Call for abstracts for ICES/UNECE Symposium

Guidelines for submitting abstracts:
Use the online submission form to submit your abstracts
Enter the following username and password when prompted:
username: ices\abstract
password: abstracts
Complete the form and upload your full abstract (max 250 words) in Word format
Once you have submitted your abstract, you will get a confirmation by e-mail
Submission of your abstract is final. Changes are not possible after submission.

Call for Applications for NF-POGO Centre of Excellence

The Nippon Foundation-POGO Centre of Excellence (NF-POGO CofE) provides world class education and training courses in the field of observational oceanography, since 2008. Starting in 2013, the NF-POGO CofE has been hosted by the Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany's foremost polar and marine research institution. The next training programme (NF-POGO cofE Phase III) will start in autumn 2018.

Training Through Research Surveys Call

Training Through Research Surveys (TTRS) is a collaboration with the Marine Institute that increases national capacity in offshore marine research by offering placements on a range of research surveys on-board the national research vessels, RV Celtic Explorer and RV Celtic Voyager. On-board placements provide the experience and skills required to work at sea and facilitate career development in ocean science. Participation also serves as a valuable opportunity to network with leading Irish and European marine scientists.

3rd Call for Multi-domain Access to Environmental Research Infrastructures

ENVRIplus launches the third and final call for proposals to access European multi-disciplinary environmental research platforms. ENVRIplus offers opportunities for free-of-charge transnational access to selected user groups to six research facilities in cross-cutting areas in Europe: ATMOSPHERE, BIO-ECOSPHERE, HYDRO-MARINE, AND SOLID EARTH domain.

Interreg third call for applications

Interreg Baltic Sea Region opens the third call for project applications in three thematic fields: capacity for innovation, management of natural resources and sustainable transport. In this way, the Programme intends to financially support transnational projects contributing to the development of a more innovative, better accessible and sustainable Baltic Sea region.

Marine Science Call for Papers Competition

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) and the American Salvage Association (ASA) are now accepting applications for the Marine Science Call for Papers Competition! This competition is for high school and undergraduate students who have demonstrated a passion for the marine sciences through a research project - either on marine industry, conservation, or technology. Students are invited to submit an abstract and technical paper describing their projects. Submissions will be reviewed by the education committees of NAMEPA and ASA.

World Oceans Day Call for Young Ocean Leaders

The World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council is expanding for 2018 by adding 10 new young ocean leaders from around the world. The World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council helps to expand the reach and impact of World Oceans Day, on 8 June, and year-round. Council members are instrumental in helping shape the development of World Oceans Day as it grows, providing new and unique perspectives, ideas, and recommendations. Launched in 2016, the inaugural Council had 11 members. In 2018, World Oceans Day will double the size of the Council to seek out youth in a wider range of countries.

Call for 2018 European Young Researchers’ Award

Calls for the 2018 European Young Researchers' Award are now open. The Award is granted each year; in odd years, the prize is dedicated to PhD candidates, and in even years to post-doctoral fellows. The prize-giving ceremony is held every two years at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) where the two recipients will present their work. In 2018 the forum will be held in Toulouse, France from July 9 to July 14.

European Research Council Consolidator Grant 2018

ERC Starting and Consolidator Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators (PIs) at the career stage at which they are starting or consolidating their own independent research team or programme. Principal Investigators must demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientific proposal. ERC grants are open to researchers of any nationality who intend to conduct their research activity in any EU Member State or Associated Country.

Call for Nominations of Members for the IPBES Multidisciplinary Expert Panel

The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has opened invitations for nominations for the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel.

The mandate of all members of the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel will come to an end at the close of the 6th session of the Plenary, on 24 March 2018. The Plenary will therefore be invited to elect 25 members, who, in accordance with rule 26 of the Rules of procedure for sessions of the Plenary of IPBES, are to be proposed by members of IPBES for nomination by regions and election by the Plenary.