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This list includes all contents that are posted on the EuroMarine website and are considered as pieces of 'news'. This may include Calls, Activities, Documents and various subcategories of News. Please note that specific pages offering more advanced filtering options exist for Calls and for Activities. The present page offers filtering option for subcategories of other News.

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Improving the visibility of ocean data from new technologies: A case study of high frequency flow cytometry
HFflowCyt
During the last 10 years, scientists have developed collaboration around the North Sea, Channel, Baltic and Mediterranean Sea, sharing experience and knowledge on online flow cytometry measurement....
October 29, 2017
Trait-based approach to seagrass ecosystems
TRAITGRASS
The rationale of the workshop is to understand how functional traits scale upwards to crucial ecosystem functions and response to climate changes. We will take advantage of the knowledge acquired by...
October 29, 2017
Predicting the future of the ocean from signatures of the past: Using marine sediment archives to understand adaptation of marine plankton to a changing environment
MPlankAdapt
Objective The invited consortium of the workshop proposed here will bring together researchers working across a range of trophic levels, from viruses to zooplankton and even fish, within the fields...
October 29, 2017
Anticipating Potential Pathways and Routes for Innovation towards desirable Socio-Economic impacts
APPRISE
Objectives Identify opportunities and challenges, bottlenecks Characterise the variety of socio-economic impacts Build an awareness of tools and methods to address socio-economic impacts of Marine...
October 29, 2017
Autonomous Systems for Integrated Marine and Maritime Observations in Coastal areas
ASIMO
This workshop aims at identify present technological solutions, the limits for integration of existing platforms, and the development of new one to provide accurate, reliable and cost efficient data...
October 29, 2017
Marine Holobionts - concepts and challenges
HoloMarine
Realizing the importance of the concept of holobionts, many marine labs across Europe have started to incorporate this notion into their research projects at different levels, from targeted...
October 29, 2017
Modelling Ocean Plastic Litter in a Changing Climate: Challenges and Mitigations
MODELPlastics
Plastic pollution of marine ecosystems is a growing concern as the global production of plastics in 2014 was 311 million tonnes, of which between 4.8-12.7 million metric tons found their way into our...
October 29, 2017
Four Publications Published, plus further updates
There have been a significant number of updates in relation to this workshop. As of October 2017, four publications in relation to the findings of the workshop have been published, with more...
October 26, 2017
Two Workshop-Related Publications Published
Following on from the 'Management of Bioinvasions in the Mediterranean' workshop, two publications have been released in relation to it. One is the workshop report, while the other document is an...
October 26, 2017
COST Action Approved
A COST Action has been approved entitled “STEM CELLS OF MARINE/AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES: FROM BASIC RESEARCH TO INNOVATIVE APPLICATIONS (MARISTEM (Marine invertebrate stem cells)). The action was...
October 26, 2017
Multiple Updates on Climate Change Conference
A mini-review article on the challenges for plankton ecology research was published in March 2017. The article can be found in full here: (https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00068). In other recent...
October 26, 2017
IPBES primer documents now available
IPBES has made available phase 1 message 'primers'. These are short briefing documents that provide key information about each of the assessments that members will consider for approval at the sixth...
October 25, 2017
Application for Call 6 of the Interreg2seas programme being developed
The workshop group are preparing an application for Call 6 of the Interreg2seas programme to tackle the knowledge gaps in climate change impacts research. This issue is of particular relevance given...
October 25, 2017
Executive Officer Role
The Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR) Project, which is co-sponsored by the Scientific Committee for Oceanic Research (SCOR) and Future Earth, is currently seeking someone to fulfill the...
October 24, 2017
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...
October 23, 2017
European Marine Board Commissioned Brief
Following on from the success of the Working Group, the European Marine Board commissioned a future science brief with a working title of "Marine Graduate Training Future Science Brief". The...
October 23, 2017
Call for 2018 SCOR Visiting Scholars
SCOR began a program in 2009 to enlist the services of ocean scientists from the SCOR community, from both developed and developing countries, to teach short courses and to provide more extended on-...
October 20, 2017
International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade 2018 Conference
Details for the International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade (IIFET) 2018 Conference have been announced, and the Early Bird registration option is now open. IIFET is the only global...
October 20, 2017
Invitation to ‘the Food From the Oceans meeting with Stakeholders’
The High Level Group of Scientific Advisors (HLG), which was set up in the context of the Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) of the European Commission has been tasked by the Commission to provide...
October 20, 2017
BiodivERsA: Launch of the Call "Scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services"
BiodivERsA and the Belmont Forum have jointly announced the 2017-2018 international call for research proposals on “Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services”. The call will predominantly deal...
October 20, 2017
Call for Access to EMBRC-France
EMBRC‐France is launching its 4th funding call for projects in marine biology with a focus on the development or utilization of marine model organisms, and the use of biological resources already...
October 20, 2017
Consortium on Benthic-Pelagic Coupling: Perspective Paper Submitted
A perspective paper has been submitted to Frontiers of Marine Ecology, which acknowledged EuroMarine. The priority areas have been identified. A follow up workshop was not funded by IPSL, but several...
October 20, 2017
Post-Workshop Network Proving a Success
The formation of the network has proven to be a success, and there have been a number of developments resulting from this, both directly and indirectly. A group from the network are currently...
October 20, 2017
Post-Doctoral Research Scientist – COMPASS Interreg Project
The Marine Institute, as partner in the COMPASS Partnership, has been awarded funding under the Interreg VA area project to develop cross-border capacity for the monitoring and management of Marine...
October 19, 2017
Senior Coastal Processes Scientist
Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) is currently looking for a Senior Coastal Processes Scientist to lead and deliver coastal oceanography and geomorphology projects...
