$8 million for MUN Ocean Sciences Centre

September 29, 2010

Newfoundland and Labrador's Research & Development Corporation announced yesterday an infrastructure investment of over $8.3 million for Memorial University's Ocean Sciences Centre. The funding will be used to build new infrastructure at the centre that will include a deep-sea water supply to provide consistent, low temperature sea water year-round. The investment will also support the development of a bio-containment facility for research on infectious diseases affecting marine animals, as well as invasive aquatic species. NL Release