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Students from San Nicolas visit Dichato with IMO sea workshops

As part of the completion of school activities in 2016, a delegation of 50 students from the Sergio Martín Álamos School in San Nicolas visited the Marine Biology Station located in Dichato.

IMO surprises with the curiosities of the sea to students of the Colegio Madres Domínicas de Concepción

On November 29, the students of fourth level of the Colegio Carmela Romero de Espinosa of Concepción Madres Domínicas, visited the Station of Marine Biology of the Universidad de Concepción in an activity that sought to link them to the Sciences of the Sea.

IMO and its audiovisual show travel to Yungay to enchant with the Sciences of the Sea

Yungay was the last destination of the Scientific Audiovisual Itinerant Exhibition (MACI) in 2016. The proposal organized by the Millennium Institute of Oceanography and supported by PAR Explora Biobío, visited the commune.

IMO young scientists participate in encounter "Jóvenes Consciencia"

On November 24 and 25, 150 students from the different research centers of the Millennium Initiative, met in Concón for the second year at the "Encuentro de Jóvenes Consciencia".

IMO participates in CIMAR 21 Expedition results workshop

On 22 November, an evaluation meeting on the CIMAR 21 Expedition took place in Valparaíso, which took place between October 12 and November 5, 2015.

IMO impresses with curiosities of the sea in Scientific Conference of Llico

With the objetive of bringing science to the students of Llico, province of Arauco, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) participated on Tuesday, November 22.

IMO members meet with scientists at CATA Astrophysics Center

On November 25, Osvaldo Ulloa; Director of the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO), Atilio Morgado; Executive Director and Víctor Villagrán; Director of Transfer and Technological Development, visited the Center for Astrophysics and Related Technologies (CATA) at the Universidad de Chile.

IMO disseminates the Sciences of the Sea in Congress of the Future for Young People

With the objetive of encouraging basic and high school students with the sciences, was realized between the 17 and 18 of last November, "Futuristas"; the first Congress of the Future for Youth in dependencies of the ex National Congress of Santiago.

The winners of “Sumérgete a Explorar” met the Marine Biology Station of the Universidad de Concepción

The winners schools of the four challenges of this contest , went to Dichato to live a day where they learned about Sea Sciences.

IMO uses submarine gliders in expedition carried out in the coast of Valparaiso

Among the instruments that are revolutionizing Oceanography worldwide are underwater gliders. The Millennium Institute of Oceanography is already using this technology.

IMO audiovisual show surprises secondary students of Quillón

Always aiming to spread the science of the sea, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography visited the Liceo Polivalente Luis Cruz Martínez of Quillón.

Millenium Institute of Oceanography Bulletin N°2

Millenium Institute of Oceanography Bulletin N°2

IMO attends to the Science Fair organized by Scuola Italian of Concepción

On October 20, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) participated in the first version of the Science Diffusion Fair and Environmental in charge of the Scuola Italiana of Concepción.

IMO participated in the Fair of Sciences of Instituto de Humanidades

With the objective to diffuse the Marine Sciences, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography joined to the celebration of the Science month, this time participating in the fair prepared by the Instituto de Humanidades of Concepción.

Coihueco students visit Marine Biology Station of the UdeC

The activity was done on October 13, wich began with an introductory talk about global ocean: its immensity, depth and biogeography

MOPEX Expedition from the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) reaches measurements and samples at 5,000 meters deep in the trench against Chile

The project "First steps for uncovering the unknown of the Deep Ocean in the Eastern South Pacific: linking features habitats and biological communities" awarded CONICYT contest.

Millennium Institute of Oceanography travels to Curanilahue for spread marine science

In the context of the National Week of Science and Technology, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) participated in the celebration of the Science Day.

IMO participates in the "Science Day" developed at the Universidad de Concepción

Last Sunday October 2, the “Family Science Day” was celebrated. Children, parents and general public participated in the "Science Day".

Itinerant Scientific Audiovisual Show arrive to Mulchén

A new version of the Itinerant Scientific Audiovisual Show (MACI), developed by the Millennium Institute of Oceanography in collaboration with PAR Explora Biobío, took place in Mulchén.

