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Minors Selected To Attend Virtual Coding Camp

Minors Selected To Attend Virtual Coding Camp

CedarBridge Academy student Priel Minors was selected to participate in a weeklong “BioCoding at Home” course offered virtually by the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s DNA Learning Center. A spokesperson said, “Priel Minors, 16, a senior school student at CedarBridge Academy, was chosen by educators at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences... Read more of this article

Ocean Prosperity Programme Anniversary

Ocean Prosperity Programme Anniversary

Today [June 5] marks the one year anniversary of the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme [BOPP], a partnership between the Government of Bermuda, the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], and the Waitt Institute A spokesperson said, “This Friday marks the one year anniversary of the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Government... Read more of this article

Oleander Project Ushers In New Era Of Research

Oleander Project Ushers In New Era Of Research

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the container ship Oleander continues to work as a “ship of opportunity that acquires important ocean measurements during its weekly voyages between Bermuda and the United States.” A spokesperson said, “As Bermuda shuttered international travel and local business in response to the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more of this article

BIOS Microbiologist Helping With Covid-19

BIOS Microbiologist Helping With Covid-19

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] microbiologist and doctoral candidate Rachel Parsons Biggs has been seconded to Helix Bermuda where she is one of the many people helping the island in the fight against Covid-19. A spokesperson said, “As COVID-19 reached the shores of Bermuda, the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] answered the call... Read more of this article

RenaissanceRe Sponsor BIOS Programme

RenaissanceRe Sponsor BIOS Programme

BIOS has announced that RenaissanceRe will fund the the Mid-Atlantic Robotics IN Education [MARINE] program for the next two years. A spokesperson said, “Since 2015, the Mid-Atlantic Robotics IN Education program has been a core component of BIOS’s Ocean Academy, which offers a suite of hands-on education and research opportunities for students... Read more of this article

Photos: First Bermuda Climate Risk Forum Held

Photos: First Bermuda Climate Risk Forum Held

Michael Bloomberg joined Premier David Burt and climate champions from science, business and government at the first Bermuda Climate Risk Forum highlighting policy and pathways to a cleaner environment. Some 150 delegates turned out for yesterday’s inaugural event, presented by Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] in association with the Bermuda Institute... Read more of this article

Bermuda Climate Risk Forum On Wednesday

Bermuda Climate Risk Forum On Wednesday

Global experts on climate change including scientists and reinsurance industry leaders will join entrepreneur-philanthropist Michael Bloomberg and Bermuda Premier David Burt this Wednesday at the first Bermuda Climate Risk Forum. More than 120 delegates have already registered for the October 30 half-day event at Hamilton Princess & Beach Club,... Read more of this article

Bloomberg To Speak At Climate Risk Forum

Bloomberg To Speak At Climate Risk Forum

Three-term New York City mayor and entrepreneur Michael Bloomberg will be the keynote guest at a half-day, thought-leadership forum presented by the Bermuda Tourism Authority later this month in association with the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] and the inaugural Bermuda Championship, an official PGA Tour event. The Bermuda Climate Risk... Read more of this article

Sol Petroleum Bermuda Donates $5K To BIOS

Sol Petroleum Bermuda Donates $5K To BIOS

Sol Petroleum Bermuda Limited, exclusive licensed distributor of Esso branded fuels, donated $5,000 to the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] Ocean Academy Program. Sol Bermuda Sales & Marketing Manager Stephen Turner [left] presented a symbolic check to Dr. Mark Guishard, BIOS Director of Corporate & Community Relations, to assist with... Read more of this article

Building STEM Pipeline For Bermuda’s Students

Building STEM Pipeline For Bermuda’s Students

Both BIOS and Bermuda College have been working together for the last 12 years in a unique partnership that leverages the resources and expertise of each organization, with the overall goal of improving STEM education and learning opportunities for students in senior school and college. A spokesperson said, “Both BIOS and Bermuda College are... Read more of this article

BIOS Announces 2019 Bermuda Program Interns

BIOS Announces 2019 Bermuda Program Interns

Each year a handful of Bermudian students are selected to participate in the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] Bermuda Program, which offers an excellent experience to work alongside top experts in the field. This program, which began in 1976, offers students the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of marine and atmospheric sciences by working... Read more of this article

Photos: Student-Designed Robots Make A Splash

Photos: Student-Designed Robots Make A Splash

On Saturday, April 27, twenty-four teams from eight schools—including a new team from Impact Mentoring Academy—met at the National Sports Centre for the 2019 Marine Advanced Technology in Education [MATE] Bermuda Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle [ROV] Challenge. The program, hosted by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], is part of... Read more of this article

Teams To Gather For Robotics Challenge

Teams To Gather For Robotics Challenge

Twenty-four teams from 10 Bermuda schools and educational organizations, including a new team from Impact Mentoring Academy, will converge on the National Sports Centre on April 27th for the 2019 Marine Advanced Technology in Education [MATE] Bermuda Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle [ROV] Challenge. The program, hosted by the Bermuda Institute of... Read more of this article