Western Indian Ocean Early Career Scientists Network

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Webinar – Connecting to heal our oceans in the WIO Region

The Blue Economy Research Institute (BERI), University of Seychelles, the Western Indian Ocean Early Career Scientist Network (WIO ECSN) and  the Ocean Knowledge Action Network IPO are hosting a special...
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Call for Proposal – Storytelling in Science

The Blue Economy Research Institute (BERI), University of Seychelles, the Western Indian Ocean Early Career Scientist Network (WIO ECSN) and  the Ocean Knowledge Action Network IPO are hosting a special...
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African Conference on Priority Setting & Partnership Development for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

Join us at the African Conference on Priority Setting & Partnership Development for the Ocean Decade! The African Conference on Priority Setting & Partnership Development for the UN Decade of...
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MSc opportunity at Rhodes University

Investigate the population structure and gene flow and the movement patterns of dugong populations off the Mozambiquan coast, using a combination of molecular techniques and stable isotope analysis. This research...
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Early Career Visiting Professionals Program for 2022

The IORA Indian Ocean Blue Carbon Hub is pleased to announce applications for the Early Career Visiting Professionals Program for 2022 are now open. This is an opportunity for an...
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UCT/SAEON PhD and Post doc positions

A joint SAEON/UCT project, in collaboration with the University of Plymouth, UK, is looking to fill a postdoc and PhD position (both of three years duration). The project focusses on...
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We are delighted to announce the publication of our Network quarter contribution in WIOMSA December 2021 Newsbrief!

The WIOMSA Newsbrief contains several interesting stories from WIOMSA and partners for the September-December quarter. Here’s what is featured in the Newsbrief: WIO-ECSN at the WIOGEN Ocean Governance conference where...
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Call for application for floating university project “École bleu outremer, Cap sur l’Océan Indien”

An interdisciplinary, inter-professional and international floating university project named “École bleu outremer, Cap sur l’Océan Indien” A project fully in line with the main objectives of the UN Decade of...
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The WIO-ECSN attended the African Youth Summit

The African Youth summit was aimed at fostering ownership and stewardship of the global Marine Protected Areas agenda among African youth. Our youth network hosted a talk on “Building your...
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WIO-ECSN executive committee appointed Rachel Thoms co-opted board and shares news from the field from Damaris Kinyua

RACHEL THOMS, our co-opted member from the United States of America and an early career researcher in the ocean sciences. She works as a data scientist in the World Resources...
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WIO-ECSN at the African Marine Science week

Perhaps the African Marine Science week should form part of the Western Indian Ocean-Early Career Scientists Network’s (WIO-ECSN’s) annual calendar. WIO-ECSN certainly used this platform effectively to formally debut its...
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A message from WIO-ECSN members in training under the Nippon Foundation-POGO Centre of Excellence scholarship programme

Soondur Mouneshwar, vice-chair of WIO-ECSN, and Hellen Kizenga, a member of the network, have both been in Helgoland in Germany since the beginning of 2021 under the Nippon Foundation-POGO Centre...
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Early career scientists network’s outreach event in Zanzibar-Tanzania

An outreach event in Zanzibar-Tanzania introduced participants to WIOMSA and its different networks, including WIO-ECS Network. The event aimed to strengthen the capacity of early career scientists in the WIO...
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New Leadership Team to drive Early Career Scientists Network

The Early and Young Career Scientists Network (WIO-ECSN) is pleased to share tits activities in the first half of 2021 namely the election of its new leadership team. We are...
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Dr Jacqueline Uku: an inspirational story from the WIOMSA President

This is an inspirational story of Dr. Jacqueline Uku, a Senior Research Officer at the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute. She is also the current president of WIOMSA and...