Karen Alexander gearing up for Homeward Bound

CMS’ Dr Karen Alexander is one of two University of Tasmania researchers that have begun preparing for an Antarctic voyage of a lifetime with the Homeward Bound program. This initiative aims to boost the number of women in leadership positions in science. Karen will join IMAS student Justine Barrett on the…

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Emma Lee discusses indigenous fisheries

CMS researcher Emma Lee published an article in the Mercury on May 23rd (talking point – pages 14-15: http://www.themercury.com.au/news/opinion/talking-point-gradual-approach-takes-us-closer-to-a-considered-treaty/news-story/4c74cdc40f30d49683b8766243f06755). The article discusses the recent national convention of the Referendum Council’s First Nation Regional Dialogues held at Uluru and the implications for Tasmanian’s economic, cultural and environmental health – particularly for activities…

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ICES ASC 2017 and Marine socioecological systems

For anyone interested in modelling marine socio-ecological systems there is a great session on the topic planned for the ICES Annual Science Conference to be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, September 18-21. The deadline for submissions of abstracts is April 30th, so don’t miss out! To join a great group of researchers from 18…

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Centre for Marine Socioecology Show-Case

The Centre for Marine Socioecology would welcome your attendance at its inaugural Showcase Event on Wednesday December 7th from 10:30 – 16:30 at the IMAS Waterfront. The Centre for Marine Socioecology (CMS) is an initiative between the University of Tasmania, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division. It was officially opened…

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PhD student Rachel Kelly selected for international study program

PhD student Rachel Kelly from the Centre for Marine Socioecology has been selected as one of 25 participants in the prestigious Green Talents program, run by the German government. The program includes a two-week study trip to a number of research institutes across Germany, and received 750 applications. https://secure.utas.edu.au/staff/news/articles/phd-student-selected-for-international-study-program

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