A Marine Science and Technology Partnership Programme for the island of Ireland

Atlantic Technological University (ATU)

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The Atlantic Technological University (ATU) is located across five campuses in the west of Ireland. ATU conducts marine research at the Marine and Freshwater Research Centre on its Galway campus. The Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training (SMART) is housed within the centre, along with up to 100 research fellows, postdoctoral researchers, and postgraduate students.

ATU is a core partner in the pan-European ERASMUS programme MARES that has secured over €5 million in funding for collaborative postgraduate research on marine ecosystem health and conservation. ATU offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes Freshwater and Marine Biology, Marine Ecology and Marine Conservation and Resource Biology.

Website: ATU Marine & Freshwater Research Centre

ATU Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Freshwater & Marine Biology

ATU Masters of Science in International Marine Biological Resources

SMART Training Programmes

Call Closed: SMART Marine Institute Research Bursaries 2023

The Marine Institute and the Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training (SMART) are offering up to 24 bursaries on...

Deferred: Science@Sea 2023 Tom Crean Training Survey

A Science@Sea marine data collection training survey will take place on the 15th and 16th of February in Cork Harbour...

Call Open: Science@Sea 2022

Two Science@Sea training surveys in multidisciplinary marine science will take place from the 14th to 17th of March in Cork...

Marine Institute SMART Research Vessel Bursaries 2022

The Marine Institute in collaboration with the Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training (SMART) is offering up to 27...