Meeting & Events
The Challenger Society has an active programme of meetings which we support....
Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
These are one of the most important parts of the Society. Meetings are organised by the individual SIGs and offer an opportunity to meet with Society Members with similar interests.
Special Interest Groups are entitled to apply for up to £500 sponsorship from the Society per year to help cover costs associated with the event and increase participation, particularly of Early Career Researchers. In return, we ask that the Challenger Society is clearly acknowledged, that benefits of membership are shared with participants, and that an article is written for the Society’s magazine, Ocean Challenge. PPT slides and banners to help with promotion are available from the Society on request. To apply for financial support, please complete this form with details of your event and what the funds will be used for, and submit it to 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.