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1st Epigenetics in Marine Biology Congress
The 1st EPIgenetics in MARine biology congress (EPIMAR) is being held 13-14 May, 2020 in Montpellier, France. This conference will explore the most up-to-date techniques and implications of...
October 16, 2019
Dr Edouard Delcroix Prize
VLIZ has announced they are accepting nominations for the triennial scientific Dr Edouard Delcroix Prize, to be awarded to a researcher or research team in recognition of a significant scientific...
October 17, 2019
A new research vessel for scientific expeditions
The company Norlengs GmbH has recently been conducting refits of the 24m arctic-rated vessel MV Ulla Rinman. From April 2020 this vessel will be available for hire for scientific expeditions and is...
October 17, 2019
Open position: Director, Biological Research Stations
The University of Helsinki's Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences has announced they are currently seeking applications for the role of Director of the faculty's biological research...
October 17, 2019
Open: Lyell Research Fellowship in fisheries, conservation and sustainable seafood
Herion-Watt University is seeking candidates for a research fellowship (leading to permanent appointment) with experience in working with international groups and different stakeholders, especially...
October 17, 2019
European Maritime Day 2020
European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual EU meeting point on maritime affairs and blue growth. It targets maritime professionals, entrepreneurs and ocean leaders. The event and exhibition will take...
October 17, 2019
GEOTRACES Project Officer Role (Part-Time)
GEOTRACES has announced an open position for a part-time project officer at their International Project Office (IPO) hosted at the Laboratoire d'Études en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiales (...
October 23, 2019
Open PhD position in Marine Ecology and Evolution
The University of Bergen (UiB) is seeking applicants for a PhD position in marine ecology and evolution within their Department of Biological Sciences. The 3-year role will be working within the ...
October 23, 2019
Coral Ecology and Conservation in Mesophotic Temperate Ecosystems
In May 2018, the EuroMarine-funded working group ANFORE met at the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy to identify the gaps in knowledge of Marine Animal Forests. Their ultimate goal was the...
October 29, 2019
Incorporating ecosystem functioning in marine biodiversity assessments
In order to measure and track progress towards environmental targets such as those outlined in the UN's SDGs or the EU's MSFD, scientists and policy makers rely on ecosystem assessments. A key aspect...
October 29, 2019
Multi-Modelled Marine Ecosystems
An Ecosystem Approach to marine management is advocated globally by international bodies including the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, and the...
October 29, 2019
Modelling and prediction of harmful algal blooms, from event responses to multi - decadal projections
Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are proliferations of certain photosynthetic organisms (including unicellular phytoplankton and phytobenthos, macroalgae, cyanobacteria, and particular ciliates) that can...
October 29, 2019
Modelling different components of marine plankton biodiversity
Biodiversity is an enigmatic yet important factor for the accuracy of ecosystem modelling. The inclusion of living organisms is necessary for models that predict carbon usage and circulation, while...
October 30, 2019
From species connectivity to functional connectivity
Research on ecosystem connectivity has traditionally relied on species dispersal (structural connectivity), although this is only one of the many uses of space that allow species to connect different...
October 30, 2019
Threats of endocrine-disrupting compounds and environmental pollutants to the marine biosphere: translating models to real life
A major challenge facing humanity and the ocean’s health is the degradation of marine environments due to the release and accumulation of a wide range of environmental toxicants, mainly of...
October 30, 2019
Emergent impacts on coastal areas:
Adding the role of light pollution to the management and protection of ocean commons
Marine coastal areas host highly productive ecosystems that are threatened by the high rate of urban development in these areas and associated stressors affecting ecosystem processes. An integrated...
October 30, 2019
Developing technology and methods for the precise investigation of marine animal forest 3D-structural complexity
A previous EuroMarine working group ANFORE noted how climate change and human pressure on marine environments are threatening a large number of species including those forming the “animal forests”. ...
October 30, 2019
Orienting Young Scientists of EuroMarine II
The support and development of early career researchers is critical, as the first years of scientists can be the most active and stressful but also the most important in terms of career establishment...
October 30, 2019
Global Sustainable Development Report 2019 Published
The Future is Now: Science for Achieving Sustainable Development
GSDR 2019
Following the international adoption of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2016, "The Future is Now: Science for Achieving Sustainable Development" (published 11 September 2019) reports...
November 7, 2019
EMODnet Biology Call for Data Grants
EMODnet Biology has announced a call for proposals to help increase the amount of data made available and to cover existing geographical, temporal and/or taxonomic data gaps. Successful proposals...
November 7, 2019
7th European Marine Board Forum: Big Data in Marine Science
The Forum is one of the European Marine Board's principle approaches for bridging the gap between science and policy. The event will bring together scientists from diverse backgrounds, including...
November 7, 2019
Postdoctoral offer in Physical Oceanography
Ifremer has announced it is seeking applicants for an 18-month postdoctoral position to join the Ocean and Climate team at the Laboratory of Physical and Spatial Oceanography (LOPS). This position...
November 7, 2019
Training Course: Qualitative Mathematical Modelling for Socio-Ecological Systems
As part of the MarCons COST action, the Institute of Marine Science (ICM-CSIC) has organised a course aimed at introducing qualitative mathematical modelling as a means to understand and predict the...
November 7, 2019
Launch event for new Navigating the Future V Policy Brief
The European Marine Board (EMB), along with co-organisers the European Bureau for Conservation and Development, have announced a launch event for their new policy brief "Navigating the Future V:...
November 7, 2019
Two postdoctoral positions in analytical chemistry, microbiology and molecular biology
The University of Gothenburg (Sweden) is offering two postdoctoral positions within its Marine Science department. The positions focus on different aspects of microbiology and molecular biology...
November 7, 2019
Genomics for a Blue Economy
Sustainability and Cutting-edge Technologies in Marine Natural Products Discovery
EuroMarine Member Organisation Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn (SZN) is hosting a workshop, "Genomics for a Blue Economy", aimed at identfying the current methods, challenges and future directions in...
November 7, 2019
Twelve postdoctoral positions in marine and ocean sciences
Ifremer (France) is offering twelve postdoctoral contracts for a period of 18 months to researchers proposing innovative projects that are consistent with the three main themes below: Protect and...
November 7, 2019
8th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces - reminder
The deadline for Early bird registration and early career researcher application to the 8th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces is 15 November 2019. The event will be held at...
November 7, 2019
Postdoctoral position supporting the identification of the priority areas for marine conservation in the Azores
This position aims at supporting the identification of the priority areas for marine conservation in the Azores. The main objectives of this position are: Bibliographic review of existing scientific...
November 7, 2019
6th European Conference on Scientific Diving
The 6th European Conference on Scientific Diving will be held in Freiberg (Germany) at the 22-25 of April 2020. The conference will be organized and conducted by the Scientific Diving Center of the...
November 7, 2019
Fifteen PhD positions in Hg science
The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action international project “Global Mercury Observation and Training Network in Support to the Minamata Convention” (GMOS-Train) is seeking early-stage researchers to join...
November 8, 2019
Vacancy: EMBRC Communication Officer
The European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC-ERIC) has announced they are seeking to hire a communication officer, who would be based at their headquarters at Sorbonne Université in Paris. ...
November 14, 2019
IIFET 2020 Galicia: Early abstract submissions now open
Early abstract submission is now open for the IIFET Biennial Conference, taking place in Vigo (Spain) 29 June - 3 July 2020. The deadline for early abstract submissions is 10 December 2019. The early...
November 18, 2019