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IMBIZO6 abstract deadline is 16 August!
Call for abstracts: IMBeR West Pacific Symposium 2021, submit by
New IMBeR endorsed project: CREPSUM – Collaborative Research and Education Project in Southeast Asia for Sustainable Use of Marine Ecosystems
Call for nominees: ESSAS steering committee is seeking Early Career Scientists
Ocean Visions Launchpad: providing expert teams to assist competitors for the $100 million XPRIZE Carbon Removing.
Coming August 2021
Interesting read: Mental health of graduate students sorely overlooked
Tips for developing clear scientific protocols (detailed instructions for experimental methods)
Dealing with stress and having a work-life balance – tips from four researchers on how they dealt with setbacks, toxic work environments and mental health issues
Interesting read: The parenting penalties faced by scientist mothers
Useful tips on how to get your research out to a wider audience and have greater impact
Request for Pre-proposals: Ocean-based CDR Analogues. Submit by
Call for proposals: European Space Agency - Future Earth joint programme: Biodiversity, climate impacts on human health, climate tipping elements. Apply by
Events and recordings
Webinar: Ocean and People: Effects of anthropogenic activities on marine biodiversity.
Webinar: Fisheries and its relation to sustainable use of ocean resources.
PICES virtual annual meeting: Towards a shared vision of sustainable marine ecosystems. To be held in October 2021; apply and submit abstract by
Online Ocean Tracking Network Symposium 15-16 November Atlantic Standard Time (AST/ UTC -4). Abstracts due
Peer Review Workshop,
EMSO Time Series Conference: Observing Ocean Sound. 20-22 October 2021. Abstract submission deadline is
Webinars: Artificial Upwelling Pumps for Carbon Dioxide Removal.
25 and 26 August
Global Environmental Governance Course for PhD students: 27 September –1 October, Lund University, Sweden. Apply by
US BioGeoSCAPES Planning Workshop to be held 10-12 November. Applications due by
New 2021 online short course on navigating climate risk. Starts in
Ocean Acidification Week 2021: Virtual forum highlighting different aspects of ocean acidification research and initiatives around the world.
Strategic Environmental Management short course. Starts
International Ocean Data Conference 2022: The data we need for the ocean we want. Sopot, Poland.
14-16 February 2021
International Indian Ocean Science Conference, Gao, India. Rescheduled for
4-18 March 2022
Future of Science Film Fellowship: Workshop and stipend to develop documentaries about making science more equitable and inclusive. Apply by
Webinar: Animal Borne Ocean Sensors - AniBOS: introducing a new Global Ocean Observing System network, Sydney Institute of Marine Science and Fabien Roquet, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Göteborg.
Webinar: Working towards a global plastic pollution treaty: Process and possibilities,
, 9pm UTC
Webinar: Behaviour Change for Climate Action for the Oceans and Beyond,
, 5pm UTC
An Ocean of Values: the 5th Community Workshop of the IOC-UNESCO Ocean Best Practices System, online,
Recording: OCB2021 Plenary Session: Ocean-based negative emissions technologies
Recordings: OceanVision2021 Summit
Jobs and opportunities
Laboratory technician specialized in inorganic trace analysis, State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research (SKLEC), East China Normal University (ECNU), Shanghai, China. Apply by
OGEN-Industry PhD positions: 3 new OGEN studentships, in partnership with GIT and Mitacs, are available through the Ocean Frontier Institute. Locations: Halifax, St. John's and Victoria, Canada. Apply by
Mid-Atlantic Regional Marine Debris Coordinator, Lynker Technologies, Silver Spring, MD. No deadline give,
U.S. Policy Analyst for Plastics, Ocean Conservancy, Washington, DC. No deadline given,
Communications and Events Coordinator, Clean Ocean Action, Long Branch, New Jersey. No deadline give,
Coastal and Marine Education Program Specialist, North Carolina Sea Grant, Raleigh, NC. Open until filled,
PhD: Biological oceanography, collaboration between Nelson Mandela University, University du Littoral Opal Coast, Heriot-Watt University and the MARBEC lab. No deadline given;
PhD: Integration and importance of socio-cultural values in marine and coastal planning and policy, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Apply now,
open until filled
Postdoc: Fisheries Conservation, University of Washington, Seattle WA, USA. Apply now,
open until filled
Lecturer: Marine conservation. University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK. Apply by
Lecturer: Marine biology. University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK. Apply by
Lecturer: Biology. University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK. Apply by
Senior Specialist: Marine Spatial Analyst, SANBI, Cape Town. Apply by
Marine Scientist: Remote Sensing, SANBI, Cape Town. apply by
Fisheries scientist: NIWA, Auckland, New Zealand. Apply by
Grant: Building a Regional Community of Practice Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing. Submit your grant application by
WE Africa Leadership Program for women in the environmental sector. Apply by
Postdoc: Chemical Oceanography/Marine Biogeochemistry, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany. Apply by
Bird Rehabilitator: SANCCOB, Table View, Cape Town. Apply by
Award: Ocean Tribute Award. Apply by
Editor (part-time): Antarctic Environments Portal, remote. Apply by
Grants, offered by the British Ecological Society. Apply by
Ecologists in Africa Grant
Training & Travel Grants
Postdoc Research Associate: Plankton imaging and machine learning, Sorbonne University & LOV, Villefranche-sur-Mer, France. Apply by
Blue Climate Initiative $1M Ocean Innovation Prize. Apply by
SEAS Postdoc: marine biogeochemical hazards, University of Bergen, Norway. Apply by
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Postdoc: machine learning in fisheries/ocean acoustics, University of Washington. Open until filled;
Postdoc: Trophic modelling of Pacific hake, University of Washington, Seattle, USA. Open until filled,
AIR Centre PhD Scholarship Programme. Various deadlines
Lecturer: Tropical Marine Ecology, University of Miami, Florida. No deadline given;
Science Officer: the Ocean Knowledge Action Network, Paris, France. Apply by
Professor (any rank): Fisheries Science, University of Maine, USA. Apply by
Research Officer: Seagrass Ocean Rescue, Swansea, UK. Apply by
Visiting Scholar: SCAR 2021 visiting scholar applications open. Apply by
Senior Director: Oceans Area-Based Conservation, World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC. Apply by
Grant: Oceanographic Facilities and Equipment Support. Apply by
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