October 19, 2017
Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) 2019 - Call for Inputs
As part of its outreach efforts, the Independent Group of Scientists (IGS) is soliciting inputs from a diverse group of scientific and non-scientific communities, from developed and developing...
October 19, 2017
Oceanography expert in data for Bio-Argo floats
Mercator Ocean currently has a position available titled 'Oceanography Expert in Data for Bio-Argo Floats'. The position is a 12-month fixed contract. Due to the demanding nature of the role,...
October 19, 2017
Drafting Committee for COST project established
A drafting committee has been set up for the COST project. The next international conference will be held in Chicago in 2017.
October 19, 2017
Call for Independent Directors for the VLIZ Board of Directors
The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) currently has a call open for applications for a position on the VLIZ Board of Directors. The VLIZ Board of Directors lead the affairs of the association and...
October 18, 2017
Established and emerging model organisms for marine science - Updates
Update - October 2016: An Erasmus application related to this course is ongoing. The key action targeted in the Erasmus programme is "strategic partnership for higher education". The aim is to build...
October 18, 2017
Published paper proving consistently successful
EA integrative assessment update 2
The paper that was published after this course, which was covered in a previous update, has proven to be a success since its publication. As of October 2017, the paper already has 34 citations in...
October 18, 2017
11th Advanced Phytoplankton Course: Taxonomy and Systematics update
APC11 - Update
The course was very intense in nature and, due to this, less time than was intended was spent on the preparation of a white paper on phytoplankton taxonomy during APC11. However, there is potential...
October 18, 2017
"Novel Foods: Jellyfish, Microalgae and Insects" Booklet Produced
A small scientific communication booklet entitled "Novel foods: jellyfish, microalgae and insects" was produced with a limited circulation to the conference attendants. Due to the international level...
October 17, 2017
African Chapter of the ISEM Established and Active
The African chapter of the ISEM is established and is active (http://isem-africa.org/); a set of abstracts were sent to the Organising Committee for setting up a special issue, but there were too few...
October 17, 2017
IMBRSea Call for Professional Practice Topics
In the past month, 92 students have started the IMBRSea programme, titled 'International Master in Marine Biological Resources' students re expected to do a Professional Practice in spring 2018, and...
October 17, 2017
Applied Ocean Sciences MSc
The MSc degree in Applied Ocean Sciences (AOS) aims to produce marine professionals with a strong academic foundation who are knowledgeable about the major topics in interdisciplinary ocean sciences...
October 11, 2017
Open Sea Lab: Applications now open
Applications for the Open Sea Lab! are now open. Applicants can register for the event either as an individual or as a group of four to five members. It should be noted that applications cannot be...
October 11, 2017
Interreg Baltic Sea Region Opens Call for Applications for Project Platforms
Interreg Baltic Sea Region has opened a call for applications for project platforms, which enable projects to team up, and in this way increase the impact of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region’s projects...
October 11, 2017
5th ENVRI Week
ENVRI week is a week dedicated to Environmental Research Infrastructures. It is organized twice a year, in November and in May. ENVRI week hosts ENVRIplus project related sessions as well as several...
October 11, 2017
BiodivERsA & Belmont Forum 2017-18 Call Details Announced
The BiodivERsA & Belmont Forum 2017-18 Call details details have been announced. The call aims at supporting proposals that explicitly address a scenario dimension, taking into account the...
October 11, 2017
SCOR Visiting Scholars Program
SCOR began a program in 2009 to enlist the services of ocean scientists, from both developed countries and developing countries, to teach short courses and to provide more extended on-site education...
October 10, 2017
New European Marine Board Policy Brief on Marine Citizen Science
The European Marine Board has issued a press release on a new Policy Brief which addresses the question "Why Marine Citizens Science?", and presents the wide scope of applications in marine science...
October 10, 2017
COLUMBUS Training Course: "Creating Impact by Knowledge Transfer for Funding Agencies"
Within the timeframe of the project, COLUMBUS has and will ensure to continue to create measurable value from research investments contributing to sustainable Blue Growth.To do this, it uses its own...
October 10, 2017
Aquaculture UK Exhibition
The Aquaculture UK Exhibition 2018 will take place in Aviemore from 23-24 May. The exhibition has gathered a considerable following over the years, establishing itself as an important player within...
October 10, 2017
Goldschmidt 2018 - Call for Session Proposals
The deadline to propose sessions for the Goldschmidt 2018 (12-17 August 2018, Boston, Massachusetts, USA) is November 1st, 2017. Goldschmidt 2018 is the latest edition of the Goldschmidt conference,...
October 10, 2017
7th International SOLAS Summer School
The SOLAS Summer School is a biennial, international event that brings together over 70 students and 15 world-leading international scientists, in a variety of fields, for a combination of lectures...
October 10, 2017
Four year Fellowship PhD
The Instituto Español de Oceanografía are looking for candidates interested in conducting a PhD thesis investigating several aspects of the biology and distribution of meso and bathypelagic...
October 10, 2017
EKLIPSE Call for the Organisation of Capacity Building Events
Do you have an idea for a seminar, short course or other kind of training event? EKLIPSE is inviting representatives of networks, organisations, projects and other entities to submit proposals to...
October 10, 2017
Conference on Ocean Observation Systems
With the establishment of the European Ocean Observing System (EOOS) as a coordinating framework for better alignment and integration of Europe´s ocean observing capacity, and the results from its...
October 9, 2017
Call for Videos for EU Research & Innovation Projects
Research projects which are supported by the EU through Horizon 2020 and previous framework programmes are having a real impact on the life of Europe's citizens and our society as a whole. The...
October 9, 2017