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Mark your calendar! OFI supports various events — from workshops to lectures and community-based activities — that provide learning opportunities about our ocean.

Coming up ... 

The Atlantic Engineering Competition (AEC) is an annual student-run initiative that began in 1983 and has since grown to become one of the largest and highly anticipated engineering competitions in Canada.

When: January 24-27, 2019
Where: Dalhousie University, Design Commons, 1360 Barrington St, Halifax

  • 150+ of the brightest engineering students from nine universities across Atlantic Canada. The three-day event provides a setting for students to develop meaningful relationships with their peers while demonstrating their engineering skills in a competitive environment.

You're invited to an OFI open house!
Grand opening of new lab space

Steele Ocean Sciences Building, Dalhousie University, Halifax
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm 

Please join us as we celebrate the opening of new laboratory space, fully equipped with incubators, freezers, chemical storage, fume hoods, a glassware washer and sterilizer, and multiple benches and microscope rooms. The open-concept style labs allow the work space to support future growth in OFI research. Light refreshments served.