Education and Outreach

SCOR Visiting Scholars programme

The idea of this program is to regularly send ocean scientists interested in short-term visits to developing countries. The program is a partnership, with the host institution providing local accommodation and SCOR finding resources to pay for airfares and other local expenses, as necessary. The participating scientists donate their time.

Further details

InterRidge Fellow 2015

The InterRidge Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme continues to play an important role in the careers of early career ocean scientists. There was a high number of proposals submitted again this year and we awarded three InterRidge-funded Fellowships, together with one Fellowship for students from developing countries, supported by the ISA Endowment Fund.

The recipients of this year's InterRidge Fellowship is:

Jotautas Baronas

Call for 11 PhD Stipends for studies of the North Atlantic Ocean

The Research School HOSST-TOSST is seeking 11 PhD students based in Kiel, Germany and 11 PhD students based in Halifax, Canada. 

Call for applications- Master Program in Marine Ecosystem based Management and Climate Change at NTU, Viet Nam

 Nha Trang University is calling for applications for the second cohort, Master's program in Marine Ecosystem Management and Climate Change. Further information on program anouncement, and application form is on the NORHED website: http://norhed.ntu.edu.vn/training/ms.

InterRidge Student and Postdoctoral Fellowships - Call for proposals 2015

Call for proposals InterRidge Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2015
http://www.interridge.org/fellowship
All application materials are to be submitted electronically to the InterRidge Coordinator (interridge@gmail.com;coordinator@interridge.org) by 31 March 2015

InterRidge fellow 2014

The InterRidge Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme continues to play an important role in the careers of early career ocean scientists. There was a high number of proposals submitted again this year and we awarded three InterRidge-funded Fellowships, together with one Fellowship for students from developing countries, supported by the ISA Endowment Fund.

The recipients of this year's InterRidge Fellowships are:

Emily Fallon, Sun Jin, Michele Paulatto, Matthew Hodgkinson

Announcement for the ClimEco4 summer school

The focus will be Delineating the issues of climate change and impacts to marine ecosystems: Bridging the gap between research, assessment, policy and management.

 

If you are a student or early-career researcher interested in the impact of global change on marine ecosystems and the human populations that depend on them, then this is the summer school for you!

ClimEco4 will provide the opportunity to learn about:

  • Climate pressures on marine systems from a bio-physical and human perspective
  • Modelling complex systems
  • Data access and analysis Indicators - how they can be used to evaluate marine ecosystems, how to construct them (for process/observation scientists), how to use them (modellers from natural and social sciences), and how to  combine them for policy and decision-making.

Daily hands on sessions will allow you to work with databases (bring your own if you have one), indicators and models, applying the concepts covered in the lectures.

Additional information can be found on the summer school website, including how to apply (before 15 March 2014) – go to: http://www.imber.info/index.php/Early-Career/IMBER-Summer-Schools/ClimEco4-August-2014-Shanghai-China

Marine Conservation Summer Institute

source: http://nicholas.duke.edu/marinelab/programs/mcsi

The Marine Conservation Summer Institute will immerse students in the world of marine conservation biology and policy, giving them a set of basic tools for addressing and understanding issues of conserving marine biodiversity in the context of 21st Century society and the ‘anthropocene’ epoch. The Institute is set in the vibrant educational and research setting of the Duke University Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, North Carolina.

The five-week course consists of three weeks of plenary lectures, field trips and activities, and two intensive week-long modules intertwined in weeks two and four and led by experts in the field. Plenary weeks and modules will be focused on hands-on, team-based, experiential learning with meaningful faculty-student engagement that are hallmarks of the educational environment at the Marine Laboratory. Students will be in the field and at the discussion table, learning the basic tools of conservation biology and policy in the plenary weeks and delving deeply into special topics with experts during the module weeks.

Modules for 2014 are:
1) Deep Sea Conservation (Van Dover) & International Oceans Law (Kraska)
2) Conservation of Marine Mammals & Sea Turtles (Read) & Domestic Oceans Law (Roady)

Learning Objectives

  • Apply fundamental concepts of conservation biology and policy
  • Appreciate threats to biodiversity and strategies to preserve it
  • Analyze key concepts of social science and law involved in conservation

Skill Sets

  • Effecting change, understanding process
  • Mechanics of policy development
  • Organizational behavior and misbehavior
  • Negotiation dynamics
  • Understand roles and parameters

2014 Themes

  • Human Dimensions and the Marine Environment
  • Deep-Sea Conservation & International Ocean Governance
  • Invasive Species
  • Marine Vertebrate Conservation & US Oceans Law 

Call for proposals: InterRidge Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2014

Call for proposals:

InterRidge Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2014

http://www.interridge.org/fellowship/2014

All application materials are to be submitted electronically to the InterRidge Coordinator (interridge@gmail.com;coordinator@interridge.org) by 31 March 2014

InterRidge Student and Postdoctoral Fellowships - Call for proposals 2014

Call for proposals:

InterRidge Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2014
http://www.interridge.org/fellowship
All application materials are to be submitted electronically to the InterRidge Coordinator (interridge@gmail.com;coordinator@interridge.org) by 31 March 2014