Current Vacancies on Challenger Council
We are looking for volunteers to fill Challenger Society Council role of Publications and Website Portfolio. The roles and responsibilities are detailed below.
The Challenger Society is working towards being a fully equitable and inclusive organisation (see https://www.challenger-society.org.uk/EDI_Statement). The Society encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented and/or diverse backgrounds. Those in the early stages of their career are encouraged to apply for the roles. The Challenger Society definition of ECR can be found here (https://www.challenger-society.org.uk/ecr_definition) but please note that those in non-research focused roles are also encouraged to apply.
Publications and Website Portfolio
The Challenger Society for Marine Science Council is searching for a new Publications and Website Portfolio Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Challenger Society council, which is a great way to expand your network and raise your profile within the Challenger marine science community. The responsibilities within the role are as follows:
• Update webpages and liaise with co-opted Website Development Lead
• Upload and circulate Challenger Society publications and news items (Ocean Challenge and Challenger Wave)
• Upload travel and stepping stones reports
• Circulate communications to members via our mailing lists
The role will require approximately 1 hour during an average week. Full training will be provided and no specialist knowledge is required for the website or mailing list. If you have any questions regarding the role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The oceans, the blue economy and implications for climate change event
The oceans, the blue economy and implications for climate change
Date: 29 November 2023, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Speaker: Rupert Howes, Joanna Post, Dr John Siddorn, Dr Siva Thambisetty, Professor Elizabeth Robinson, Dr Darian McBain
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, Cheng Kin Ku Building, LSE Campus and online
Many conversations about sustainability and climate-change focus on activities on land – the green part of our planet. This misses a vital part of the puzzle, the role that our oceans play.
Ocean and Coastal Futures - Bursary
As part of our commitment to encouraging and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, Ocean and Coastal Futures is launching its first Coastal Futures Bursary in partnership with Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. This opportunity is open for young people aged 18 to 30 years old, who are currently underrepresented in the marine and coastal sector and face financial barriers to attending. Individuals do not have to be working or studying in the sector currently but must reside in the UK.
CLASS Modelling Workshop 2024
The CLASS Programme is hosting a Modelling Workshop in early 2024. This is aimed at UK participants only. Event details and criteria to sign up are available here.