Current Vacancies on Challenger Council
We are very keen to hear from enthusuiastic scientists from the membership who might like to joint the council to help steer the Society and its activities. Your opportunity to make a difference!
- Membership Portfolio - we seek a member on council to supervise membership for the Society. The role involves maintaining a watching brief over the web-based database system which holds all of the Society's records and membership infomation. You would report to the council on all membership issues, and field queries from members from time to time.The database is hosted externally on a secure server and you would also liaise quite closely with the Honorary Secretary, Treasurer and web development team. You would also hold the post of Data Protection Officer for the Society.
- Special Interest Groups - as liaison member for the SIG organisations you will coordinate their activities and become the Council member responsible for dissemenation and reception of information. The Society supports their activities financially and you would coordinate these events through conference and non-conference years. Maintaining high engagement and activity for SIGs is an important part of the Society's work.
- Web Develepment - we seek a member to take on a more technical role on Council, maintaining the Web-based information system as the central point of information for the Society. The system is hosted by a Domain management company and you would work closely with them to ensure systems are working fully. Developing new features is part of this portfolio keeping the Society's members informed of new events and awards.
Honorary Secretary - Challenger Society
Challenger Society 2020 Conference
Conference Postponed until Sept 2021 due to Covid-19 outbreak.Challenger Society 2020 Conference
at SAMS , Oban
6th-10th September, 2021
Registration, and Abstract submission is available on the conference website at https://challenger2020.co.uk
West Antarctic Peninsular and Scotia Arc - Working Group Meeting 2020
Details of the 2020 working group meeting 1st August 2020
XXXVI SCAR, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Ocean Challenge search function
There is a new online search function for all Ocean Challenge issues that allows anyone to easily search for articles on a specific topic. We hope this will be used not just by the marine science community but by educators who would otherwise not have access to such resources.