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OFI researchers are in the news, informing the public about their work and educating all about the ocean 

— its challenges and the benefits it can provide for our environment, economy and communities. 

Aug 02, 2019

OFI’s CEO and Scientific Director Both Receive Prestigious Appointments

Dr. Wendy Watson-Wright, CEO of OFI, and Dr. Anya Waite, OFI Scientific Director and Associate Vice President Research (Ocean) at Dalhousie, are each new members of two bodies influencing ocean research.

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Jul 17, 2019

Vacancy: CEO to take the helm of Ireland's Marine Institute

Ireland's Marine Institute is seeking a dynamic and visionary Chief Executive to build on the organization's track record of excellent performance. Deadline for applications: Tuesday 6th August, 2019 (5pm GMT).

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Jun 12, 2019

Navigating the Future

“Navigating the Future V: Marine Science for a Sustainable Future” provides governments with robust, independent scientific advice on future seas and ocean research to 2030 and beyond. Published by the European Marine Board.

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Jun 11, 2019

Trail blazing is in their DNA

Bio Lab publications interviews three women at OFI to gain their perspective on why the ocean and why now. Wendy Watson-Wright, CEO; Anya Waite, Scientific Director, and researcher, Stefanie Colombo are featured.

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Jun 11, 2019

​Creating ocean “she-roes”

Wendy Watson-Wright, CEO of OFI, applies a phrase coined by poet Maya Angelou, and says we need to encourage (and recognize) our ocean 'she-roes.'

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Jun 10, 2019

How ocean mapping changed the way a seafood giant fishes

A CBC news story shows how an OFI researcher — Craig Brown — is using sea floor mapping to help the fishing industry and government regulators do their job effectively.

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