Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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Our latest Newsbrief is out now!

Have you read our latest Newbrief? it’s full of exciting news and information on range of topics including election of Board officials, Board’s decisions, the New MASMA Programme, different workshops held recently, summaries of MARG I reports, election of Country Coordinators and job advertisements.   You may access the online version HERE. If you have...
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Job Advertisement: Accountant at WIOMSA

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position of Accountant. The Accountant will be responsible for the accounting for all costs of operations, directly related to MASMA Programme and associated projects. In accordance with the Zanzibar’s labour laws, this position is open to Tanzanians...
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Job Opportunity: Cities and Coasts Project Manager

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position of Cities and Coasts Project Manager. The Manager will be responsible for the coordination, supervision, monitoring and implementation of all the activities related to a new WIOMSA’s Cities and Coasts Project. Applicants are requested to submit...
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Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program: Call for Proposals is now Open!!!

WIOMSA is calling for submission of proposals for its Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program. The MARG programme provides young and upcoming scientists with a reliable and flexible mechanism to turn their ideas into research projects and also offers opportunity for presentation of research results at various regional and international fora. What is new MASMA Programme?...
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Job Opportunity at WIOMSA: Communication and Engagement Coordinator

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position of Communication and Engagement Coordinator. The Communication and Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for all activities related to communication, dissemination, engagement, outreach and advocacy. Interested candidates should send CVs and page motivation as to how they...
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A new Agreement between Sida and WIOMSA Signed!

It´s official! Sida and WIOMSA have signed an agreement on the next 5 years of support to WIOMSA. The MASMA Programme “Generating the Scientific and Policy Relevant Knowledge for achieving SDG 14 and Facilitating Implementation of the Paris Agreement in the WIO Region” will run from 2018-2022. The agreement was signed by the Sida Senior...
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PEER Women in Science Mentorship: Call for Applications

The Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program is happy to announce a new initiative aimed at supporting the career development of women in science: the Women in Science Mentoring Program. This program is designed in response to established studies showing that women are underrepresented in higher education and academia, in part due to...
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Tim and Nyawira win the first Award for Conservation Excellence!

Timothy McClanahan and Nyawira Muthiga, founders of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s coral reef program, won the first Award for Conservation Excellence, or ACE. The award carries a cash prize of $100,000, as well as a $5,000 Cabela’s gift certificate. @Kimberly Fletcher   @Kimberly Fletcher Read the full article.    
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The WIOMSA Board of Trustees: Election of Leadership and Board Appointments

Dr. Jacqueline Uku has been elected by the WIOMSA Board of Trustees to continue serving as WIOMSA President. The board elected Dr. Ranjeet Bhagooli as Vice President and Prof. Yunus Mgaya as Treasurer. The officials were elected during the 38th meeting of the WIOMSA Board of Trustees that was held in Nairobi, Kenya on the...
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