Other training opportunities

Glider School 6-11 Nov 2017, PLOCAN (Spain)

PLOCAN is an initiative committed with both its adjoining socioeconomic environment and the international excellence in science and technology. The objective is to train them in theoretical and practical abilities and skills concerning underwater vehicles, as gliders. Registration for the school is now open. Two different fee prices are available, based on whether the applicant is a student or not. Upon the cessation of applications, a selection process will immediately get underway. The event is limited to 15 attendees.

Marine Science Postdoc Fellowships at the LabexMER Laboratories, France

In order to be eligible, applicants must have received their doctoral degree within the past 3 years at the closing date of the call. This condition of 3 years maximum after the thesis is considered either from the defense date or the graduation date (most advantageous case) and can be extended in special cases (maternity, illness ...). Applicants showing more than 3 years after thesis (maximum 3 years + 6 months) will be considered if they can provide a support letter from one member of the LabexMER Scientific Committee.

Free online course from EUMETSAT: Monitoring the Oceans from Space

Date TBA. Register interest here.

NSF Advanced Training Program in Antarctica for Early-Career Scientists: Biological Adaptations to Climate Change

The United States National Science Foundation (NSF) will sponsor the 11th Antarctic Biology Training Program (for early career scientists) at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, in January 2018. The program is a collaboration between the University of San Francisco and the University of Southern California; and has a proven record of introducing participants to Antarctic science under realistic field conditions, and providing opportunities to understand and appreciate the complexities and logistical challenges of undertaking science in Antarctica.

Training Course on Zooplankton Identification, 4-8 September, Nauvo (Finland)

The Archipelago Research Institute's field station Seili, Finland, will this year host a training course on zooplankton identification. The Institute provides long-term monitoring data e.g. on hydrography, zooplankton and Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras), and strong scientific expertise on long-term environmental monitoring and modeling decadal datasets. The training course is specifically designed to benefit undergraduates, post-graduate students, early-career researchers, professionals and educators, having coastal or marine related responsibilities, functions or interests.


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