Early Career Event 2014
Thank you to all those who attended the Early Career Event at the Challenger Society Conference! You made it a fantastic event! Over 70 early career researchers took part in the event that hosted presentations about finding postdocs and fellowships (by Anna Hickman from the University of Southampton), careers in science coordination (by Jen Riley from National Oceanography Centre) and careers outside academia (by Ruban Tharmarajah from IMAREST).
Varied and valuable advice flowed at breakneck speed with top tips "speed-pitch" style from scientists in different roles and with different career paths. Many thanks to Bee Berx (Marine Scotland), Sian Henley (University of Edinburgh), Maeve Lohan (Plymouth University) and Alex Poulton (National Oceanography Centre).
“Early career session at #challenger2014 was superb! Great advice, lots of reading materials, and encouragement from speakers” - @HayleyEversKing
The useful lists of fellowship schemes, job search websites, mentoring schemes, early career networks and science coordination programs provided during the event are below:
Early Career Networks.pdf
Funding and Fellowhships.pdf
Science Coordination Programmes.pdf
If you have any thoughts on how the event ran, ideas as to what we could do in future, or even if you would be interested in future events being run please let us know by getting in contact with the current Early Career Network Coordinator by visiting our Contact page.
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.