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REF NO.: 79

SUBJECT: Memorial University's Marine Institute to host evening showcase

DATE: Nov. 25

Note to editors:

On Wednesday, Nov. 26, the Marine Institute will be holding a Marine Institute Showcase. Dr. Axel Meisen, president and vice-chancellor of Memorial University, and Leslie O'Reilly, executive director, Marine Institute will be attending this showcase. The Marine Institute Showcase will highlight, through an interactive presentation, the institution's work in a host of areas including education and industrial training, applied research, and graduate success. A range of projects such as MI's training program for the White Rose FPSO, its new post-graduate advanced diploma in water quality and its research into lifeboat safety will also be discussed.

The showcase begins at 7 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road, St. John's. Media agencies are encouraged to send representatives. Facility tours and reception to follow the presentations. Parking is available in Lots M1 and M2, Marine Institute.

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