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NERC UK Funding Opportunity: Global Challenges Research Fund: Building Resilience

As part of the GCRF, NERC, AHRC & ESRC invite proposals to address the challenge of Building Resilience in developing countries. 

 

Call for expert reviews of IPBES draft documents

As part of the open, transparent and collaborative process in the development of IPBES assessment reports, the external First Order Draft review by experts of the IPBES thematic assessment on land degradation and restoration (Deliverable 3bi) and of the four regional assessments (Africa, Asia Pacific, Americas, and Europe and Central Asia) on biodiversity and ecosystem services (Deliverable 2b) will run until 11 July 2016.

Call for proposals: DOC2AMU doctoral programme, Aix-Marseille University, France - deadline 24 June 2016

Opening of the first call for applications to Aix-Marseille University’s COFUND DOC2AMU international doctoral programme. 

The program is targeted to promote international exchange: candidates are eligible if they have not resided or carried out their main activity in France for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the date of application.


Applications for doctoral projects in the following disciplines will be considered: Climate change; Imaging; Nano-Health; Big data; Network; Globalization;

 

World Oceans Day is June 8th

Organized by The Ocean Project, this day of worldwide celebration of the Ocean, first established in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has grown significantly since its official recognition byt the UN in 2008.

Call for nominations for the new IMBER Scientific Steering Committee Members

Monday 23 May is the deadline to submit nominations for new IMBER Scientific Steering Committee members.
 
We are looking for people with expertise in the following areas:
marine sustainability science
marine policy/governance science
integrated modelling of social and marine ecological systems
biodiversity/adaptation science
communication (ocean literacy)
 
If you have any questions or wish to submit a nomination (for yourself or someone else), please write to: imber@imr.no

 

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