New ocean research centre at uVic

March 17, 2009

On Monday, the federal government announced the establishment of the University of Victoria-based Oceans Network Canada Centre for Enterprise and Engagement. The centre will manage 2 highly sophisticated underwater laboratories, at which research will significantly improve the scientific communities' ability to plan for and respond to sea-based disasters. The government is committing $6.5 million over 5 years to the centre. NCE News Release