IMO participates in Tara Pacific Seminary

The Millennium Institute of Oceanography represented by its director Osvaldo Ulloa and the postdoc Alejandro Murillo participated in the Seminary called Tara Expedition Pacific

Universidad de Concepción and Explora CONICYT launched a new cartoon series for children “La Receta Científica de Tony Tonina”

With more than 100 children from different schools of Concepción, and local authorities was held , the release of "La Receta Científica de Tony Tonina", last August 9.

Millennium Institute of Oceanography participates in Science Camp ChileVA! Tomé 2016

In context of Science Camp ChileVA! Tomé 2016, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) together with the Millennium Nucleus MUSELS presented about ocean acidification

IMO participated in "16th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, ISME 2016" in Canada

Between 21 and 26 August the "16th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, ISME 2016" in Montreal, Canada was performed.

The National Sciences Award 2015 Mario Hamuy visit Concepción

"A tour to an expanding Universe" was the talk given by Mario Hamuy which was held in the Auditorium Salvador Gálvez of the Universidad de Concepción.

IMO’s Audiovisual shows in Talcahuano

On 19 and 23 August, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography in collaboration with PAR Explora Biobío visited Talcahuano

IMO brings MACI to Coihueco

On August 25, Itinerant Scientific Audiovisual Show (MACI) Millennium Institute of Oceanography returns to Coihueco

Applications to Graduate Program in Oceanography

Applications open programs PhD in Oceanography at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile until 23 September 2016.

IMO and MUSELS perform scientific activity for students of San Carlos

On Monday August 22, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography and the Millennium Nucleus MUSELS conducted an outreach activity for Liceo Politécnico Ignacio Carrera Pinto from San Carlos.

Millenium Institute of Oceanography Bulletin N°1

Millenium Institute of Oceanography Bulletin N°1

Applications to Graduate Program in Oceanography

Applications open programs Magister and PhD in Oceanography at the University of Concepción until 30 September 2016.

IMO brought Oceanography to the Science Camp Chile Va! in Pinto

Under the new version of Science Camp Chile Va! 2016, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography participated in the instance, which was developed last August 10.

Millennium Institute of Oceanography and Millennium Nucleus MUSELS spread marine science in San Carlos

On August 3, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography with the Millennium Nucleus MUSELS visited the Liceo Politécnico Ignacio Carrera Pinto of San Carlos.

IMO and PAR Explora Biobio contest "Sumérgete a explorar" already has its first winners

The Millennium Institute of Oceanography with PAR Explora Biobío launched earlier this year the "Sumérgete a explorar" competition.

Oceanographic Bulletin N° 8

The eighth issue of the Bulletin Oceanographic

Undergraduate scholarship (2nd. Semester)

Call for undergraduate scholarship are open. Check here!

IMO researcher travels to France to study important species of phytoplankton

Between 3 and 8 July, Peter von Dassow, associate research at the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO), visit Roscoff, France.

MACI diffuses curiosities of the ocean in the commune of Quillón

On 29 June, Itinerant Scientific Audiovisual Show arrived to Quillón. About 150 children were able to live MACI experience organized by the Millennium Institute of Oceanography and in collaboration with PAR Explora Biobío.

IMO participated in scientific workshop of ANTARES Network

Between 11 and 18 June 2016, a scientific Workshop of the ANTARES Network (www.antares.ws) was held in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

Traveling around Biobío Region: MACI arrives to Coihueco

About 300 students from different schools of Coihueco, enjoyed Itinerant Scientific Audiovisual Show, which was successfully held on 14 June.

MACI took the stunning ocean depths to students of Cabrero

Itinerant Scientific Audiovisual Show took place during Thursday June 16, at Alto Cabrero School and was attended by 200 children from different establishments of Cabrero, where they could learn more about the organisms living in the ocean.

"Biodiversity in the marine environment" at Mozart Schule School

In the context of "IMO at school", the Millennium Institute of Oceanography visited the Mozart School of Concepcion on 6 June. On the occasion, the monitors led the talk entitled "Biodiversity in the Marine Environment".

