Sofja Kovalevskaja Award for promising young researchers

The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is offering promising young researchers from all over the world attractive career prospects in Germany. Junior research talents of all disciplines from abroad are given the opportunity to establish working groups of their own at German research institutions. The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award recognises outstanding talent and… Read more »

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Marie Curie Experienced Researcher in Bioinformatics – ER1

Salary: £48,692-£54,086 per annum (see below). Duration: 22 months. Closing date for applications: 5pm 7 May 2015. Start date: as soon as possible. Summary: We have a rare opportunity for a junior bioinformatician with experience in next-generation genomics to join one of the Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (ITN) as an Experienced Researcher (ER). The… Read more »

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Dr Sam Dupont at National Shellfisheries Association annual meeting

  CACHE scientist Dr Sam Dupont, from the University of Gothenburg, presented a paper on ocean acidification at the National Shellfisheries Association 107th Annual Meeting in Monteray Bay, California (22-26 March 2015). Sam’s presentation, ‘A taste of ocean acidification’, can be viewed here. More information about the event can be found here.

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Experienced Researcher fellowship available – (ER4)

Funding is available for an experienced researcher for 24 months duration. Project title: Biomimetic valorization of mollusc shell as a by-product (WP6) Job summary: – The aim of the CACHE network (www.cache-itn.eu) is to understand shell production in four commercial bivalve species using a co-ordinated multidisciplinary approach. This project is funded by the EU FP7… Read more »

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Experienced Researcher (ER3) fellowship available

Funding is available for an experienced researcher for 24 months duration. Project title: Developing the field of mollusc shell production as a model for Biomimicry (WP6) Job summary: – The aim of the CACHE network (www.cache-itn.eu) is to understand shell production in four commercial bivalve species using a co-ordinated multidisciplinary approach. This project is funded… Read more »

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The CACHE mascots – their adventures begin!

Two classy clams share their experiences as project ambassadors – part-one: ‘Hi. We’re Clarence and Clemmie – two classy clams! A little about ourselves. Well, after bursting onto the celebrity shellfish scene, we’ve had a ball on the red carpet and appeared in numerous photo-shoots for Shello! magazine. But after all the glitz and glamour… Read more »

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Early stage fellowship available: Marine population genomics

Funding is available for an early stage fellowship as part of CACHE, a Marie Curie Initial Training Network. The fellow will be based in the Hoffman lab at Bielefeld University – http://thehoffmanlab.com – and will have the opportunity to register for a PhD. The fellowship will provide training in cutting-edge population genomic approaches and offers excellent… Read more »

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CACHE co-ordinator in exile!

CACHE Project Co-ordinator, Dr Melody Clark’s tales from Antarctica Greetings from the icy wastes! Whilst it’s always comforting to know that your project co-ordinator is always available come rain or shine (which is true, as she foolishly supplied all the network members with her mobile number – duh!), sometimes you just have to learn to… Read more »

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Co-ordinator in exile!

CACHE Project Co-ordinator Dr Melody Clark’s tales from Antarctica Greetings from the icy wastes! Whilst it’s always comforting to know that your project co-ordinator is always available come rain or shine (which is true, as she foolishly supplied all the network members with her mobile number – duh!), sometimes you just have to learn to… Read more »

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Mytilus adaptation to climate change – we need your help!

The cultivation of Blue mussels Mytilus edulis is of considerable commercial importance for Scotland. In times of more frequent environmental extremes it is important to understand how this species reacts to changing conditions, including potential impacts on the quality of mussel products. This will be of relevance for both aquaculture research and local mussel farmers… Read more »

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