Department of Biology News
There are few who know the waters around Fogo Island better than the men and women who turn to it every day for their livelihood.
A project just getting underway at Memorial University is hoping to draw on that knowledge.
Dr. Gary Kachanoski, president and vice-chancellor, Memorial University, hosted an announcement recognizing a $1-million investment in the ocean industries, including offshore petroleum, aquaculture and fisheries on Thursday, Oct. 30.
Sixteen Memorial students were recognized as part of the Research & Development Corporation’s Ocean Industries Student Research Awards.
Memorial University is among 12 industry-academic partnerships that received funding through Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP), announced Oct. 15 by The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) in Guelph, Ontario.