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Not staying at Churchill, but want to join for dinner?

IGS 2015 - Published by Elaina Ford

Part of the reason for booking evening meals at Churchill and including them with accommodation was to encourage people to stay together and network in the evenings. (To date around 2/3 are staying at Chruchill) If you are staying elsewhere rather than in the college, but wish to stay with the group for dinner, these can ...more

Still need accommodation?

IGS 2015 - Published by Elaina Ford

If you haven't yet booked your accommodation, it's not too late to do so at Churchill (very few options left elsewhere in the city). If you have already registered but would like to add accommodation on, please email igsoc@igsoc.org - they can arrange this directly for ...more

Issue with registration site

IGS 2015 - Published by Elaina Ford

If you haven't yet registered but are trying to, you'll see there's a problem with the IGS registration site. They are trying hard to get the contractors to fix this, but it seems to be taking considerable time. We will push back the late surcharge date because of these issues. Apologies for the ...more

Poster printing facilities

IGS 2015 - Published by Elaina Ford

Poster Printing: If you don't wish to carry your poster with you and would rather print it out in town, the nearest option is AVMG, a University print service (open to all) - you can email your poster in advance and collect. £30 for A0 (landscape!) simple paper. Email avmg@hermes.cam.ac.uk (please arrange everything directly with them). Address: AVMG, Department of PDN, Anatomy building, ...more

CACHE Masterclass - Shellfish Aquaculture and Science Communication

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

Kati Michalek gives an insight into the recent jam packed masterclass for the CACHE researchers: The class of 2015!   "We proudly present our second CACHE masterclass entitled 'Shellfish Aquaculture', which took place from the 6th to the 8th of July at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), Oban Scotland. The course included lectures as well ...more

UK Arctic Science Conference: Abstract submission deadline extended to 31st July 2015

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The UK Arctic Science Conference will be held at the University of Sheffield, 16th to 18th September 2015.  We would like to inform you that the deadline for the submission of abstracts has now been extended to Friday 31st July.  To register for the Conference and submit an abstract, please go to: https://secure.antarctica.ac.uk/conference/ukarctic2015/ As part ...more

Job vacancy - Head, Arctic Office

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The NERC Arctic Office is funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and hosted at British Antarctic Survey (BAS) in Cambridge. It is tasked with supporting and helping to coordinate research and logistical activities in the Arctic by the UK Arctic science community. It incorporates the management of the UK Arctic Research Station at ...more

Introducing a new CACHE researcher, David Vendrami

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

CACHE is pleased to introduce David Vendrami, a new Early Stage Researcher (ESR) who has been recruited to the  project. David will be researching ‘Quantification of natural variation in shell thickness and production across a latitudinal gradient and relation to environmental parameters and the underlying population genetics’. David is originally from Italy and will be conducting ...more

Clarence and Clemmie and more wet science!

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

Well, we are really getting into this science lark! This time we got to go out with the dive team. This is us in the front of the boat (not a bad trip to work; beats waiting for a bus!). The UK is one of the few countries to run an all year round dive ...more

Poster board sizes

IGS 2015 - Published by Elaina Ford

If you are bringing a poster the size of the boards are 4 feet wide by 3 feet high - or 1.22m wide by 0.91m high. These will therefore hold A0 LANDSCAPE only - or A1 ...more