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Tag: Little Cayman Research Centre

Primary students can win field trip to CCMI

Primary students can win field trip to CCMI

| 02/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is holding a scholarship competition which will enable two winning groups from government primary schools to attend the marine ecology course at the Little Cayman Research Centre, with all expenses paid. Since 2009, more than 800 primary school students across the Cayman Islands have participated in […]

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CCMI reports record 2016

CCMI reports record 2016

| 14/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) report looking at the organisation’s accomplishments in 2016 indicates it was a banner year for scientific publications and presentations at international scientific conferences, while educational occupancy and the Festival of Seas fundraiser hit record highs. The institute has been the training ground for 20 master of […]

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Young Caymanians learn sea skills at CCMI

Young Caymanians learn sea skills at CCMI

| 08/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In December, a group of 11 young men took part in the latest Young Environmental Leadership Course (YELC), a programme established in 2012 by the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) in Little Cayman to teach high school students how to be good environmental stewards in their local community. The programme targets year […]

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CCMI receives NSF grant to fund expansion

CCMI receives NSF grant to fund expansion

| 02/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The National Science Foundation (NSF) has provided a facilities grant to the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s (CCMI) Little Cayman Research Centre that will significantly improve operations capacity and overall output. Both the NSF and CCMI have missions to foster the integration of science and education to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies […]

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Prep students impressed by CCMI trip

Prep students impressed by CCMI trip

| 01/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): At Cayman Prep and High School’s end-of-year ceremony held in June, more than half of the year six students pointed to their participation in the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s (CCMI) marine ecology course when asked to recall their most important memory of primary school. The young people spent three days at CCMI’s Little Cayman […]

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NOAA reef-health expert joins CCMI team

NOAA reef-health expert joins CCMI team

| 06/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Dr Karsten Shein, a climatologist with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has been awarded a Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) research fellowship to help the organisation in its work understanding reef health. Dr Shein has led several major international scientific projects, and at CCMI’s Little Cayman Research Centre, he has installed environmental […]

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CCMI lecture series aids coral reef research

CCMI lecture series aids coral reef research

| 13/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): This summer, the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is diving into a new outreach initiative with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML). Starting in June and running through August, AOML researchers have been giving a series of talks on various oceanographic topics to the institute’s staff and […]

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US students research Little Cayman’s reefs

US students research Little Cayman’s reefs

| 30/06/2015 | 0 Comments

  (CNS): Undergraduate students from around the US are spending the summer at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute on Little Cayman where they will gain firsthand experience researching the threats facing coral reefs and exploring ways to improve the chances for coral survival.

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Central Caribbean Marine Institute celebrated

Central Caribbean Marine Institute celebrated

| 04/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Governor Helen Kilpatrick recently hosted a reception celebrating the scientific work of  the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) as well as marking the 10th anniversary of the Little Cayman Research Centre. Attendees comprised Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, CCMI founder and President Dr Carrie Manfrino, CCMI board members, staff, trustees and supporters. Kilpatrick, who visited the facility, applauded the […]

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