World Oceans Day was celebrated in “Plaza Tribunales”

Because of the celebration of World Oceans Day, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography joined the activities organized by the Research Centers of Marine Sciences of Universidad de Concepción.

IMO and INCAR went to Concepción School with Outreach activities to the littlest ones

On the occasion of the Marine Sciences bring the school community, it is that the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) with the Interdisciplinary Center for Aquaculture Research (INCAR) visited last Thursday 2 June, Concepción School, from San Pedro.

A successful MACI was held in San José School, from San Carlos

On Tuesday May 31, the Itinerant Scientific Audiovisual Show (MACI) went to the San José School of San Carlos. The event was organized by Millennium Institute of Oceanography and PAR Explora Biobío.

IMO participated in the Heritage Day, celebrated in UdeC

On May 29 on the celebration of the Heritage Day, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography participated in an open sign for the whole community in the Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas at the Universidad de Concepción.

Rubén Escribano gave a lecture entitled "A tour through the deep ocean " to the general community

In the context of the series of talks "Chile more sea than land", on the occasion of the celebration of the Month of the Sea, the IMO deputy director presented the talk entitled "A tour through the deep ocean".

Officially begins IMOs journey to conquer the depths of the Pacific Ocean

A success was the opening of the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) ceremony held in facilities of the Art Gallery (Pinacoteca) of the University of Concepcion, on 23 May.

Celebrating the Month of the Sea: IMO and COPAS worked together with primary students in Dichato

On Thursday 19 May, they workshops linked to the Marine Sciences and organized by COPAS Sur Austral and the Millennium Institute of Oceanography were made.

MACI from IMO starts trip by Chile: MACI was performed in Valparaíso

Itinerant Scientific Audiovisual Show by Institute Millennium of Oceanography reached the fifth region, where professionals related to the area were trained.

Celebrating “Month of the Sea” in Talcahuano: IMO leads talks in two Schools

In order to celebrate the Month of the Sea, educating in an entertaining and dynamic way students, two talks were performed on 12 May in Escuela Cruz del Sur and Liceo Talcahuano A-21.

IMO researcher Víctor Aguilera participates in 4th International Symposium on the Ocean in High CO2 World

In the context of 4th International Symposium on the Ocean in High CO2 World developed in Australia, between 4 and 6 May, the researcher Víctor Aguilera IMO presented the results of Fondecyt 11130495.

Oceanographic Bulletin N° 7

The seventh issue of the Bulletin Oceanographic

IMO launches the contest “Sumérgete a Explorar"

The Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) and the PAR Explora Biobio officially launched the "Sumérgete a Explorar"

Talk by IMO “Microbial world” was held in San Juan Bautista High School of Hualqui

On Thursday April 28, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography and the activity called "IMO at school" arrived at San Juan Bautista High School of Hualqui.

IMO supports new students with scholarship program

The Millennium Institute of Oceanography supports thesis projects with a scholarship program. This time, 7 master students and 5 undergraduate students will be supported by IMO for to develop their research.

IMO Researcher and her team of school students worked in projects wich were distinguished at national level

Four young students from Salesiano School in Concepción achieved important places in scientific research competititons; supported by the IMO researcher Pamela Hidalgo and her group of students.

Fulbright scholarship student is linked to the Millennium Institute of Oceanography

The Undergraduate student from MIT / WHOI Joined the Program in IMO, Mara Freilich (23 years old), arrives in Chile to work with the researcher Pablo Marquet since March.

Oceanographic Bulletin Nº 6

Sixth issue of the Bulletin Oceanographic DGEO - IMO.

New French student performs internship at IMO

The student is working in the laboratory of Peter von Dassow in Santiago, doing an internship that remain in Chile until July this year

IMO performs the first Itinerant Scientific Audiovisual Show of the year in Talcahuano

The activity was held on 30 th of April at the Etchegoyen College in Talcahuano, with a great attendance and student participation.

