Maritime Day event “In My Country” taking place on Saturday May 27 from 11am in Stiúideo Cuan, Spiddal (H91 FT67).

RNLI receives €5,000 donation from Galway Shipping Company to fund lifeboat charity’s lifesaving work

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Representatives from the City of Galway Shipping company visited Galway RNLI during their weekly training session, to present the charity with a donation of €5,000. The company, which has been in operation since 1947, is based a short distance from the Galway lifeboat station, at New Docks.

 

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