MarBEF: Last call for MarBEF funding of European students enrolling in the EMBC Master course Posted on 09 April 2009 14:54:41 (7827 reads)
MarBEF institutes can at the end of the MarBEF NoE award a study grant to a European student enrolling the Erasmus Mundus Master Course Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (EMBC). This course is considered as one of the outcomes of the MarBEF network.
MarBEF: Call for thesis subject proposals - Erasmus Mundus Master of science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (EMBC) Posted on 21 November 2008 10:13:34 (1409 reads)
The EMBC management board is happy to announce that the first cohort of 32 EMBC students started last October. This group of students originate from 22 countries. In order to complete their master successfully, all students must write a thesis in the field of Marine Biodiversity and Conservation.
MarBEF: Applications Master of science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (EMBC) are open Posted on 18 November 2008 15:16:27 (2486 reads)
The Erasmus Mundus Master of science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation
(EMBC) has recently started the applications for the academic year 2009-2010. Students who have interest in this course, can fill in an application file on the EMBC website (http://embc.marbef.org) by 31 december 2008.
MarBEF: Registrations are open for the new European MSc in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation Posted on 22 November 2007 14:51:20 (3288 reads)
Both European and non-European students can now register for the Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (EMBC). There are also grants for visiting academic scholars (non-EU).
MarBEF: In memory of John S. Gray Posted on 24 October 2007 17:15:19 (3804 reads)
Professor John Gray passed away on Sunday 21st of October at the age of 66. John was a leading benthic ecologist and was instrumental in moving benthic ecology and studies of pollution from observation to hypothesis testing.
MarBEF: The blue-book: An ocean of opportunity: Commission proposes Integrated Maritime Policy for the EU Posted on 11 October 2007 14:18:55 (3134 reads)
Yesterday, the Commission adopted a Communication setting out its vision for an Integrated Maritime Policy for the EU, together with a detailed action plan setting out an ambitious work programme for the years ahead.
MarBEF: MarBEF's response to the Green Paper on a Future Maritime Policy for the European Union Posted on 25 June 2007 14:12:41 (3196 reads)
MarBEF welcomes the vision of the Green Paper to “look at the oceans and seas based on sound knowledge of how they work and how the sustainability of their environment and ecosystems may be preserved”.
MarBEF: On 22 June, marine scientists will gather in Aberdeen to express their priorities to a European Maritime Policy Posted on 07 June 2007 12:58:58 (2837 reads)
The EurOCEAN 2007, which will take place on Friday 22 June 2007, is a major opportunity for the scientific community to contribute to the debate on a future maritime policy for the European Union, and formulate a maritime vision.
MarBEF: Green light for joint MarBEF-EDIT activities Posted on 22 May 2007 10:27:17 (2988 reads)
During the MarBEF General Assembly held last week in Gdansk an All Taxa Biodiversity Inventories + Monitoring (ATBI+Ms) project was proposed as a joint action between the MarBEF ("Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning") and EDIT ("European Distributed Institute for Taxonomy") Networks of Excellence.
MarBEF: MarBEF Open Science and General Assembly meeting; call for posters Posted on 29 March 2007 10:11:56 (1429 reads)
The General Assembly meeting of MarBEF will focus on the results obtained by the consortium so far. Poster sessions are planned on Monday and Tuesday. These sessions will provide a good opportunity to show the results and highlights of project(s) relevant to the MarBEF community and the EC.
MarBEF: Importance of Biodiversity now also declared by G8 Posted on 22 March 2007 17:42:32 (3252 reads)
Also at high policy level the importance of biodiversity is recognised. At the latest G8 Environment Ministers Meeting in Potsdam, 15-17 March 2007, the Ministers have adopted a declaration emphasizing the role of Biodiversity.
MarBEF: Last call for those interested in attending a Science Communications Course. Posted on 16 February 2007 15:12:19 (953 reads)
A two day training course covering communication in a broad range of contexts, from writing popular articles and giving broadcast media interviews to preparing [public] lectures and using new media such as blogging and podcasting is to be orgainised in the coming months. This course may be of particularly interest to those who have put their name forward as a media contact for their RMP. Anyone who is interested in attending such a course can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I will be arranging a date in the next few weeks.
MarBEF: MarBEF questionnaire to identify marine biodiversity related SMEs Posted on 15 February 2007 14:46:35 (3228 reads)
MarBEF is committed to increasing SMEs end users' awareness of biodiversity, and their use of biodiversity in broad terms in their activities. But as a first step we need to identify who the marine biodiversity related SMEs in Europe are. We are therefore sending out a questionnaire to all MarBEF partners.