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H2020 2018-2019 work programme announced
The Horizon 2020 2018-2019 work programme has been announced. The file can be found in full on the European Union website. Also, the Call for Proposals have been announced, and are either open or...
November 8, 2017
The Effects of Climate Change on the World's Oceans - Call for abstracts now open
The call for abstracts is now open for the 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World's Oceans. There are 18 themed sessions that abstracts can be based on, all of...
November 8, 2017
International Meeting on Marine Research
The International Meeting on Marine Research 2018 (IMMR’18) will take place in Peniche, Portugal, from the 5-6 July 2018. IMMR’18 is an international congress planned to communicate novel scientific...
November 8, 2017
Assistant Researcher Role
CIIMAR are currently seeking a suitable candidate to fulfill the role of an Assistant Researcher in the framework of the NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000031, with reference MarInfo - Integrated Platform for...
November 8, 2017
Post-Doctoral Research Scientist (Data Analyst) – CoCliME Project
The Marine Institute (MI) is seeking a self-motivated, enthusiastic Post-Doctoral Researcher (PDR) Data Analyst to work on the Co-development of Climate Services for Adaptation to Changing Marine...
November 8, 2017
Post-Doctoral Research Scientist – WATexR (Climate JPI) Project
The Marine Institute, as partner in the WATexR Partnership, has been awarded funding through the ClimateJPI program ERA4CS which aims to boost the development of efficient Climate Services in Europe...
November 8, 2017
EMBRC-ERIC Financial Administration Officer
The European Marine Biological Research Centre (EMBRC) is currently looking for a highly motivated Financial Administration Officer (FAO) to join their team. The FAO will be concerned with the EMBRC-...
November 8, 2017
Call for nominations for the review panel to conduct the external element of the first review of IPBES
IPBES are requesting nominations for the review panel to conduct the external element of the first review of IPBES (Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services)....
November 8, 2017
General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean Fish Forum
The first General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) Fish Forum will take place in Rome from 10-14 December 2018. The conference, one of the first of its kind, will encompass many...
November 8, 2017
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...
November 7, 2017
Third EMBRIC Training Call
EMBRIC have recently announced their third training call, the aim of which is to provide organising parties of training opportunities an extra incentive and financial support to organise, host and...
November 6, 2017
Third EMBRIC Training Call
EMBRIC have recently announced their third training call, the aim of which is to provide organising parties of training opportunities an extra incentive and financial support to organise, host and...
November 6, 2017
Two postdoctoral positions in microbiology/molecular biology/analytical chemistry
Two postdoctoral positions have become available in the University of Gothenburg, both in the areas of microbiology, molecular biology and analytical chemistry.    The first position is part of a...
October 31, 2017
Euromarine Working Group on Marine Research Infrastructures
Note: This event is being rescheduled. The date is indicative and will be modified / confirmed soon. Call for candidates open - apply now View more information on the call and the application...
October 29, 2017
The marine animal forests of the world: Challenges, frontiers and the role of science in its management and conservation
Objectives The main aim of this Working Group will be providing the basis of knowhow and identify the gaps of knowledge in order to stimulate the conception of a European project which aims to...
October 29, 2017
Arctic Sea-Ice Change: Insights into near-future changes in Arctic sea-ice biogeochemistry and associated ecosystems
Objectives The overarching aims of this workshop are to: Summarize the existing knowledge of changes for a number of selected physical and biogeochemical variables and parameters, representative of...
October 29, 2017
Ecosystem changes associated with offshore wind farms: Bridging the gap between biogeochemical effects and its repercussions for ecosystem functioning and services

Objectives This workshop aims to address the current poor link between OWF- environment monitoring observations and the societal relevance by introducing the field of biodiversity – ecosystem...
October 29, 2017
Improving the visibility of ocean data from new technologies: A case study of high frequency flow cytometry
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: ( 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
IIFET 2018
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