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New Twitter Account

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We are back up and running under a new handle, if you want regular updates please follow @EFFS_EFYR

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Water Awards

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The international journal WATER has announced that the “2018 Water Young Investigator Award” is now open. All nominations and applications will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee led by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Arjen Y. Hoekstra, together with Associate Editors Prof. Dr. Athanasios Loukas, Prof. Dr. Y. Jun Xu and Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Püttmann.

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Postdoctoral position in Irstea Aix-en-Provence, FRANCE – Resistance, resilience and succession of biofilm and macroinvertebrate communities in response to natural and experimental floods

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Postdoctoral position in Irstea Aix-en-Provence, FRANCE
Resistance, resilience and succession of biofilm and macroinvertebrate communities in response to natural and experimental floods

Contacts: maxime.logez@irstea.fr; christine.argillier@irstea.fr; gaït.archambaud@irstea.fr

Irstea – Centre d’Aix-en-Provence UNR RECOVER, équipe FRESHCO 3275 route de Cézanne
13182 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 5
www.irstea.fr

Closing date for application: 1st October 2017

Start date: January 2018.

Duration: 12 ...

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EuroRun – Fresh Project Update

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EuroRun was the winner of the 1st EFFS-EFYR collaborative call for research projects led by young researchers.

EuroRun integrates 16 teams from 11 European countries, with a total of 47 young freshwater researchers conducting samplings at 34 stream sites

The project is aimed at estimating CO2 fluxes from European running waters and represents the first coordinated European-wide study to examine fluvial CO2 fluxes. You can now find more information on the project progresses by ...

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Best student oral and poster presentations at SEFS10

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EFYR is proud to announce the best oral and poster student presentations at SEFS10 in Olomouc. Each student was scored by three PhD+ attendants to the conference. The awards were given on Friday 7 July during the closing ceremony.

Best oral presentation:

  • Anna Freeman: Zooplankton influence on phytoplankton biomass and community structure in rivers

Subsidiary awards for oral presentations:

  • Ariana Chiapella: Partitioning dietary energy sources using compound-specific isotopes: a mesocosm study
  • Rosetta Blackman: How much can environmental DNA (eDNA) reflect a local macroinvertebrate community in ...
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Winners of the EFFS Award for the best PhD Dissertation in Freshwater Sciences (2015-2016)

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_smallWinnersThe EFFS Board of Representatives is proud to announce the successful applicants for the EFFS Award for the best PhD Dissertation in Freshwater Sciences (2015-2016).

An international jury, composed of five members of the International Representatives of EFFS and EFYR, have evaluated the pre-selected dissertations, which had been transmitted by the National Societies. Three candidates have been selected for the prizes.

Main prize and winner of the EFFS Award for the best PhD ...

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3 postdoc positions at RECETOX

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WELCOMING IDEAS FOR SEFS10

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Dear young and fresh scientists,

 as you might know the next SEFS meeting will be held in Olomouc (Czech Republic) from the 2nd to the 7th of July of 2017 (http://www.sefs10.cz/). To ensure that the meeting meets the expectations of young scientists we would like to take into consideration all of your suggestions.

The European Federation for Freshwater Sciences is known by its commitment to promoting younger generations, creating a group composed exclusively by young scientists (i.e. PhD and early ...

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4 years postdoc at the Institute for Environmental Sciences at the Campus Landau/Pfalz, Germany

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Postdoc position (100%) at the Institute for Environmental Sciences at the Campus Landau/Pfalz, Germany. The appointment is for 4 years and subject to the German law on fixed-term contracts in science (WissZeitVG). Salary will be according to 100% of the German public service salary scale TV-L 13.

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The Working Group Quantitative Landscape Ecology investigates the effects of anthropogenic stressors (for example, toxicants, climate change) on river ecosystems, particularly invertebrates, microorganisms and ecosystem processes. We expect from you a high motivation and active contribution to research, acquisition of ...

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THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO JOIN THE EURORUN PROJECT!!

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Are you a young and motivated scientist working on ecological questions in freshwaters?Would you like to meet other young and motivated freshwater scientists from all over Europe and extend your network? Are you eager to learn more about carbon fluxes and greenhouse gas emissions from streams? Do you like to be outside in the nature and conduct fieldwork and do not flinch from performing night sampling? Do you have time between September 2016 until June 2017 for a ...

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