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Other training opportunities

PhD Position at GEOMAR

The Helmholtz-Centre of Ocean Research (GEOMAR) is one of the leading institutes in marine research in Germany. Its major goal is fundamental and applied research in all areas of marine sciences. The GEOMAR, division of Marine Ecology is offering a PhD-candidate position In the field Nutritional ecology of zooplankton and fish larvae in aquaculture in the research unit Experimental Ecology – Food Webs

Travel funds for young scientists to attend ICES Annual Science Conference

Limited funding to support travel to the 2012 ICES Annual Science Conference is available to encourage participation by researchers from U.S. academic institutions. Strong preference will be given to scientists within 7 years of receipt of the PhD who are first-time ICES participants. Potential participants should submit abstracts for oral presentations or posters in one of the 18 theme sessions listed in the attachment.

Experimental Design & Data Analysis Course for PhD Students, Göteborg

This graduate–level course provides participants with advanced skills and hands-on training in the design of sampling programs and experiments in marine systems, and subsequent statistical and graphical analysis of results. The course will comprise both lectures and practical/workshop sessions, giving participants the opportunity to apply the principles learned to marine datasets using commonly available statistical software. Please see the attachment below for details.

PhD Programme in Science and Management of Climate Change, Venice

The PhD Programme in Science and Management of Climate Change is jointly organized by the Ca' Foscari University of Venice and the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (CMCC), an integrated, multi-disciplinary frontier research center for understanding, controlling and adapting to Climate Change.

ICES Training Courses

ICES (The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea) coordinates and promotes marine research on oceanography, the marine environment, the marine ecosystem, and on living marine resources in the North Atlantic. Members of the ICES community now include all coastal states bordering the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea. ICES cooperates with organizations and institutes on an international scale.


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