Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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Request for Comments on the WIOMSA Adaptive Strategic Plan 2018 – 2023

The purpose of this post is to request WIOMSA members to provide comments and feedback on the attached draft WIOMSA Adaptive Strategic Plan 2018 – 2023. The document is also available here. The External Evaluation of the MASMA Programme conducted in 2016/2017, found that the WIOMSA Strategic Plan 2005-2020 has largely been achieved. Further, the...
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Call for proposals for establishment of ocean acidification observation and laboratory experiments: DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Deadlines for completion of online survey and submission of proposals have been extended. The deadline for the completion of online survey has been extended to 15 June 2018 and for the submission of full proposals to 30 June 2018. You can find more information on the call here.
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Cities and Coasts Project: Calls for research proposals and proposals to Support the Organization of Training Courses/Workshops

WIOMSA, with funding from the Government of Sweden, is implementing a four-year Cities and Coasts (C&C) Project (2018-2021), whose main objectives are to improve scientific knowledge and to stimulate research directed at underpinning effective and efficient responses by coastal cities to current and foreseeable challenges they face. Support will be given only to high quality,...
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MASMA Programme: Calls for research proposals and proposals to Support the Organization of Training Courses/Workshops & Publication of Books/Manuals

WIOMSA through the MASMA programme, is pleased to announce two calls: i) A call for research proposals. Grants of up to US$ 330 000 will be awarded to carry out research in the Western Indian Ocean region ii) A call for proposals to support organizations of training courses/workshops and Publications of books/manuals. The deadline for...
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Call for proposals for establishment of ocean acidification observation and laboratory experiments

WIOMSA in partnership with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO), the IAEA Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC) and the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON), is calling for proposals for establishing ocean acidification observation systems in the field, investigating biological response to ocean acidification stress using experimental set-ups in the laboratory, or a...
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Call for Expression of Interest to host the Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium in 2019

WIOMSA is inviting expressions of interest to host the Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium from all the countries in the region including those that have hosted the Symposiums before. The Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium will be held in the second half of 2019, preferably in October or November 2019. Expressions of Interest should be submitted to...
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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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