The Biennial Challenger Conference - Liverpool 2016.
The biennial Challenger Conference attracts over 300 leading UK marine scientists and science managers. As well as showcasing cutting edge marine science and technology, the conference is noted for its training of young scientists and networking events, including a series of keynote and guest lectures from eminent speakers. The conference was held jointly by the University of Liverpool, John Moores University and NOC, Monday 5th to Thursday 8th September 2016.
Report on Impacts of Covid-19
Summary Report on the Impacts of Covid-19 available from the NOCA AGM
Cancellation of 2020/21 Challenger Conference
Sadly, the postponed 2020 Challenger Conference to be hosted at SAMs from 6th September 2021 has also been cancelled.
New Seagoing Bursary for Students and Early Career Scientists
NOC has received funding from West P&I to deliver a seagoing bursary to enable students and early career scientists, including from developing countries, to experience sea-going science.