Early Career Researcher Network


The Challenger Society’s Early Career Researcher Network is open to anyone who self identifies as an early career researcher in the marine sciences. We welcome undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs and faculty members, as well as project managers and other commercial sector associates within the marine sciences.

The aims of the network are:

1.  to link with fellow Early Career Researchers and share expertise, news and opportunities

2.  to link with other networks in the UK and internationally

3.  to benefit from the Challenger Society framework and events to foster collaboration among groups and with senior researchers

4.  to foster and support diversity at all levels of marine science

The Challenger Society for Marine Sciences recognises that Early Career Researchers (ECRs) have a critical role in the advancement of ocean sciences and sponsors events and activities to support them. If you are interested in joining the network or for more information, do not hesitate to get in touch with the ECR Network Coordinator, Alejandra Sanchez-Franks, at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton (alsf@noc.ac.uk).

Join our network today to stay tuned on the latest news and opportunities for ECRs, shaping the future of marine sciences in the UK.



Latest News

New edition of Ocean Challenge is available for download

We are very pleased to announce that the new edition of Ocean Challenge V22 No.2 is available for download. 


(18/4/2018)

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Sea Level SIG Meeting - Registration/Abstract submission open

2nd-4th July 2018 the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level will be hosting an international conference on sea-level at NOC and the University of Liverpool. We're already receiving abstracts for speakers and posters, so make sure you submit yours soon - abstract deadline is the 30th March. 

http://conference.noc.ac.uk/sea-level-futures-2018

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Seeking Expressions Of Interest for position of Honorary Secretary on the Challenger Council

We seek lively and engaging scientists, from academia or industry, enthusiastic about supporting career development for our colleagues and helping to shape and manage the future of one of oldest and foremost Marine Science Societies in the world. We have three Council positions available including Honorary Secretary. See http://challenger-society.org.uk/join_council for more information.

(30/01/2018)

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