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Video: Southampton Students Visit BIOS

Video: Southampton Students Visit BIOS

In June, Dr. Antony Jensen and the University of Southampton marine biology program visited the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] as part of their annual 10-day trip abroad to Bermuda. The University recently shared a short video on social media capturing the students’ experiences living on a working research station and conducting fieldwork... Read more of this article

Groundswell Lionfish Tournament On July 22

Groundswell Lionfish Tournament On July 22

The 2017 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament is set to be held on Saturday, July 22 at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] Ferry Reach, running from 2.30pm to 7.30pm, with weigh-in at 3.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The event will include the lionfish handling demo, lionfish tasting, with buzz serving an assortment of lionfish prepared fresh... Read more of this article

Video: BIOS Featured in PBS ‘Changing Seas’

Video: BIOS Featured in PBS ‘Changing Seas’

Scientists from the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] recently featured in an episode titled ‘The Fate of Carbon’ as a part of the PBS series ‘Changing Seas.’ ‘The Fate of Carbon’ shows the BIOS scientists working on the Bermuda Atlantic-series Study [BATS], which has collected data on the physical, biological,... Read more of this article

Groundswell Lionfish Tournament Set For July 22

Groundswell Lionfish Tournament Set For July 22

The 2017 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament will be held on Saturday, July 22 and will see the invasive lionfish captured, recorded, and served to attending crowds. The 7th Annual Groundswell Lionfish Tournament takes place at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Science with the tournament kicking off at sunup and all boats must be at the BIOS dock for the... Read more of this article

Students To Gather For BIOS’s ROV Challenge

Students To Gather For BIOS’s ROV Challenge

Twenty-five teams from 12 Bermuda schools and educational organizations will converge on the National Sports Centre on Saturday, April 22, for the 2017 MATE Bermuda Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle [ROV] Challenge. The program, hosted by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], is part of the Mid Atlantic Robotics IN Education Program [MARINE],... Read more of this article

Students Enjoy Innovative BIOS Science Lessons

Students Enjoy Innovative BIOS Science Lessons

Students from the Harrington Sound Primary School spent three days and two nights at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], learning about the local marine environment and engaging in innovative lessons in real-world science. A spokesperson said, “Last month a group of 39 P6 [primary school level 6, or grade 5 in the U.S. school system]... Read more of this article

Olympian, Lionfish Expert & BIOS Supervisor

Olympian, Lionfish Expert & BIOS Supervisor

Those who have spent time around the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ], participated in the annual Groundswell Lionfish Tournament, or remember the Blue Halo initiative, have likely heard of Chris Flook. Known as “Flookie,” he was born and raised in Bermuda and has spent his life working to bring Bermuda’s marine environment to the forefront,... Read more of this article

Video: ’10 Most’ Spotlights Dr Goodbody-Gringley

Video: ’10 Most’ Spotlights Dr Goodbody-Gringley

The “10 Most Fascinating People of Bermuda 2016″ series continues today with the fourth video release featuring Dr. Gretchen Goodbody-Gringley. Host Lisa Pickering introduces Dr. Goodbody-Gringley by saying, “The ocean may belong to its sea creatures, however, the world of ocean sciences is still very much a man’s world. “Defying... Read more of this article

BIOS Hydrostation S Receives Funding Support

BIOS Hydrostation S Receives Funding Support

Hydrostation S — the world’s longest-running hydrographic time-series with a location offshore Bermuda — has received a commitment for another five years of support from the National Science Foundation [NSF]. The funding includes $900,000 for research and $3.1 million to support 120 days of research at sea on board the BIOS-operated research... Read more of this article

Partnership Enhances School’s Science Program

Partnership Enhances School’s Science Program

BIOS’s Ocean Academy Program has a new partner in delivering hands-on science education and learning opportunities to Bermuda’s students: The Chatmore Preparatory School. Angela Fubler, founder and director of the all-boys school, credits an early conversation she had with Mark Guishard, BIOS director of corporate and community relations, with laying... Read more of this article

BIOS Scientist To Work With Ocean Tech Project

BIOS Scientist To Work With Ocean Tech Project

A global marine research project designed to justify marine protected areas worldwide is set to launch in Bermuda next spring and will include the expertise of BIOS coral reef scientist Gretchen Goodbody-Gringley. The collaborative project, called Ocean Tech, will utilize the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution underwater robotic vehicle REMUS. This... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BIOS ROV Regional Challenge

Photos & Video: BIOS ROV Regional Challenge

Up to twenty-eight teams from nine Bermudian schools and educational organizations converged on the National Sports Center in Devonshire this morning [April 30] for the 2016 MATE Bermuda Regional ROV Challenge. The program, sponsored by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], is part of the Mid Atlantic Robotics IN Education Program [MARINE],... Read more of this article

Bermuda Students Set For BIOS ROV Challenge

Bermuda Students Set For BIOS ROV Challenge

Twenty-eight teams from nine Bermudian schools and educational organizations will converge on the National Sports Center in Devonshire on Saturday, April 30 for the 2016 MATE Bermuda Regional ROV Challenge. The event begins at 9.00am and is free and open to the public; in the case of inclement weather, the event will be held on Sunday, May 1. The program,... Read more of this article