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Event 2011, 8-9 September 2011, Faro, Portugal
Annual Event 2011 of the European Thematic Network in the field of
aquaculture, fisheries and aquatic resource management will be held on
the 8th and 9th September 2011 and will take place in Faro, Portugal.
There will be several side events on the day before (7th September) such
as a workshop "Innovative teaching tools - Creating content for
learning environments", and the
in cooperation with Aqua-tnet and the
European Aquaculture Technology Platform
(EATiP), on Microbial
Management in Fish & Shellfish Larviculture.
All Aqua-tnet members and stakeholders are invited to attend this important event to find out about the activities and results of the project and debate the hot topics in Education and Training. For further information please contact Marieke Reuver at email@example.com or visit the website www.aquatnet.com for updates.
events, 7 September 2011, Faro Portugal
to the Aqua-tnet Annual Event 2011 there will be several side events
such as a workshop "Innovative teaching tools - Creating content for
learning environments", and the
in cooperation with Aqua-tnet and the European Aquaculture Technology
Platform (EATiP), on
Microbial Management in Fish & Shellfish Larviculture.
All Aqua-tnet members and stakeholders are invited to attend these events. For further information please contact Marieke Reuver at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website www.aquatnet.com for updates.
Aqualabs 3rd partner meeting, 8-9 June 2011, Dublin, Ireland
3rd Vocational Aqualabs project partner meeting will take place in
Dublin, Ireland on the 8th and 9th June 2011. The project is funded by
the EU Lifelong Learning Programme. The partnership recently carried out
a needs analysis in relation to generic skills in aquaculture research
and will use these results to develop pilot courses. The 3rd meeting
will focus on the development of the courses and the locations for the
Download the analysis (WP2: Report on analysis of surveying, including recommendations for industry training and policy related to generic skills) from the project website www.aqualabs.eu or for a summary of the analysis (8 pages) click here.
Marine Genomics 4
Users project meeting, 16-17 June 2011, Barcelona, Spain
EU-funded Support Action Marine Genomics 4 Users (MG4U) will hold their
next project meeting in Barcelona on 16-17 June, to discuss the
preliminary results coming out of the knowledge analysis of European and
national marine genomics projects. External policy and industry experts
are invited to give input on potential gaps in knowledge outputs and to
give advice on best practice knowledge transfer.
Currently, project coordinators of marine genomics related national or FP6 and FP7 projects are being invited to respond to a dedicated e-mail helping the project in its aim to maximise the exploitation of results from recent and on-going projects in marine genomics and to allow fast and efficient knowledge transfer to end-users.
For more information please contact Marieke Reuver at email@example.com
Aqua-RET 2: Free Strategic Planning Course for the marine renewables sector, 21 June 2011, Brussels, Belgium
Aqua-RET 2 consortium are offering the opportunity to attend a newly
developed Strategic Planning Course developed by the Aqua-RET consortium
which will be held as a side event to the Ocean Energy 2011 Conference
(22nd-23rd June) in Brussels. The course will take place on the 21st
June from 13:00-17:00pm in room D in The International Auditorium, rue
du Roi Albert II, 1210, Brussels, Belgium
Map. The course will be followed by a networking reception from
17:00-18:30pm. The Strategic Planning Course is one of a series of new
face-2-face courses being developed by the Aqua-RET consortium. The
target audience of this course includes Government, Regulators,
Utilities, Project and Technology Developers and Communities involved in
regional strategic planning for marine renewable sectors. Topics covered
The course will be 4
hours in duration and there will be a maximum of 30 places.
Participation is free and registrations will be accepted on a first come
basis so register immediately if you are interested. Each participate
will also receive a free training manual.
Click here to register.
The Strategic Planning Course is one of a series of new face-2-face courses being developed by the Aqua-RET consortium. The target audience of this course includes Government, Regulators, Utilities, Project and Technology Developers and Communities involved in regional strategic planning for marine renewable sectors. We would be very grateful if you could also bring this email to the attention of your colleagues who may also be interested in attending. For more information please contact Olivia Daly (Project Officer) firstname.lastname@example.org
MarineTT showcase – Unlocking Marine Knowledge, 7 June 2011, Brussels, Belgium
EU funded support action MarineTT organises a showcase in Brussels next
week (Tuesday 7th June) to provide an overview of the MarineTT project
and the innovative approach the project has taken to identify and
analyse knowledge outputs from FP6 and FP7 funded projects in the marine
domain. MarineTT – European Marine Research Knowledge Transfer and
Uptake of Results – is an FP7 support action unlocking the potential of
previously EC funded research activities in a new, innovative way.
MarineTT is expected to make a real contribution to improved access to European marine research results for industry, policy, science and society at large. MarineTT is coordinated by AquaTT, with EurOcean as a project partner. The Showcase will also act as a forum for key individuals at European level to provide the project with feedback and insight, raising awareness at the same time.
Please CLICK HERE for the project leaflet for further details (PDF).
