New CMS Director

IMAS Professor Gretta Pecl has been announced as the new Director of the Centre for Marine Socioecology (CMS). CMS is a collaboration between the University of Tasmania and the CSIRO, with support from the Australian Antarctic Division. The unique Centre galvanises strengths across a wide range of disciplinary areas including…

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Marine plastic pollution posing a challenge for global ocean governance

CMS researcher Prof Marcus Haward published a new study in the prestigious journal Nature Communications on  Plastic pollution and ocean governance.         University of Tasmania Media and Communication article access here: http://www.media.utas.edu.au/general-news/all-news/marine-plastic-pollution-posing-a-challenge-for-global-ocean-governance Publication access here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-03104-3  

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CMS researchers and PhD students at international workshop on Global Transdisciplinary Ocean Research Partnership in Japan

In February, CMS members Beth Fulton, Marcus Haward, and PhD students Carla Sbrocchi and Richard Cottrell attended the inaugural meeting of an exciting new research group at the University of Tokyo. The Global Transdisciplinary Ocean Research Partnership (GTORP) aims to provide capacity building opportunities for early-career scientists from across Asia…

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Indigenous Fisheries Workshop – 21st February 2018 – Lufra Hotel, Eaglehawk Neck

The Centre for Marine Socioecology’s Indigenous researcher, Dr Emma Lee, will be holding an Indigenous Fisheries Workshop on the 21st February 2018 at the Lufra Hotel, Eaglehawk Neck. Dr Lee has drawn together Australian and Tasmanian Government representatives, local Tasmanian Aboriginal communities, researchers and industry for a day of information…

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South-east Australia Marine Climate Impacts and Adaptation symposium & workshop

South-east Australia Marine Climate Impacts and Adaptation symposium & workshop. When: Feb 20-21, 2018 Venue: CSIRO Marine Laboratories, Hobart IMAS, CSIRO, IMOS and the Centre for Marine Socioecology invite you the South-east Australia Marine Climate Impacts and Adaptation symposium & workshop. This mini-symposium will offer researchers a chance to meet…

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