The Ocean Sciences Centre is Memorial University of Newfoundland's cold ocean research facility. Located in Logy Bay, NL, the Centre houses laboratories where research is conducted on the North Atlantic fishery, aquaculture, oceanography, ecology, behaviour and physiology. Research is conducted on organisms ranging from bacteria to seals.
The Benthic Ecology Meeting (BEM) is an international, annual scientific conference to promote scientific research in benthic ecosystems. The BEM 2019 (48th edition of the BEM), to be held on April 3-6, 2019, in downtown St. John's, Newfoundland, aims to continue a long-lasting tradition of excellence in hosting the largest annual, marine benthic-focused conference in eastern North America.