Successful IMO postdoctoral workshop was conducted in Concepción

On Thursday 17 and Friday 18 of March, was held the first post-doctoral annual workshop of the Millennium Institute of Oceanography.

French exchange student arrives at IMO

The magister student Laura Galezowski of the Pierre and Marie Curie School of Paris, is since January working in the laboratory researcher Peter von Dassow in Santiago.

Oceanographic Bulletin Nº 5

Fifth issue of the Bulletin Oceanographic DGEO - IMO.

Impact of Climate Change in the Pacific Ocean was one of the emphases of Lowphox I

Aboard the Cruise Cape Horn, 26 researchers of the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) analyzed the oxygen minimum zone and the influence of climate change in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Iquique.

Oceanographic Bulletin Nº 4

Fourth issue of the Bulletin Oceanographic DGEO - IMO.

Mini Symposium ECODIM 2016 "Exploring the deepest and most mysterious regions of the ocean"

Five international experts presented the latest research on the deep ocean

Oceanographic Bulletin Nº 3

Oceanographic Bulletin Nº 3

Oceanographic Bulletin Nº 2

December 9, 2015

ECODIM finalista en Premio Anual Innovación Educación Científica

The course Ecology and Diversity of Marine Microorganisms has been selected as a finalist for the awards granted by Fundación Ciencia Joven and UNESCO. ECODIM is organized by IMO as part of the activities of the Austral Summer Institute of the University of Concepcion

10th Session of the CLIVAR Pacific Panel

The 10th Session of the CLIVAR Pacific Panel was held in Santiago, hosted by the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO)

IMO Director participates as an instructor at the 2nd African Research Discovery Camp

The 2nd African Research Discovery Camp on “Microbial and Geochemical Oceanography in Upwelling Ecosystems was held in May 2015

IMO Post Doctoral Researchers are awarded Fondecyt projects

Deborah Steele, Anthohy Bertagnolli and Ramiro Riquelme-Bugueño were awarded Fondecyt projects to continue their research at IMO

Postdoctoral positions at the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO), University of Concepcion, Chile

Deadline for application: November 30, 2015.

Pablo Rosenblatt receives international prize for the documental series "The Strength of the Sea"

Pablo Rosenblatt, Director of Outreach of IMO, receives a special prize for his documentary "The Strength of the Sea" at the Scientific Documentary Festival held in Paros, Greece

Pablo Rosenblatt receives an important recognition at the VII Prix Jeanesse Event in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Pablo Rosenblatt, Director of Outreach, received and important distinction at the VII Prix Jeanesse Event, held in Sao Paulo in Brasil.

IMO researcher attends the Gordon Research Conference

Osvaldo Ulloa was an invited speaker for the Gordon Research Conference 'Applied & Enviromental Microbiology' held in Boston, United States on 13-17 July 2015.

Call for scholarship support for participation in international conferences - Graduate Students associated with the IMO

These scholarships are aimed at graduate students associated with the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO). Application deadline: August 15, 2015 (13:00).

Alejandro Murillo attends an international course in France

Alejandro Murillo, postdoc IMO, was one of the 18 participants of the 11th Summer Course 'Marine Ecological & Evolutionary Genomics' held in France.

Sven Thatje lectures on the Deep Ocean

The Conference took place on June 3, 2015 at the Main Campus of the University of Concepcion.

IMO welcomes its new post docs

The new post docs come from France, United Kingdom, United States, Spain and Chile

First course on Flow Cytometry

The first Advanced Course on Flow Cytometry was held at the Marine Station of the University of Concepcion, in Dichato.

Scientific Day Camp - ChileVA!

On January 7, another day of Oceanography was developed in the second version of the Science Camp ChileVA! This time it was held at the Marine Biological Station of the University of Concepcion in Dichato.

IMO researchers attended the IMBER Open Science Conference

The associate researcher of the Millennium Institute of Oceanography, Dr. Rubén Escribano and the adjunct researcher Dr. Pamela Hidalgo travelled to Bergen, Norway to attend the IMBER Open Science Conference held on 23-27 June 2014.

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