Training and Support for Women in Fisheries Science at the Marine Institute
By Susan Fudge, Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research
The Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University is known around the globe for its world-class training in fisheries, ocean technology, marine safety, marine transportation and beyond.
Over the past decade, the Institute has been gaining recognition for its applied fisheries research.
Fisheries in the Northwest Atlantic are a scientist’s dream to study. From the complex ecosystem, varying oceanographic influences, ...
A Sea Change
People make lists and write on whiteboards to keep their lives organized.
If you’re Joan Evans, Supervisor of Seagoing Personnel for the Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic Region, your whiteboard is wall-sized and you’re busy organizing the work and time off for about 700 employees.
Evans, 34 years old, assigns the people on the ships. “We plan individuals’ assignments for the year, so they get an assignment to a certain vessel for the year,” says Evans. A typical Canadian Coast ...