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MOSAiC - Announcement of Opportunity

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

Proposals are invited under a new research programme which will provide the opportunity for participation in the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) initiative. This opportunity is in partnership with the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), and is expected to support up to six two-month berths on the MOSAiC ...more

Arctic Office Bulletin - July and August 2017

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The latest NERC Arctic Office bulletin is now available here. Included in this edition: news on the results of the MOSAiC initiative workshop; the deadline for registration for the UK Arctic Conference; further details of a new event to boost research engagement with Russia in the Arctic and details of some new funding ...more

Summary note from the MOSAiC Workshop: Opportunities, Funding and Next Steps

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The NERC Arctic Office hosted a full day workshop on MOSAIC, the International Arctic Drift Expedition on the 17th July at the Aurora Innovation Centre in Cambridge. MOSAiC is a year-round international expedition into the central Arctic Ocean to explore the Arctic climate system. It has been designed by a consortium under the umbrella of the ...more

UK Arctic Science Conference

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

Abstract submission is now closed. However it is still possible to register for the event. Please see the Arctic Conference webpage for further information, including the link to the registration page - https://www.arctic.ac.uk/research/uk-arctic-science-conference-2017/ ...more

CACHE PhD student awarded prize for poster

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

Xushuai Zhang attended the XI Congress of Iberian Association for Comparative Endocrinology was organised in Vigo, Spain on July13th-15th, 2017. The program included 3 plenary lectures, 5 state of the art lectures, 28 oral communications and 32 poster communications. Four awards were given for the best posters and talks (two for oral communications and two for posters). ...more

Career opportunities available at NIOZ - deadline 15 August

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

  The Royal NIOZ is the Dutch national institute for fundamental and applied marine sciences. The following posts are ...more

SLTB meeting Cambridge 19-20 Sept 2017

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

The Society for Low Temperature Biology meeting is being held from 19-20 September 2017 at Aurora Cambridge, British Antarctic Survey. SLTB_2017_first circular SLTB-2017_Abstract_ Template Registration Form SLTB Cambridge Audrey Smith application ...more

Forthcoming aquaculture events

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

Asia Pacific Aquaculture 2017 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – July 25-27 Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2017 is the place to learn about the latest in aquaculture, see the newest technology in the trade show with exhibits from around the world and enjoy the many tourist sights in Malaysia. APA 2017 will have a large exhibition featuring international companies ...more

Press release: New study reveals the hidden costs of large-scale commercial shipping in the Arctic

ICE-ARC - EU FP7 project website - Published by Elaina Ford

New research from Lancaster University Management School and economic research consultancy firm Ecorys finds increased commercial shipping in Arctic waters triggered by climate change risks trillions of dollars in environmental costs over the next two centuries – with Africa and South Asia bearing the brunt. Climate change has contributed to a rapid retreat of Arctic sea ...more

CACHE-ITN to co-chair a session at the SEB Annual Meeting

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

CACHE-ITN are co-chairing a session at the SEB Annual Meeting in Gothenburg on Thursday 6 July A4: Challenges in the Anthropocene: acid-base/ion regulation and calcification in aquatic invertebrates One of the biggest scientific challenges of the 21st Century is to understand and predict the impact of climate change on marine and freshwater (FW) life (e.g. ocean and FW ...more