COEXIST partner meeting, 7-9 June 2011, Lisbon, Portugal
COEXIST project, supported by the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7),
addressing the sustainable use of Europe’s coastal zones, will hold its
next project partner meeting in Lisbon on 7-9 June 2011. COEXIST will
develop a roadmap for integration of aquaculture and fisheries in the
European coastal zone. For this, several case studies will be undertaken
in several different maritime regions, demonstrating conditions and
combinations of activities of European coastal areas of particular
importance for aquaculture and coastal fisheries.
The 3rd COEXIST meeting will focus on the analysis of the project preliminary results after the first year of implementation. Also, the next steps to achieve the COEXIST project expected results will be discussed. The first day of the meeting will be an open day where several organisations and stakeholders will be invited to participate and discuss the first project results.
For more information, please check the project website on www.coexistproject.eu or contact Emma Bello Gomez at email@example.com
Project call for
European Institutes for Advanced Study Fellowship Programme applications
The EU-funded European
Institutes for Advanced Study Fellowship Programme has issued a call for
fellowship applications. The programme is an international researcher
mobility programme launched with the support of the EC (Cofund actions).
It offers 10-month residencies in one of 14 institutes in Berlin,
Bologna, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cambridge, Helsinki, Jerusalem,
Lyons, Nantes, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna and Wassenaar. For more
information please visit
Positive results from Scotland's first marine reserve
In the United Kingdom,
Scotland's first fully protected marine reserve is already home to
several species of algae known to promote biodiversity as well as
commercially valuable scallops, according to new European research. To
read the full article please visit
EUROFLEETS Ship-based Training for PhD Students of Marine Related
Sciences on Practical skills in oceanography: equipment and data
processing, July 2011, Tallinn, Estonia
A ship-based training
course in oceanography, organized by the EUROFLEETS project, Doctoral
School of Earth Sciences and Ecology, and Marine Systems Institute at
Tallinn University of Technology, will be held in Tallinn, Estonia in
July 6-10, 2011 onboard the research vessel SALME. For more information
on the course please visit
New version of the European Atlas of the Seas now online!
A new and improved
version of the European Atlas of the Seas is now available. It includes
24 new maps, hundreds of updates and improvements. New maps include:
Transnational Cooperation Programme 2007-2013
For the latest
newsletter (May 2011) visit
Feed the Future research strategy
Feed the Future (FtF) are conducting an e-consultation as part of the entire consultation process on USAID’s Feed the Future research strategy and welcome your participation. The e-consultation is a platform through which most of the work will be done in determining the major research challenges and questions.
abstracts: 2011 2nd International Aquaculture Biosecurity Conference and
The 2011 IABC
(International Aquaculture Biosecurity Conference) and Workshop abstract
submission deadline has been extended to July 1. For more information
New short film
“Ocean acidification: Connecting science, industry, policy and public”
Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) announced the launch of a new short film “Ocean acidification: Connecting science, industry, policy and public”, at the International Ocean Acidification Reference User Group meeting in Brussels. To read the full article visit http://www.oceanacidification.org.uk/latest_news/powerful_short_film_launched.aspx and to view the film visit http://www.youtube.com/user/PMLAdministrator?feature=mheeBACK to top
MSc & PhD vacancies and student placements on
PISCES TT jobs is a valuable free tool for employers, employees &
students in the aquatic resources. Its service aims to foster an
efficient means by which to link job-seekers, students, graduates and
others seeking work and placements in the aquaculture, fisheries, and
related sciences sectors with companies and organisations seeking
qualified employees. Employers can post job vacancies (including
permanent, temporary job vacancies, MSc/PhD and student placement
positions) facilitating human resource development in the industry.
At the moment there are 6 new vacancies. If you are interested in viewing or posting a job vacancy please go to http://www.piscesttjobs.com/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe at http://www.piscesttjobs.com/feeds/ for live RSS updates of new job postings.
Students, are you
getting ready for the 2011 Innovation in Aquaculture Award?
2008, AQUATT along with AMC Ltd set up the Lindsay Laird award for the
most innovative poster (in English) submitted by a student. This event
takes place at the annual EAS International Conference, this year to be
held in Rhodes. Areas of research are deliberately set very wide, in
order to maximise opportunities for participation: environmental impact
in aquaculture, new candidate species, hatcheries/early life history,
stock production, fish diseases, new technologies and genetics/genomics.
So far, three hard-working students have benefited (you will hear more
about them nearer the event). AQUATT is now on the search for the 2011
entries for this prestigious award. So let's break the record for
entries for 2011. See you in Rhodes!
The Lindsay Laird Award consists of a certificate and an award of a laptop (to the value of 500 euros) of the winner's choice. Entries submitted by students for the best student poster at the EAS annual conference in Rhodes are eligible.
The jury will be composed of an AQUATT representative, an academic representative (University of Crete) and a representative from the industrial sector (to be nominated later). The award will be presented by the EAS President.
Photo: Lindsay Laird Student Award 2010 winner Ms Dalila Serpa, from IPIMAR (Portugal) for her poster “Optimisation of stocking density and feed formulation in semi-intensive production systems: how it can minimise the environmental impacts of earth pond aquaculture”.
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