Interdisciplinary and hands-on learning will cover:
Scholars will pursue an independent learning project nested in the topics of ocean carbon, eDNA or coastal resilience, while also gaining exposure to industry and local tech companies and exploring Canadian Indigenous history and ways of knowing.
Scholars will be based at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an excursion to the Hakai Institute on Quadra Island, British Columbia.
The three institutions have complementary strengths that will each provide students with distinct opportunities to learn.
Given the centre’s international partnerships, graduating scholars can access valuable and deep networks within Canada and globally.
The Centre focuses on the development of skills to effectively share knowledge – becoming champions for ocean observation globally.
To further enhance the aim of this program, scholars are: