Event news

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Free tidal and wave energy workshop

CORER centre for offshore renewable energy research

A free workshop on tidal and wave energy is to be held on 22 July 12:30–17:00 at the University of Liverpool’s Gallery Room at the Foresight Centre on Brownlow Street, L69 3GL.

To register, please email Jingbo He at the National Oceanography Centre: jhe@noc.ac.uk

NOC scientist gives evidence to House of Lords Arctic Committee on 15 July 2014

Polar bears

A leading scientist at the National Oceanography Centre, Dr Sheldon Bacon, gave evidence at a special House of Lords inquiry looking into changes in the Arctic.

The House of Lords Select Committee, appointed last month, took evidence from senior academics specialising in climate change and sea ice.

Tide times vital for marathon swim

Chris Shaw

NOC is supporting an ultra-marathon swim of 50km to raise funds for a Wirral mental health charity.

Chris Shaw, the CEO of Advocacy in Wirral Health is planning to swim 50km from the East coast of Wirral to Colwyn Bay and Hilbre Island this summer to raise awareness and funds for APEx, Advocating Physical EXercise.

NOC at Insurance Modelling and Data Expose

NOC at Insurance Modelling and Data Expose

The National Oceanography Centre will be joining 30 other exhibitors from across industry, government and academic institutions at the Insurance Modelling & Data Expose (IMDE) on 2 July. NOC will be showcasing the centre’s science and technology tools and knowledge that can be utilised to understand and mitigate the risks from coast to deep-ocean.

Marine Life Talk at NOC in Southampton – 3 July

Sensory adaptation of deep-sea fish

3 July 2014 – Ming-Tsung Chung

Sensory adaptation of deep-sea fish

Grant funded support for companies to engage with Research Institutes to support their R&D

Sea Work 2014

Universities and Research Institutes are an invaluable source of support for companies wishing to develop new products and services, or accessing new expertise. A variety of mechanisms exist that are flexible to company need, and many of these attract grant funded support from UK or other sources.

11 June 2014 at 1030 - 1130

NOC at International Festival for Business

International Festival for Business 2014

During June and July this year NOC will be participating in the International Festival for Business 2014 (IFB 2014) held this year in Liverpool.

Webinar on Argo – Revolution and Evolution

Dr Brian King with Argo Float

A recording of a recent webinar on Argo – Revolution and Evolution given by Dr Brian King, a member of the Argo Steering Team based at the National Oceanography Centre, is now available online.

Marine Life Talk at NOC in Southampton – 5 June

Ophthalmosaurid

5 June 2014 – Gareth Dyke

Fossil marine reptiles from the age of dinosaurs

Lifelong learning Study Day

‘Social and Historical Impact of Climate Change’ study day

‘Social and Historical Impact of Climate Change’ Study Day

Saturday 12 April 2014

Lifelong Learning are holding a Study Day on Saturday 12 April at Avenue Campus on ‘Social and Historical Impact of Climate Change’.