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Job Opportunity: WIOMSA Executive Secretary

WIOMSA seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position of Executive Secretary. The Executive Secretary is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Association, and coordinates and plans the Association’s strategic activities and programming to ensure that human, financial and technical resources are in place to carry out the Association’s mandate. The...
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Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program: Call for Proposals 2019 is out now!!!

WIOMSA is inviting submission of proposals for its Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program for 2019. 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. Please note that, applications...
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Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: First Announcement and Call for Abstracts

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), the University of Mauritius, and the Nairobi Convention are pleased to announce the 11th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium to be held in Mauritius from 1-6 July 2019. The week is divided into the following: 1th – 4th July 2019 – The main part of the Symposium. This component...
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WIOMSA Annual Report 2017 is Out!

We are pleased to announce the release of the WIOMSA Annual Report for 2017. The report highlights a myriad of projects and activities undertaken in 2017 on several fronts including science to policy initiatives, partnerships, capacity development and research. Activities of special note in 2017 were WIOMSA’s participation in the Ocean Conference, the development of...
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Open call for institutions to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes in the WIO Region: DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for submission of proposals to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes from institutions in the WIO region has been extended until 17 October, 2018. Download the full announcement.
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The latest issue of the WIO Journal of Marine Science is out!

Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its first regular issue of 2018, Volume 17 (1). The Issue contains nine articles, which could be viewed and downloaded from https://www.ajol.info/index.php/wiojms.
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Open call for institutions to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes in the WIO Region

WIOMSA in partnership with the African Marine Waste Network (AMWN), is calling for proposals to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes from institutions in the WIO region. Deadline for submission of proposals: 12 October 2018. For more details, download the full announcement.
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Are you a woman in marine sciences from the Western Indian Ocean region? DEADLINE EXTENDED!/Êtes-vous une femme travaillant dans les sciences marines dans la région de l’Océan Indien? Prolongation de la date limite!

English Are you a woman in marine sciences from the Western Indian Ocean region? We’d like to hear from you! In October 2017, WIOMSA, the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, launched a Network of Women in Marine Sciences to provide women in marine sciences with a platform to share experiences, challenges and solutions, celebrate...
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Regional Workshop on ‘Marine Organisms Response to Climate Change Effects – Adaptation or Extinction?’: Call for applications: DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!

The deadline for submission of applications to attend the Regional Workshop on ‘Marine Organisms Response to Climate Change Effects – Adaptation or Extinction?’ has been extended until 31 August, 2018. Download the full announcement.
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